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A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Second Roy Moore Accuser Works...
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge has leveled harsh criticism at state police over the agency's attempt to shut down a grand jury looking into how it investigates shootings by on-duty troopers. Judge Stephen Baratta rejected a state police request to disband the grand jury...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police have arrested two people after the fatal stabbing of a New Jersey man who relatives say was trying to defend his 8-year-old son from being robbed. Detectives arrested 19-year-old Nasir Day, of Newark, on Thursday, two days after police found 30-...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to dedicate himself to physical therapy. In a Friday letter to supporters, the 76-year-old says family and friends noticed a change in him about three...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior by Florida Democratic Party Chairman Stephen Bittel (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The Florida Democratic Party chairman is resigning after a report that he makes women feel uncomfortable...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Four Democratic candidates for Florida governor are asking the state party chairman to step down after a report that he makes women feel uncomfortable. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham...
NEW YORK (AP) — At least 25 transgender people in the United States have been homicide victims so far this year, the highest annual total on record, according to advocacy groups that have been monitoring the grim phenomenon and seeking ways to reduce the toll. The Human Rights...
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's new $1.6 billion stadium — home to the NFL's Falcons and the city's hugely popular pro soccer team — has successfully risen, despite a series of construction delays over its complex retractable roof. Now, the dome next door that Mercedes-Benz Stadium was...
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air. The blaze was reported around 11 p.m. Thursday at Barclay Friends Senior Living...