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Not Real News FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2016 file photo, a police officer struggles to keep hold of a box containing voting material as excited voters surround him after waiting over 7 hours without being able to vote, at a polling station in Ggaba, on the outskirts of Kampala, Uganda. On Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, The Associated Press reported on this photo circulating online incorrectly asserting it shows young people in Uganda stopping a policeman from stealing a ballot box during the country’s presidential election on Thursday. The photo was taken during Uganda’s last presidential election in 2016. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File) (Ben Curtis
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were...

January 15, 2021 3:10 pm

Australia to kill pigeon that crossed Pacific from Oregon

A racing pigeon has survived an 8,000-mile Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States to find a new home in Australia. Now authorities...

January 14, 2021 2:50 pm

Kansas game warden frees tangled deer with single gunshot

A Kansas game warden is getting attention for a video that shows him firing a single shot from a handgun to disentangle the antlers of two...

January 13, 2021 3:40 pm

Civil War Veteran Helen Viola Jackson is shown this April 2017 photo. Jackson was believed to be the last surviving widow of a Civil War soldier when she died Dec. 16, 2020 in Marshfield, Mo.  (Photo courtesy Nicholas Inman via AP) (Nicholas Inman
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Missouri woman believed to be last Civil War widow dies

Helen Viola Jackson's 1936 marriage to James Bolin was unusual to say the least: He was 93 and in declining health, and she was a...

January 7, 2021 4:10 pm

Found Llama This Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, photo released by Newburyport/West Newbury Animal Control shows a male llama that was found Monday alone in a field near Interstate 95 in Newburyport, Mass. The llama was temporarily kept at a local farm until its owner could be located. (Kayla Provencher/Newburyport/West Newbury Animal Control via AP) (Kayla Provencher
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On the llam: 'Very chill' llama found wandering off highway

A passerby spotted a wandering llama in a field off an interstate in Massachusetts and with the help of an animal control officer, brought...

January 6, 2021 11:30 am