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NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Nov 18
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:

NYC Taxi Drivers Camp It Up in Funny Pinup Calendar

NYC Taxi Drivers Camp It Up in Funny Pinup Calendar

Nov 18
Eleven men and one woman camp it up in the 2018 taxi calendar. A shirtless driver in Chippendales-style bowtie and shirt cuffs leans against a vintage Checker cab. Another driver, also shirtless, licks icing from a cake with his picture on it.

Lawyers for Anti-Gay Atlanta Fire Chief Say He Was Fired For Religious View

Lawyers for Anti-Gay Atlanta Fire Chief Say He Was Fired For Religious View

Nov 18
Kelvin Cochran was fired in January 2015 after writing a book that city officials said includes offensive passages about certain groups of people, including gay people and non-Christians.

As Sex Scandals Topple the Powerful: Why Not Trump?

As Sex Scandals Topple the Powerful: Why Not Trump?

By Nancy Benac and Calvin Woodward | Nov 18
"You can do anything," Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women.

Trump Delays New Policy on Importing Elephant Parts

Trump Delays New Policy on Importing Elephant Parts

By Donna Casata | Nov 18
President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."

Weinstein's Impact: List of Men Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Weinstein's Impact: List of Men Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Nov 17
A look at some of the men accused:

State of California is Now a Plaintiff in Lawsuit Against Trump's Transgender Military Ban

State of California is Now a Plaintiff in Lawsuit Against Trump's Transgender Military Ban

Nov 17
U.S. District Court for Central California granted Attorney General Xavier Becerra's motion to intervene on behalf of the State of California in Stockman v. Trump, challenging the president's attempt to ban transgender military serivce members.

Parents Sue Oregon School District Over Transgender Policy

Parents Sue Oregon School District Over Transgender Policy

By Gillian Flaccus | Nov 17
Parents at a rural Oregon high school have filed a federal lawsuit over the school district's policy to allow a transgender male student to use the boys' locker room and bathroom,

M·A·C and Refinery29 Launch Digital Series, Trans 102

M·A·C and Refinery29 Launch Digital Series, Trans 102

Nov 17
M·A·C and Refinery29 mark National Trans Awareness Week with their new digital series, Trans102.

Radio Host Accepts Franken Apology

Radio Host Accepts Franken Apology

Nov 17
The Los Angeles radio anchor who accuses Democratic Senator Al Franken of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour says she accepts his apology but he could have apologized earlier.

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