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FILE - In this Thursday, March 19, 2020 file photo, a mask lies on a lawn in Willowbrook, Ill. On Friday, June 26, 2020, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly asserting that wearing face masks can cause fungal and bacterial pneumonia. There’s no evidence that normal use of face masks can cause fungal or bacterial infections. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Jun. 26, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

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 shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ CLAIM: Wearing face masks can cause fungal and bacterial pneumonia. THE FACTS:...

FILE - In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Peter Hans, the newly elected president of the N.C. Community College System, delivers remarks during a news conference in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina's community college system president will become the next head of the University of North Carolina's 17-campus system, a UNC governing board member said on Thursday, June 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Board member: Hans to become next UNC system president

Jun. 18, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's community college system president will become the next head of the University of North Carolina's 17-campus system, a UNC governing board member said on Thursday. Peter Hans, who began the community college job just two years ago, will be introduced on Friday as the...