This week we have stories about polar bears, Elon Musk, and an explosive poop.
Posted on February 17, 2019, at 10:32 a.m. ET
A remote region in Russia has been invaded by dozens of polar bears, The Moscow Times reports. The bears entered buildings and seem to have wandered into town looking for food.
This story went viral on Facebook thanks to pro-Trump and conspiracy theory pages, but the Pope never said that.
Police in South Carolina are still searching for the man who bought six donuts with a fake $100 bill, AP reports.
The article was posted by Duffel Blog, a well-known military satire publication, but some took it seriously, Snopes reports.
After a customer warned he had to poop in a Home Depot, someone mistook it for a bomb threat and an employee called the police, the Wichita Eagle reports.
The president installed a room-sized golf simulator at the White House, the Washington Post reports.
The article was published by a website that claims it's satirical, Lead Stories reports.
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