Pro-democracy protests have filled the streets of Hong Kong for more than three months. Most of the protests have been peaceful, but some have turned violent. For BYU students who call Hong Kong home, it’s hard to be so far away.

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts.

The United States often takes a leading role in calling out the world’s most dangerous places, warning its people about the risks of traveling to certain countries. But the latest mass shootings have triggered a sharp role reversal.

There are over 6,000 languages spoken around the world, but 96% of the population speaks only 4% of those languages. About one language dies each week. Hawaiian Language Immersion programs are fighting to keep the Hawaiian language from becoming one of them.