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An attendant, front, directs park guests to the entrance of the Magic Kingdom during the reopening at Walt Disney World, Saturday, July 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
The Associated Press
July 11, 2020 - 12:42 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — “The Most Magical Place on Earth” has reopened after nearly four months with new rules in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom are reopening Saturday, while Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will follow four days...
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July 11, 2020 - 11:10 am
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC NEWS (MERRITT ISLAND, Fla.) -- SpaceX scrubbed its launch of dozens of Starlink satellites Saturday from Florida's Kennedy Space Center. SpaceX wrote on Twitter that the mission needed "more time for checkouts" and the team was working to identify the next launch...
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July 11, 2020 - 10:18 am
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC NEWS (BOSTON) -- Every year, more than 20 million visitors flock to Boston's Faneuil Hall Marketplace, which, after being closed for several months, reopened July 1. But for the first time in its nearly 300-year history, it's largely empty. "There is no foot traffic,"...
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July 11, 2020 - 10:15 am
By ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (SAN ANTONIO, Texas) -- "I think I made a mistake. I thought this was a hoax, but it's not." Those were the final words of a 30-year-old patient who died at a San Antonio, Texas, hospital this week after attending a so-called "COVID party," according to the hospital's chief...
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ABC News
July 11, 2020 - 9:43 am
By DANIEL MANZO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- Tropical Storm Fay has now transitioned to a post-tropical cyclone, with winds of 35 mph. The storm’s center is located about 30 miles south of Albany, New York, on Saturday and is moving north at 17 mph. As the storm came ashore on Friday, Fay brought...
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July 11, 2020 - 9:00 am
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- Over 12.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are...
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July 10, 2020 - 2:40 pm
BY: MIKE DOBUSKI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- News this week that the US is considering banning TikTok , a social media app that’s wildly popular among young people, sent shockwaves through the community of users on the platform. Morgan Eckroth started posting on TikTok last May, under the handle @...
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July 10, 2020 - 11:40 am
By JADE LAWSON and BRIANA STEWART, ABC News (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.) -- Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial often called “the granddaddy of all Confederate monuments ” and a former Ku Klux Klan meeting place is once again at the center of an ongoing debate over what some see as a symbol of southern...
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Nathalia Bruno survived a flash flood after her car was swept away by the water. - WABC
July 10, 2020 - 11:08 am
By ELLA TORRES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A New Jersey woman survived a harrowing ordeal after her car was swept away in a flash flood, leaving her to be dragged through the waters. Nathalia Bruno, 24, said that she was making a delivery for DoorDash on Monday when flash flood warnings were in place...
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July 10, 2020 - 6:08 am
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A tropical storm warning for the entire New Jersey coast, New York City, Long Island and all of the Connecticut coastline has been issued as Tropical Storm Fay's path moves north Friday. Fay has winds of 50 mph Friday morning and is moving north at 10 mph,...
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