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Disney’s Animal Kingdom announces three rhinos are expecting at park

FILE photo – LyleGregg/iStockBy ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News(BAY LAKE, Fla.) — Sept. 22 marks World Rhino Day and Disney’s Animal Kingdom has a major announcement in the world of conservation: three white rhino are expected to give birth at the park.This is the first time that the park has ever had this many expectant…read more »

Coronavirus live updates: ‘When you lose trust, you lose lives,’ former acting CDC director says

narvikk/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 965,000 people worldwide.Over 31.3 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…read more »

Coronavirus live updates: US death toll less than 200 away from hitting 200,000 mark

narvikk/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 965,000 people worldwide.Over 31.3 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…read more »

Tropical Storm Beta could drop up to 20 inches of rain in parts of Texas

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Tropical Storm Beta, which made landfall in Texas Monday night, is bringing pounding rain and flash flooding to Houston — and more rain is expected for the city.A flash flood watch has been issued from Victoria, Texas, to New Orleans.Water rescues have been reported…read more »

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