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SAFE AND SOUND: Firefighters give puppies oxygen after rescuing the ten little dogs from a house fire in St. Louis.

SAFE AND SOUND: Firefighters give puppies oxygen after rescuing the ten little dogs from a house fire in St. Louis. https://abcn.ws/325nlIk

Water pours through a subway station in New York as Tropical Storm Fay brought heavy rains to the region. The storm has since been downgraded to a tropical depression.

Water pours through a subway station in New York as Tropical Storm Fay brought heavy rains to the region. The storm has since been downgraded to a tropical depression. https://abcn.ws/329is0S

FLOWER POWER: Resplendent in color, the Umbrian plain of Castelluccio bursts into life with poppies, daisies and cornflowers in bloom.

FLOWER POWER: Resplendent in color, the Umbrian plain of Castelluccio bursts into life with poppies, daisies and cornflowers in bloom. https://abcn.ws/38Vvuk9

The vast majority of Confederate memorials weren’t erected in the years directly following the Civil War. They were installed as symbols of white supremacy during periods when Black Americans’ civil rights were under attack. More, via  @FiveThirtyEight: https://abcn.ws/3iOxRJL

Jack Charlton, an uncompromising central defender who played alongside his brother, Bobby, in England’s World Cup-winning side in 1966 before enjoying coaching success with Ireland, has died. He was 85. https://abcn.ws/3276J2T

"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." https://abcn.ws/3iSTCsc

Endangered Hawksbill baby turtles make their way to the sea after hatching on the beaches of a Thai island, empty of tourists due to COVID-19.

Environmentalists believe lockdown measures may have provided a chance for turtles to hatch in safety.

Endangered Hawksbill baby turtles make their way to the sea after hatching on the beaches of a Thai island, empty of tourists due to COVID-19. Environmentalists believe lockdown measures may have provided a chance for turtles to hatch in safety. https://abcn.ws/3iT1R7g

Residents push a truck through floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, as Tropical Storm Fay brought downpours to the region. The storm has since weakened.

Residents push a truck through floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, as Tropical Storm Fay brought downpours to the region. The storm has since weakened. https://abcn.ws/2ZiqAds

Attorney General Bill Barr told @PierreTABC earlier this week any potential pardon of Roger Stone or commutation of his sentence is Pres. Trump's "prerogative," but that he feels "it was an appropriate prosecution and I thought the sentence was fair."

Attorney General Bill Barr told  @Pierre Thomas earlier this week any potential pardon of Roger Stone or commutation of his sentence is Pres. Trump's "prerogative," but that he feels "it was an appropriate prosecution and I thought the sentence was fair." https://abcn.ws/2ZhX6MO

How a running mate, diverse campaign could help Biden with Latino voters. https://abcn.ws/2Zna9gl

Attorney representing several of Jeffrey Epstein's alleged victims tells  @ABC News News that Ghislaine Maxwell "created Jeffrey Epstein." "She helped to create the monster that we later understood him to be." https://abcn.ws/3fd5inc

An increasing level of rainfall in the Yellow River has brought more tourists to the Hukou Waterfall in China. The water flow formed the golden waterfall scene for the first time this year.

An increasing level of rainfall in the Yellow River has brought more tourists to the Hukou Waterfall in China. The water flow formed the golden waterfall scene for the first time this year. https://abcn.ws/3gQqAav

Approval of Pres. Trump's oversight of the COVID-19 crisis reaches new low in @ABC News/Ipsos polling, with 67% of Americans disapproving of his efforts.

Approval of Pres. Trump's oversight of the COVID-19 crisis reaches new low in  @ABC News News/Ipsos polling, with 67% of Americans disapproving of his efforts. https://abcn.ws/3gPwj0t

"Unprecedented, historic corruption."

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney condemns Pres. Trump's commutation of longtime ally Roger Stone's sentence.

"Unprecedented, historic corruption." Republican Sen. Mitt Romney condemns Pres. Trump's commutation of longtime ally Roger Stone's sentence. http://abcn.ws/2ZkKtk4

"Anybody that thinks this is hoax, they should come spend the day with me here."
 
United Memorial Medical Center in Houston has been on the frontline battling the COVID-19 pandemic, as Texas and other states are showing surges in cases since reopening.

"Anybody that thinks this is hoax, they should come spend the day with me here." United Memorial Medical Center in Houston has been on the frontline battling the COVID-19 pandemic, as Texas and other states are showing surges in cases since reopening. https://abcn.ws/2AL1EBZ

A "few dozen" U.S. Marines stationed at two different bases in Okinawa, Japan, have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Associated Press. https://abcn.ws/302UbqH

At just seven years old, Olivia Tyler is on a mission to protect Chicago's homeless from COVID-19—one mask at a time. https://abcn.ws/38LlDxd

It appears right now that the identity politics of 2020 are a net plus for Democrats—and perhaps they weren’t too big a problem for Democrats in the first place. Analysis via  @FiveThirtyEight: https://abcn.ws/3iOqdPz

BACKYARD BEAR: A bear in Southern California cooled down and relaxed in a family's backyard. The bear and two cubs live in the neighborhood and make occasional visits.

BACKYARD BEAR: A bear in Southern California cooled down and relaxed in a family's backyard. The bear and two cubs live in the neighborhood and make occasional visits. https://abcn.ws/3iSa5wr

NEW: New York recorded 799 COVID-19 hospitalizations in the last 24 hours—the lowest number since mid-March, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. There was also the lowest three-day average death toll since March 16, with six recorded in the last 24 hours. https://abcn.ws/2ZZBOTt

Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls Pres. Trump's commutation of longtime ally Roger Stone's sentence "an act of staggering corruption. Congress will take action to prevent this type of brazen wrongdoing."

Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls Pres. Trump's commutation of longtime ally Roger Stone's sentence "an act of staggering corruption. Congress will take action to prevent this type of brazen wrongdoing." https://abcn.ws/2ZkKtk4

SUNSET SWIMMER: A walker spots a jellyfish swimming in a rock pool as she watches a beautiful sunset off the coast of Australia,

SUNSET SWIMMER: A walker spots a jellyfish swimming in a rock pool as she watches a beautiful sunset off the coast of Australia, https://abcn.ws/3fgbKtO

Ghislaine Maxwell is expected to publicly address allegations against her for the first time in court on Tuesday. But the hearing is only the latest chapter in long-running legal battles waged mostly out of public view. http://abcn.ws/3216K8B

The death of a 26-year-old Black woman during an emergency C-section is putting a spotlight on the disparities women of color face during childbirth—and leading to calls for change. https://abcn.ws/2ZWpQKb

"The situation in the country has obviously changed in the last 40 years. I feel fortunate to be living in a time when we can address some of the injustices of the past." https://abcn.ws/38N2lHq

FIN-TASTIC FORTUNE: Surfer has incredible close encounter with pod of dolphins in Byron Bay, Australia.

FIN-TASTIC FORTUNE: Surfer has incredible close encounter with pod of dolphins in Byron Bay, Australia. https://abcn.ws/321le8t

Recent antibody research found that about 20% of New Yorkers have had prior infections—a far cry from the 60% experts say would be needed to achieve herd immunity. https://abcn.ws/323lX93

At least five people are dead and more than 40 people arrested in South Africa Saturday following an attack at a church in Zuurbekom, a town in the Gauteng Province of South Africa. https://abcn.ws/38KOjWW

The death of a 26-year-old Black woman during an emergency C-section is putting a spotlight on the disparities women of color face during childbirth—and leading to calls for change. https://abcn.ws/3iRykuH

The new half-hour comedy series will explore the perspective of a Black middle-class family in Montgomery, Alabama, in the turbulent late 1960s—the same era as the original series. https://abcn.ws/3fudW0Z

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