Daily Archives: October 23, 2020

White House to Host Halloween Event for Military, Frontline Workers’ Kids

Many are nervous about inviting trick-or-treaters to their doors during a pandemic, but the White House will flick on the lights and welcome kids for its annual Halloween celebration. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have invited children, including families of frontline workers and military members, to a trick-or-treating event Sunday at the White House. It’s unclear how…

Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Oct. 23

The U.S. set a new record for coronavirus cases, with more than 77,000 new infections reported Thursday – the largest single-day increase since July. This new record comes as the total number of COVID-19 infections across the country has reached almost 8.5 million. From the start of the pandemic until today, nearly 225,000 lives have been lost in the U.S….