Tradition suggests the most meaningful Thanksgiving celebrations are those that involve dozens of friends gathering around a giant turkey. This year, celebrations will need to become a lot more intimate, but that doesn’t have to make them any less meaningful. Scaling down Thanksgiving does not have to mean missing out […]

CDC releases COVID-19 guidelines for Halloween Besides trick-or-treating, the CDC also identified trunk-or-treating, indoor costume parties, haunted houses, hayrides and tractor rides, and rural fall festivals as high-risk COVID-19 activities. ExploreMake sure COVID doesn’t come home for holidays “Thanksgiving is a time when many families travel long distances to celebrate […]

In an email to the campus community, UND indicated it has been monitoring its COVID-19 response closely and has been “pleased with the efforts of our UND community working together to test, isolate and quarantine as necessary and practicing COVID-19 safe behaviors.” “Because of this and its impact in reducing […]

Thanksgiving is usually a time for friends and family to gather and celebrate together. But this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued guidelines for celebrating the holiday during the COVID-19 pandemic that’ll make it look very different from what we’re used to. The CDC’s considerations […]

As a majority of colleges opened their campuses this semester for some level of in-person instruction, they tweaked their academic calendars, streamlining the schedule to limit how often students travel to and from school. The resulting plan for almost every school in the country is a semester that either ends […]

From Good Housekeeping It’s fair to say that Thanksgiving Day will look much different this year. But even if you can’t share a meal with your extended family or travel to visit loved ones, you can still rely on certain traditions to make the day feel like year’s past. First […]

As the Summer of COVID draws to a close, many experts fear an even bleaker fall and suggest that American families should start planning for Thanksgiving by Zoom. Because of the many uncertainties, public health scientists say it’s easier to forecast the weather on Thanksgiving Day than to predict how […]

Photo credit: Erika LaPresto From Delish With some holidays, you know exactly when to expect them. For instance, if you celebrate Christmas, you know that every December 25, you’ll be drinking a mimosa and acting super happy about those weird earrings your aunt gifted you. But other holidays are a […]

That’s what happened after July 4, said Megan L. Ranney, an emergency physician and public health researcher at Brown University. She said a jump in positive tests began between two and four weeks after the holiday, suggesting that many were pass-along infections. The American Automobile Association forecast that about 50 […]

The coronavirus crisis continued to reach new heights over the Thanksgiving holiday as average daily caseloads showed no sign of declining across much of the country.  Sixteen states — including Arizona, California, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey and Ohio — saw their average daily case counts hit all-time highs Thursday and […]

Evelyn Maysonet looks at the food delivery from the Weber-Morgan Health Department Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Ogden, Utah. Maysonet has been isolating with her husband and son in their Ogden home since all three tested positive for COVID-19 over a week ago. None of them have been able to […]

WASHINGTON, DC — Want to deep fry your Thanksgiving turkey but don’t want to risk setting your house on fire? Then haul your turkey down to Nationals Park in D.C. Thursday for the 12th annual Turkey Fry, sponsored by the Washington Nationals and Medium Rare restaurants. Fryers will be set […]

Millions of Americans took to the skies and the roads ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring petrol on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own household. © John Minchillo Travellrs arrive at Terminal C […]

I never imagined that going completely deaf and losing everything I owned would turn out to be the best things that ever happened to me. What seemed like a great tragedy that would lead to empty and joyless life ended up making me far more successful and happier than I […]