The TAPS Daily - November 2, 2020


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  1. Air Force Academy’s football fan cutouts honor fallen grads in pandemic emptied stadium
    Stars & Stripes
    In a section of the Air Force Academy’s Falcon Stadium on Saturday, cutouts of nearly two dozen graduates who have passed away “watched” as the academy’s football team played Boise State.
  2. For The Day Of The Dead, Remembering Those Lost To The Coronavirus
    NPR
    Families across Mexico, the U.S. and elsewhere are observing Día de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday that celebrates the lives and honors the memory of those who've passed on.
  3. More than 95 million Americans have already voted on eve of election
    The Hill
    The number of ballots cast early in this year's election represents nearly 70 percent of all those cast in the 2016 general election, Reuters reported.
  4. COVID-19 cases, deaths rising at rapid rate ahead of Election Day
    NBC News
    On the eve of the presidential election, COVID-19 cases were rising rapidly in virtually every state as the death toll continued to climb, the latest NBC News figures showed Monday.
  5. Veterans Affairs records 4,000 deaths from the coronavirus as active cases continue to rise
    Connecting Vets
    The Department of Veterans Affairs reached a grim milestone on November 1 — 4,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic as active cases continue to rise.
  6. Space Station Marking 20 Years of People Living in Orbit
    Military.com
    Monday marks two decades of people living onboard the International Space Station.
  7. Military Forces Rescue Kidnapped American in Niger
    Military.com
    An American citizen kidnapped in the West African nation of Niger this past week has been rescued in a U.S. military operation in neighboring Nigeria.
  8. Election Cake, a Forgotten Recipe, Rises Online
    New York Times
    Searches for this cake, which dates to colonial times, are gaining steam ahead of Election Day.

 

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