The TAPS Daily - September 22, 2020


Welcome to The TAPS Daily - your source for some of the latest news, resources, and thought pieces from across the military and veteran community during the COVID-19 response.


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Today's Highlights

 

  1. 'Enormous And Tragic': U.S. Has Lost More Than 200,000 People To COVID-19
    NPR
    The U.S. death toll is the highest in the world, by a large measure. Despite having less than 5% of the global population, the U.S. has suffered more than 20% of COVID-19 deaths worldwide.
  2. Better Know A Ballot | Election 2020 | How to Vote
    CBS - The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
    On National Voter Registration Day, make sure you know voting procedures in your state. In these unprecedented times it’s important not to leave planning how to vote until the last minute.
  3. Automatic citizenship has been restored for some troops' children born abroad
    Military Times
    The Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act restores automatic citizenship for American children born abroad and in the custody of at least one military parent.
  4. There are now more than 40,000 cases of COVID-19 at American colleges and universities
    (The Hill)
    A new tally reveals that across U.S. universities and colleges, 40,000 coronavirus cases have been confirmed among students, faculty and staff.
  5. CDC's Halloween Guidelines Warn Against Typical Trick-Or-Treating
    NPR
    The CDC has issued new guidelines on how to celebrate Halloween safely. No big surprise: Classic door-to-door trick-or-treating and crowded, boozy costume parties are not recommended.
  6. 50 fun things to do this fall regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic
    CNN
    The pandemic can't change that it's still the season of leaves falling and light sweaters and jackets, with the morning and twilight feeling crisp but not too chilly. 

 

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