Thanksgiving

Fauci: Gathering over the holidays during COVID ‘is a risk’

Whether it’s being worried about COVID-19 or traveling of the holidays, Dr. Anthony Fauci is giving specific advice about family gatherings during the holiday season.
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Target reveals Round 1 of its 2020 Black Friday deals

Like many other retailers, Target is going about Black Friday a little differently this year, due to the pandemic – revealing another round of pre-holiday deals every Thursday leading up to Black Friday 2020.
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How to buy fresh, organic turkeys that your family will gobble up this Thanksgiving

The turkey can make or break Thanksgiving dinner. Shopping for the perfect turkey that’s fresh, pasture-raised, and non-GMO can be tricky. Use this guide to ensure you find the perfect bird for your family.
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Smaller turkeys expected to be big this Thanksgiving

A lot of Thanksgiving dinners will be downsized this year because of the pandemic, and that may leave Illinois turkey farmers with too much turkey.
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Macy's won't have in-store Santas this year

Macy’s won’t feature Santa Claus greeting kids at any of their stores including those in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco due to rising coronavirus cases. Read more.
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COVID pandemic will lead to ‘horrible winter’ before it gets better, experts warn

With the number of daily coronavirus cases on the rise in the United States, experts are warning the situation could get worse before turning around next year.
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COVID cases likely to surge during 'six weeks of superspreader events' during the holiday season

The holiday season is just around the corner. Find our why COVID-19 cases are likely to surge during the ‘six weeks of superspreader events.’
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Fauci warns Thanksgiving gatherings may need to be ‘sacrificed’ amid COVID uptick

In a new interview, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert said some families may need to consider canceling Thanksgiving gatherings as they could lead to further surges of COVID-19.
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Small household gatherings are helping drive the spike in COVID cases, CDC chief says

Large gatherings have been banned or discouraged since the start of the pandemic in March. But as cases of the coronavirus continue to spike around the country, the CDC is now warning how small indoor gatherings are helping to spread COVID-19.
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Fauci's daughters won't visit him for Thanksgiving due to COVID: 'You're 79 years old!'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, is planning on having a socially distant Thanksgiving. Despite wanting to see his three daughters, they have opted not to put their parents at risk. Read more now.
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