Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Finally, the White House has pulled off a successful web launch.
Ghastly spider webs, haystacks and pumpkins adorned an orange-hued White House for the annual White House Halloween event.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are handing out treats to local students and children of military parents on the South Lawn of the White House. Trick-or-treaters will head home with jelly beans, a White House Sweet Dough Butter Cookie and dried fruit in their goodie bags.
Fog billowed across the lawn, where stilt-walkers and jugglers greeted kids as a brass band played eerie Halloween music. Glinda the Good Witch waved her magic wand from inside her giant, transparent bubble.
The White House says more than 5,000 people are taking part in this year's event.
- Texas' Perry says disparaging tweet unauthorized
- 'Guardians' stays atop cinemas amid worst...
- 'Deseret News National Edition': Common Core,...
- Running again? Mitt Romney tells Hugh Hewitt...
- Feds eye stricter rules for railroad rights...
- Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US
- 5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office
- US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind...
- Running again? Mitt Romney tells Hugh... 39
- 10 things to know about corporate... 32
- Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in... 16
- House, Senate intel chiefs press White... 16
- Saudi king says terrorists will reach... 13
- It's about time the government... 12
- Freelancers and millennials help usher... 11
- 'Deseret News National Edition': Common... 11