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The policy, implemented in light of a new covid-19 variant circulating in southern Africa, applies to travelers from eight countries. It does not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents. Other countries have also set restrictions for air travelers arriving from southern Africa.
The variant, with an unusual number of mutations, was first detected in Botswana.
There is too little research to draw conclusions, with experts urging caution but not panic.
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Low pay is not the issue — the median rate for a Santa-for-hire is $30 an hour. There just aren’t enough Santas to meet the demand of this year’s back-to-normal holiday parties and festivals, performers say.
Even as President Biden took credit for the turnaround, industry groups and logistics specialists warned that a return to the smooth flow of goods that was typical before the pandemic remains a long way off.
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Goods move along a conveyor belt at an Amazon facility in Britain. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)
Consumers will find prices higher than they’ve been in months as rivals quickly match Amazon’s price increases.
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William & Mary students on campus in Williamsburg, Va. (Julia Rendleman/The Post)
William & Mary offers a case study of the tensions: A memorial to the enslaved rises on the historic campus near monuments to key historical figures who were also enslavers.
A fairy door in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Va., on Nov. 19. (Craig Hudson for The Post)
An Alexandria, Va., neighborhood became a hub of fairy activity during the pandemic, with help from a local artist.
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Reader wonders whether it’s appropriate for her to wear dress pants instead of a dress or skirt at her 50th wedding anniversary party.