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The just-discovered omicron variant has raised fears about the global trajectory of the pandemic, in part because the world is still struggling to contend with delta.
The Netherlands braced for dozens of cases coming from two flights from South Africa as researchers raced to determine if passengers were infected with the variant.
(Kiersten Essenpreis for The Post)
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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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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Our friend has given us many gifts over the years. I found out he has checked our house to see whether they’re being used.
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