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Thanksgiving air travel doubles 2020 level

Travelers wait in a long queue at the security checkpoint of Orlando International Airport on Nov. 24.
Travelers wait in a long queue at the security checkpoint of Orlando International Airport on Nov. 24. Photo: Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

In photos: Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade returns

A view of the 95th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 25, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images
Axios Local
Updated Nov 25, 2021 - Economy & Business

How America's turkey supply chain brings birds to your table

A turkey farm in Pennsylvania. Photo: Hannah Beier/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Hope King
Nov 25, 2021 - Economy & Business

Post-Thanksgiving shopping looks to make up for lost time

Illustration of a hand holding a bag with a November 2021 calendar on it
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Axios Local
Updated Nov 25, 2021 - Economy & Business

America's most vegan Thanksgiving ever

A vegan "turkey" Thanksgiving meal. Photo: Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Biden administration approves second major offshore wind project

A bird flies over a wind turbine at a wind farm near Highway 12 in Rio Vista, California, U.S., on Tuesday, March 30
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Shawna Chen
Nov 25, 2021 - Health

U.S. to mandate COVID vaccines for all border crossers in January

Photo of Joe Biden speaking from a podium with the American flag behind him
President Biden speaks during an event at the South Court Auditorium at Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. Photo: Alex Wong via Getty Images

In photos: Thanksgiving travel nears pre-pandemic levels

a crowd of people stand on a curb to the left, in the middle of a frame, a woman waves to a driver as she walks towards a vehicle.
A long line of people awaiting rides after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 23, 2021. Photo: Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

Fast food's celebrity strategy is working

McDonald's golden arches
Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images
Hope King
Nov 24, 2021 - Economy & Business

Charted: The return of holiday travel

Scoop: Red Sox owner wants to buy an NBA team

Illustration of the Pittsburgh Penguin's logo skating away with cash trailing behind it.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

For Toshiba, breaking up may be hard to do

illustration of a venn diagram with nuclear sketches and wind power sketches
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

JPMorgan CEO walks back joke about Chinese Communist Party

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon in Paris in June 2021.
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon in Paris in June 2021. Photo: Michel Euler/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Brazen shoplifting schemes sweep the U.S.

San Francisco's Union Square
San Francisco's Union Square. Photo: Miikka Skaffari/Getty Images

Weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969

Picture of a sign that says "Now Hiring"
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Rebecca Falconer
Nov 24, 2021 - World

New Zealand to reopen to vaccinated foreign travelers from April

  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks during a press conference at Parliament on November 22, 2021 in Wellington, New Zealand.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during a news conference at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, on Monday. Photo: Mark Mitchell - Pool/Getty Images

FAA: 8 unruly passengers face more than $160,000 in fines

A "Masks Required" sign at a Delta Air Lines gate in Terminal C of LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, U.S., on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021.
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