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Passengers check in at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Passengers check in at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Passengers check in at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People check in at Alaska Airlines ticketing kiosks at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

People check in at Alaska Airlines ticketing kiosks at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

People check in at Alaska Airlines ticketing kiosks at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Travellers board a bus at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travellers board a bus at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travellers board a bus at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Ascha, an Amtrak explosive detection dog, checks arriving passengers with K-9 Police handler Ashlee Fisher at the Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Ascha, an Amtrak explosive detection dog, checks arriving passengers with K-9 Police handler Ashlee Fisher at the Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Ascha, an Amtrak explosive detection dog, checks arriving passengers with K-9 Police handler Ashlee Fisher at the Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Travellers wait to process through a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers wait to process through a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers wait to process through a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Stop-and-go traffic is reflected in the mirror of a car in Boston, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Stop-and-go traffic is reflected in the mirror of a car in Boston, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Stop-and-go traffic is reflected in the mirror of a car in Boston, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Vehicles stack up in traffic on their way towards Washington, D.C., via I-395 N in Arlington, Virginia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Vehicles stack up in traffic on their way towards Washington, D.C., via I-395 N in Arlington, Virginia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Vehicles stack up in traffic on their way towards Washington, D.C., via I-395 N in Arlington, Virginia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Travelers take an escalator to the train platform at the Union Station in Washington,  November 4, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travelers take an escalator to the train platform at the Union Station in Washington, November 4, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travelers take an escalator to the train platform at the Union Station in Washington, November 4, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Travellers board a bus bound for New York at Union Station, in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travellers board a bus bound for New York at Union Station, in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travellers board a bus bound for New York at Union Station, in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Vehicles stack up in traffic on their way towards Washington, D.C., via I-395 N in Arlington, Virginia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Vehicles stack up in traffic on their way towards Washington, D.C., via I-395 N in Arlington, Virginia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Vehicles stack up in traffic on their way towards Washington, D.C., via I-395 N in Arlington, Virginia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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A traveler gets assistance from an Alaska Airlines employee at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A traveler gets assistance from an Alaska Airlines employee at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A traveler gets assistance from an Alaska Airlines employee at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Vehicles stack up in traffic on their way towards Washington, D.C., in Arlington, Virginia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Vehicles stack up in traffic on their way towards Washington, D.C., in Arlington, Virginia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Vehicles stack up in traffic on their way towards Washington, D.C., in Arlington, Virginia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Cars travel along the FDR Drive in Manhattan, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Cars travel along the FDR Drive in Manhattan, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Cars travel along the FDR Drive in Manhattan, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Travelers board a train at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travelers board a train at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travelers board a train at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Passengers wait for trains at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Passengers wait for trains at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Passengers wait for trains at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Travellers wait in line at a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport  in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers wait in line at a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers wait in line at a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Taxis wait to pick up passengers outside Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Taxis wait to pick up passengers outside Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Taxis wait to pick up passengers outside Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Travelers prepare to board a train at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travelers prepare to board a train at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travelers prepare to board a train at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Travelers wait for a bus at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travelers wait for a bus at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travelers wait for a bus at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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People embrace as travellers unload their baggage at the departures area outside Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

People embrace as travellers unload their baggage at the departures area outside Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

People embrace as travellers unload their baggage at the departures area outside Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Travelers board a train at Union Station in Washington,  November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travelers board a train at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Travelers board a train at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Ascha, an Amtrak explosive detection dog, checks arriving passengers with K-9 Police handler Ashlee Fisher at the Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Ascha, an Amtrak explosive detection dog, checks arriving passengers with K-9 Police handler Ashlee Fisher at the Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Ascha, an Amtrak explosive detection dog, checks arriving passengers with K-9 Police handler Ashlee Fisher at the Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Sam Abbay washes his windshield as his son Cole, 4, checks out the gas pump as Abbay fills up their car at a Safeway gas stop in McLean, Virginia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Sam Abbay washes his windshield as his son Cole, 4, checks out the gas pump as Abbay fills up their car at a Safeway gas stop in McLean, Virginia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Sam Abbay washes his windshield as his son Cole, 4, checks out the gas pump as Abbay fills up their car at a Safeway gas stop in McLean, Virginia, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Passengers wait for buses at Union Station in Washington,  November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Passengers wait for buses at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Passengers wait for buses at Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Travellers arrive on the ticketing and security checkpoint level of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers arrive on the ticketing and security checkpoint level of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers arrive on the ticketing and security checkpoint level of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Travellers process through a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers process through a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers process through a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Quentin Parris, 11, traveling with his father, waits to board a bus to Boston, in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Quentin Parris, 11, traveling with his father, waits to board a bus to Boston, in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Quentin Parris, 11, traveling with his father, waits to board a bus to Boston, in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Travellers go through general screening at a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers go through general screening at a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers go through general screening at a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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People wait in a general screening line at a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington,  November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

People wait in a general screening line at a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

People wait in a general screening line at a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Travellers walk through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with their luggage in Seattle, Washington,  November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers walk through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with their luggage in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers walk through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with their luggage in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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A line of taxi drivers wait for passengers outside Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

A line of taxi drivers wait for passengers outside Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

A line of taxi drivers wait for passengers outside Union Station in Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Travellers process through a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers process through a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Travellers process through a security checkpoint at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Passengers arrive at the terminal of the Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey,  November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Passengers arrive at the terminal of the Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Passengers arrive at the terminal of the Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A passenger walks with her dog though the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey,  November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A passenger walks with her dog though the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A passenger walks with her dog though the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Passengers walk through the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey,  November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Passengers walk through the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Passengers walk through the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Passengers arrive at the terminal of the Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey,  November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Passengers arrive at the terminal of the Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Passengers arrive at the terminal of the Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Passengers wait in line inside the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey,  November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Passengers wait in line inside the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Passengers wait in line inside the terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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