The world is celebrating a holiday season like no other, with the COVID-19 pandemic resurging in many areas. Still, some traditions are withstanding the disruption. Here's look at people observing the holidays in the United States and around the world.
A diner watches as the Dancing Santas, a group of women who entertain throughout the holiday season, perform at daybreak on the sidewalk at City Coffee, in Clayton, Mo., on December 23. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
A police officer monitors traffic next to a Christmas tree placed outside a coffee shop in Beijing on December 23. Christmas has become a major event in China, with the emphasis on shopping and dinners with family and friends. Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI