He won a trip to space. Then he gave it away to a friend

Kyle Hippchen, a Florida-based airline captain, poses for a photo in front of a SpaceX Dragon capsule at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Jan. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Kyle Hippchen, a Florida-based airline captain, poses for a photo in front of a SpaceX Dragon capsule at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Jan. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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After 3 months of war, life in Russia has profoundly changed

Three months after the Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine, many ordinary Russians are reeling from those blows to their livelihoods and emotions. Moscow's vast shopping malls have turned into eerie expanses of shuttered storefronts once occupied by Western retailers.

A woman leaves a currency exchange office in St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, May 23, 2022. (AP Photo)

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