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Mall of America reopens following shooting and lockdown

Aug. 05, 2022 11:25 AM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The Mall of America reopened Friday as police search for two people involved in a shooting inside the suburban Minneapolis shopping complex that sent some shoppers running for cover. Bloomington police say no one was struck by the gunfire Thursday...

What is lost when a popular flea market closes?

Jul. 10, 2022 03:14 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — This is the best time for Claribel Vasquez’s little juice stand at the Opa-locka Hialeah Flea Market. Children on summer vacation, thirsty from scampering around the teeming open-air market, buy creamy coconut smoothies, sugar cane juice splashed with kiwi and pineapple drinks...

Russians fight to encircle Ukraine's last eastern stronghold

Jun. 29, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces battled Wednesday to surround the Ukrainian military’s last stronghold in a long-contested eastern province, as shock reverberated from a Russian airstrike on a shopping mall that killed at least 18 in the center of the country two days earlier. ...

Ukrainian survivor: Only a 'monster' would attack a mall

Jun. 29, 2022 01:38 AM EDT

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (AP) — The mall was nothing extraordinary, but in the middle of a war it was an escape for those in this Ukrainian city who had decided not to flee. Then it exploded in a Russian airstrike. In moments on Monday afternoon, a summer hangout became a hellish...

Tampa’s malls die, morph or survive

Jun. 19, 2022 03:12 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Leslie Freed Price can track some teenage milestones back to the mall. It was 1984 and a dark comedy called Teachers was playing at the mall movie theater. Her boyfriend’s dad bought them tickets and left. “I got my first real kiss at University Square...

Shanghai's landmark park revived as COVID restrictions ease

Jun. 02, 2022 21:19 PM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Zhu Rongfang was among a group of friends revisiting their favorite haunt in the center of Shanghai’s historic old town Thursday following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions that had confined many of the city’s 25 million residents to their homes for two months. ...