A woman rides an escalator past closed storefronts inside the largely empty White Flint Mall, in Bethesda, Md., in 2014. The mall closed last year. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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As Their Anchors Sink, Malls Try To Present Retail 'Experience'

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Life Expectancy Drops For White Women, Increases For Black Men

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African-American men who have sex with men face a high risk of becoming infected with HIV. Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Iris Galvez, a health insurance navigator (right) helps Mary Soliz of Houston, Texas, sign up for her first health plan through the Affordable Care Act on January 28, 2015 at a Houston community center. Courtesy of Iris Galvez hide caption

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Feds Hopeful Hispanics Will Respond As Open Enrollment Comes To A Close

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Neil Rios, 17, said college affordability and immigration reform are important issues for him. He signed up to vote and persuaded his mom to register, too. Asma Khalid /NPR hide caption

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Why One Latino Group Is Chasing High Schoolers Ahead Of 2016

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Argelia Zarate, a Mixteco interpreter at the Oxnard School District, encourages students to practice their native languages. Jeremy Raff/KQED hide caption

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