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

With more department stores closing, some owners are trying to make malls "more experiential," adding gyms and theaters. One developer is targeting Hispanics with regular concerts and festivities.

Officer Edward Nero (center) arrives at court in Baltimore on Monday. Nero has been found not guilty of multiple misdemeanor charges in the Freddie Gray case. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Baltimore Police Officer Found Not Guilty In Freddie Gray Case

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B + A The Beta Band
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Yoga Means Union Ambulance LTD

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Inventing A Machine That Spits Out Drugs In A Whole New Way

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Butter the Soul Cornershop

A shop owner waits for customers in a market in the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Over the past nine months, tourism has plummeted in the country after a series of deadly attacks. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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People Aren't Coming To See The Pyramids Or Snorkel In The Red Sea

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Lisbon The Walkmen
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Live Wire The Meters
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In Case the World Changes Its Mind Medeski, Martin & Wood & John Scofield
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Can't Do Without You (Extended Mix) Caribou
Dracular [Who Is Mr. Brown Version] Bob Marley & the Wailers
Pink Bullets The Shins
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Hopelessness is Anohni's first solo album. It combines dance beats with a hard look at global issues. Alice O'Malley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Anohni's 'Hopelessness' And The Power Of Speaking Out

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Drone Bomb Me Anohni
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What Can I Say Mr. Green

In a 7-1 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with a Georgia death-row inmate appealing his murder conviction, citing efforts by prosecutors to exclude blacks from the jury panel. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Orders New Trial For Black Death Row Inmate Convicted By All-White Jury

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23 Minutes in Brussels Luna
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Let Me Blow Ya Mind Eve & Gwen Stefani
Pricks of Brightness Ratatat

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

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Me & Magdalena The Monkees
I'm a Believer The Monkees
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Tomorrow Never Knows The Beatles

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