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How to Get the House of Representatives Working Again

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1. Here’s a way to get the House of Representatives working again: Make it much bigger.

By Keith Humphreys in the Washington Post

2. Could we bring back the people we love with artificial intelligence?

By Casey Newton in the Verge

3. A good sense of humor actually is the secret to a longer life.

By Tori Rodriguez in Scientific American

4. The Paris climate deal went into force this week. Here’s how to make good on its promise.

By Carter Roberts and Ray Offenheiser in Time

5. Millions of votes don’t get counted every presidential election. This is how to fix America’s lousy ballots.

By Adrienne LaFrance in the Atlantic

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C.

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