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Think About Children When You Cast Your Vote Election Day

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1. On Election Day, don’t think about yourself. Think about children when you cast your vote.

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2. How America’s heroin epidemic is linked to U.S. policy in Afghanistan.

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3. Vacations are good for us and good for our employers. So why don’t we take them?

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4. The CDC can’t use funds to study gun violence. Machines could do the research for free.

By Jordan Pearson in Motherboard

5. One more casualty of our changing climate: endangered languages.

By Kate Yoder in Grist

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

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