Shoppers Take Advantage Of Black Friday Deals
TROY, MI - NOVEMBER 29: Shoppers carry their bags as they take advantage of Black Friday deals at Somerset Collection shopping mall on November 29, 2013 in Troy, Michigan. Black Friday is one of the busiest shopping days of the year, where retailers offer discounted merchandise. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images) Joshua Lott—Getty Images

How Cities Are Surviving the Retail Meltdown

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1. Here’s how cities are surviving the retail meltdown.

By Nolan Gray in CityLab

2. This program tackles the trauma from gun violence that doctors can’t heal.

By Elizabeth Van Brocklin in The Trace

3. Why can’t modern medicine use illegal drugs for therapeutic purposes?

By Marc Lewis and Shaun Shelly in Aeon

4. A nuclear conflict is more likely than you think.

By Milo Beckman in FiveThirtyEight

5. Contrary to popular belief, people are paying for their news.

By the American Press Institute

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


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