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National Park Service Centennial

To Protect History, A National Park Preps For Climate Change

Climate change is affecting what visitors see in Mesa Verde National Park. Over the past decade, scorching wildfires have destroyed archaeological artifacts — and have also revealed new ones.

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Parallels

Was That A Russian Spy, Or Am I Getting Paranoid?

Journalists, dissidents, human rights workers all tell stories of being followed and harassed by Russia's security services. They range from the comical to the frightening.

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After His Assassination, A Pakistani Artist's Family Keeps His Song Alive

The famed qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was shot down last month in Karachi, Pakistan, apparently by the Taliban. The vocalist's family is pledging to keep his home a refuge of, and for, music.

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