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In 2016, Mesa Verde National Park officials closed Spruce Tree House because of crumbling rock. Previous restoration efforts and more extreme temperature swings, which may be connected to climate change, are two reasons why the staff here thinks rock is crumbling. Grace Hood/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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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.

A view of the Russian Federal Security Services on Lubyanka Square in Moscow in 2013. Journalists, dissidents and human rights workers say they are often followed or harassed by the Russian spy service. Ivan Sekretarev/AP hide caption

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

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Tesla vehicles sit parked outside a new Tesla showroom and service center in Brooklyn, New York on July 5. The electric car company has come under increasing scrutiny following a crash of one of its electric cars while using the controversial Autopilot feature. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Tesla's Ambitions Run Into The Realities Of Making Cars

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Pakistani cyclists ride past a wall image of late Sufi musician Amjad Sabri alongside a street in Karachi on June 27, 2016. Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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

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In 2016, Mesa Verde National Park officials closed Spruce Tree House because of crumbling rock. Previous restoration efforts and more extreme temperature swings, which may be connected to climate change, are two reasons why the staff here thinks rock is crumbling. Grace Hood/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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To Preserve History, A National Park Preps For Climate Change

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