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The fight for Dragon Island

Authorities in Indonesia want to hand Komodo Island back to the dragons, close it to mass tourism, and expel the inhabitants who have lived alongside the earth’s largest lizards for generations.

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Detroit's abandoned jewel

After years of abandonment and neglect, Michigan Central railway station - once the gateway to Detroit - is being restored.

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Michigan Central Station
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Will humans be back on the Moon by 2024?

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Donald Trump wants humans back on the Moon by 2024, as part of a new spacefaring age. But what will it take to get there?