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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (shown here in October 2009) and his moves toward a socialist state are facing increasing challenges as the country struggles with an economic downturn and an unprecedented energy crisis. Juan Karita/AP hide caption

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Economic Woes Threaten Chavez's Socialist Vision

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The Santa Fe bridge (shown in February 2010) links the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez (bottom) with the U.S. city of El Paso in Texas. American law enforcement officials say they are worried that violence from newly Sinaloa-controlled areas of Ciudad Juarez will spill over into the U.S. Alexandre Meneghini/AP hide caption

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On The Trail Of Mexico's Vicious Sinaloa Cartel

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Shazia Bibi (right) is shown with her family in this undated photo. The 12-year-old died under mysterious circumstances in January 2010, after eight months working in the household of a prominent lawyer in Lahore, Pakistan. Naeem Chaudhry, her employer, is being investigated in connection with her death. Courtesy Masih Family hide caption

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A Young Pakistani Maid's Short Life, Tragic Death

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Dr. Rebecca Guinn, an OB-GYN who began practicing last August, has gotten at least 10 new patients through the three Doc Shops she attended. Amy Gutierrez/KHN hide caption

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Hospital Attracts Patients With Doctor 'Speed Dating'

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Mick Jagger says he can only write words from today's experience, but still captures the original tone on these old tunes with new lyrics. Dominique Tarl hide caption

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Mick Jagger: Old 'Exile,' New Lyrics

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