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President Hugo Chavez waves a Venezuelan flag as he greets supporters at the Miraflores presidential palace balcony in Caracas on Sunday. Chavez won re-election and a new endorsement of his socialist project Sunday, surviving his closest race yet after a bitter campaign against opposition candidate Henrique Capriles. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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Chavez Wins Another Term As Venezuela's President

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Kenny Rogers performs at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, Calif., earlier this year. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kenny Rogers: 'I Take Great Pride In Not Writing Hits'

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Bruce Osterweil, 59, of San Francisco has long relied on his wife's employer-sponsored health plan for coverage, but she recently turned 65 and signed up for Medicare. She's going to retire in January and now Bruce is on his own to find a plan on the individual insurance market. Sarah Varney/KFF hide caption

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For Families Of Medicare Recipients, Insurance Choices Are Tricky

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More elderly drivers will hit the road in the next decade, but family members wonder: When is it time for elderly loved ones to move to the passenger seat? Martin Novak/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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When Should Seniors Hang Up The Car Keys?

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Roland Jahn, a former East German dissident, is now Germany's federal commissioner of the Stasi archives. His agency is painstakingly piecing together the shredded documents of the former East German secret police. Jahn is shown here in March 2011 at a former Stasi prison at Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Piecing Together 'The World's Largest Jigsaw Puzzle'

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Author and Spokane Indian Sherman Alexie won the American Book Award in 1996 for Reservation Blues. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Watch This: Native American Author Sherman Alexie

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