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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez remains in Cuba, battling a "severe" lung infection that has caused respiratory failure. In Caracas, lawmakers gather to elect the president of the National Assembly. The head of the assembly, currently Diosdado Cabello, could potentially assume the presidency if Chavez is not sworn in for a new term on January 10.
The technology exists to protect communities from devastating superstorms. But are cash-strapped governments willing to pay for it?
Qasim Rashid says his New Year's resolution is to not die for his faith. Rashid says he hoped that 2012 would bring a revolution among Muslims nations to free oppressed minds, but he finds himself still waiting to not die. That's the "curse" of being an Ahmadi Muslim in too much of the Muslim world, he says.
For pro athletes, the end of a glittering career can feel like falling off a cliff, but some stars share that it doesn't have to be that way. "I keep myself right at the (professional) level, in case somebody feels froggy and says, 'I think I'm going to whup the old man,'" world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield says. "And they'd be shocked."
In a genre not known for the longevity of its luminaries, making it 10, 15, 20 years means you're a survivor -- and you survive only if people keep buying your music. As Nas turns 40 this year, he's adapted to every sea change in rap and weathered every label, right or wrong, affixed to him.
Jesus was a lot more like you than you think, and a lot less clean cut than this iconic image of him that floats around culture, author Johnnie Moore says.
Coverage of the ongoing crisis in Syria, where more than 60,000 people have been killed in the civil war, according to the U.N.
Physicist and best-selling author Leonard Mlodinow says the hottest field in science this past decade has been neuroscience. In 2013, the big thing to watch out for is "optogenetics."
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