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Milestones

ELECTED. MICHELLE BACHELET, 54, physician and socialist; as the first female President of Chile; in Santiago. An agnostic divorcÚ with three children, Bachelet was imprisoned and tortured under right-wing dictator Augusto Pinochet in the 1970s. Her win is seen as a sign of a cultural shift in conservative, Roman Catholic Chile and was the latest in a series of leftist victories in Latin American elections.

LOST. EQUAL-PARALLEL/GUERNICA-BENGSAI, a 38-ton sculpture by American artist Richard Serra commissioned by Spain's Queen Sofia National Museum in 1986 at a cost of $265,000; in Madrid. Its whereabouts were last confirmed in 1992,...

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