An estimated million people crowded Brazilian streets overnight, capping a week's worth of anti-government protests. Despite attempts to keep the demonstrations peaceful, by chanting "No violence! No violence!", some people smashed windows and burned buildings.

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Dilma Rousseff won Brazil's presidential runoff on Sunday, making her the first female president of South America's largest and most populous country. She campaigned on -- and now faces the challenges of -- improving Brazil's infrastructure, education and health care.