By Dina Fine Maron, Scientific American
While Germany celebrated it 1-0 win over Argentina in the final game of the 2014 World Cup, Brazil faced its loss and the high cost of hosting. Judy Woodruff talks to Tommy Smyth of ESPN and Matthew Futterman of The…
By PBS NewsHour
European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted a victory picture Sunday from the International Space Station after Germany defeated Argentina 1-0 to win the 2014 World Cup.
By Justin Scuiletti
The FIFA World Cup, which ends Sunday, has been a rollercoaster ride for Brazilians and no less so for the government.
By Larisa Epatko
Brazilian street artists used the spotlight of the World Cup to highlight a problem close to home. Special correspondent Sophia Kruz of Detroit Public Television reports on a movement in Brazil to spread awareness of domestic violence through the art…
By Joshua Barajas
Soccer fans and gawkers alike (including deities) collectively flocked to Twitter on Tuesday to respond to Germany’s 7-1 dismantling of Brazil in the semifinal match of the 2014 World Cup. And according to FIFA, the flurry of emotions that people…
It only took six minutes for Germany to get four more goals to speed past Brazil 5-0 by half time.
By Simone Pathe
On this Fourth of July, when America has already been knocked out of the World Cup, what factors are most important to your well-being? The OECD is asking citizens to consider what it is they really care about after the…
By Murrey Jacobson
There’s been so much excitement surrounding the World Cup — and it has been an amazing tournament so far — that one almost feels like “Debbie Downer” to talk about some of the problems facing the sport of soccer. But…
In one of the most exciting FIFA World Cups, fans of the U.S. soccer team got to see them emerge from a highly competitive initial round to make it to the “round of 16.” The U.S. next plays Belgium on…
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