In our news wrap Thursday, the Pentagon has concluded that a U.S. airstrike that was originally intended to kill two Islamic State snipers led to the death of at least 105 civilians in Mosul, Iraq. Also, a federal appeals court…
By PBS NewsHour
In a historic Brazilian city, burn patients look as if they’ve emerged from the waves. They are covered in fish skin — specifically strips of sterilized tilapia -- but why?…
By Nadia Sussman, STAT
People take part in a Carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Feb. 21, 2017. The annual Carnival festival draws million of partygoers for two weeks of parades and street parties.
By News Desk
By Stan Lehman and Sarah DiLorenzo, Associated Press
A few dozen military police returned to duty in Espirito Santo on Saturday, but it was unclear if the force as a whole was ready to end a weeklong strike.
In our news wrap Monday, a suicide bomber detonated a truck bomb at a Baghdad market, killing at least 36 people. Also, a riot at a Brazilian prison left at least 60 inmates dead. Officials blamed a fight between members…
In our news wrap Tuesday, a chartered plane carrying a top Brazilian soccer team crashed in Colombia overnight, killing 71 people on board. The plane went down in the mountains near Medellin as athletes and a group of journalists covering…
By Courtney Norris
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte and three of his teammates have been suspended from the USA swim team, the United States Olympic Committee and USA Swimming announced Thursday.
By Kassia Halcli
The vast majority -- 61 of Brazil’s 81 senators -- voted Wednesday to impeach the country’s first female president, Dilma Rousseff, amid a political corruption scandal and an economic recession.
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