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
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.
By Stan Lehman and Sarah DiLorenzo, Associated Press
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 PBS NewsHour
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 Courtney Norris
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.
By PBS NewsHour
As the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro end, Brazilians will turn their attention to the start of an impeachment trial Thursday of the nation’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff, who stands accused of violating budget laws. Wall Street Journal reporter…
By Larisa Epatko
What's the name of the 2016 Rio Olympics mascot? Which country has attended every Olympic Games? Test your brain power and stamina by taking our 10-question quiz.
By Joshua Barajas
The body parts were first discovered by a Rio street vendor, police confirmed to Reuters, on the world-famous Copacabana Beach, also the site of this year’s Olympic beach volleyball competitions.
By Associated Press
The U.S. National Institutes of Health announced the study Tuesday, saying researchers will enroll participants starting in the first trimester and compare the birth outcomes of those who become infected with Zika and those who don't.
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