At least 14 people were killed in Rio de Janeiro this weekend, including two policemen who died when their helicopter was brought down by warring drug gangs.
The latest in a series of 'Cities of Love' movies that doesn't do New York proud, despite the all-star cast.
A Brazilian who, as a student in 1969, helped kidnap the US ambassador to Brazil was granted a visa. Paulo de Tarso Venceslau is now an economist.
Men earn 30 percent more than women in Brazil, according to a new report from the Inter-American Development Bank. That gap is almost zero in Guatemala and Bolivia.
Daley devoted much of the past 2-1/2 years to Chicago's Olympic bid, and many see its failure as having a considerable effect on his legacy.
Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Games victory unleashes a carnival at Copacabana beach.
Rio will be the first South American city to host the Games. Chicago's loss is a disappointment to President Obama, who traveled to Copenhagen to promote the US bid.
Chicago's Olympics elimination in the first round is a blow to Obama's prestige. But the president, criticized for jetting off to Copenhagen at a crucial time, has no regrets, says an adviser.
The Olympics cost billions and often leave venues deep in debt. But they inspire civic pride.