Rio Carnival conquers Zika fears with repellant and sambaRio Carnival conquers Zika fears with repellant and sambaWith crazy costumes, pulsating music -- and a dab of mosquito repellent -- the Rio Carnival's top performers swat aside Zika worries to get down for the world's biggest party.
These are the most corrupt countries in the worldThese are the most corrupt countries in the worldTransparency International says corruption may be improving globally, although some countries saw their corruption levels rise since last year. Video provided by Newsy.
Like soccer? You'll love FutsalLike soccer? You'll love FutsalLansing City Futsal will make Major League Futsal debut in March, but are currently playing in the North American Premier Futsal League. The MLF is currently the top professional futsal league in the U.S.
Mosquitoes are spreading a rare virusMosquitoes are spreading a rare virusIn the past year, Zika has spread from Africa and Asia through the Americas. In Brazil, the number of infants born with shrunken, malformed brains has gone up by a factor of 10 since Zika entered the country.
Did the Dow-DuPont merger have to happen?Did the Dow-DuPont merger have to happen?The agricultural market downturn made an industry mega-merger, like the one between Dow and DuPont inevitable.
Testing finds viruses in Olympic waters far offshoreTesting finds viruses in Olympic waters far offshoreA new round of testing by The Associated Press of Rio's Olympic waterbodies shows they are as rife with pathogens far offshore where athletes will compete as they are at the shoreline. (Dec. 2)
Native beauty on show at Indigenous World GamesNative beauty on show at Indigenous World GamesA beauty pageant for indigenous women and demonstrations of traditional sports mark the first day of the Indigenous World Games in Brazil.
El Paso startup looks at Brazil ventureEl Paso startup looks at Brazil ventureEl Paso start-up has begun discussions with a Brazilian pharmaceutical company about forming a joint venture.
Road-building on track for Olympics in BrazilRoad-building on track for Olympics in BrazilA new 25 kilometre-road linking two Olympic sites and simplifying transport for residents of Rio de Janeiro will open at the start of 2016, the municipality says.
Brazil real drops to record lowBrazil real drops to record lowEurasia Group President Ian Bremmer discusses what's next for Brazil. He speaks with Alix Steel on 'Bloomberg Markets.'
Brazil austerity plan unveiled amid diminishing returnsBrazil austerity plan unveiled amid diminishing returnsDow Global Advisors Founder Mark Dow discusses how to save the Brazilian economy with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and Scarlet Fu on "What'd You Miss?"
Joe Jackson suffers strokeJoe Jackson suffers strokeMichael Jackson’s father, Joe Jackson, has been admitted to a hospital in Brazil after suffering a stroke. He was in Sao Paulo to celebrate his 87th birthday.
Facebook warns 'Facegloria' of possible infringementFacebook warns 'Facegloria' of possible infringementFacebook goes after copy-cat site Facegloria
Rio festival against lowering age of criminal responsibilityRio festival against lowering age of criminal responsibilityRio artists and students protest against bill in Congress to lower the age of criminal responsibility from 18 to 16. Video provided by AFP
Brazil legend Pele hospitalized after prostate surgeryBrazil legend Pele hospitalized after prostate surgeryBrazil soccer legend Pele was hospitalized Thursday and underwent surgery for a prostate condition.
Biologist shows pollution of Rio waters ahead of OlympicsBiologist shows pollution of Rio waters ahead of OlympicsSailors who fall in the waters of Guanabara Bay during the Rio 2016 Olympics may catch hepatitis from the water, says Brazilian biologist Mario Moscatelli, on the second day of his press tour of Rio's polluted waters. Duration: 01:24 Video provided
At least 3 dead in offshore explosion near BrazilAt least 3 dead in offshore explosion near BrazilAt least 3 people were killed and others injured after an explosion on an offshore oil platform off the coast of Brazil. Julie Noce reports. Video provided by Reuters
Brazilian woman thanks her lucky bra after shootingBrazilian woman thanks her lucky bra after shootingA woman in Brazil says she's lucky to be alive after a stray bullet was blocked by her underwire bra. Vanessas Johnston reports. Video provided by Reuters
Boy and uncle survive being sucked into flood drainBoy and uncle survive being sucked into flood drainA nine-year-old boy and his uncle are alive after being sucked through a flooded storm drain in southern Brazil. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters
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Overpass collapse at World Cup host city leaves at least one deadOverpass collapse at World Cup host city leaves at least one deadImages that circulated on social media showed a bus trapped underneath the collapsed structure.
Punchlines: End of the road for USA in World CupPunchlines: End of the road for USA in World CupA look back at Team USA wins and losses as World Cup streak comes to an end.
Burlington World Cup fans sad but satisfiedBurlington World Cup fans sad but satisfiedThe crowd's attention narrowed to nail-biting intensity after a scoreless match went into extra time.
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Video postcard show's Brazil's beauty, diversityVideo postcard show's Brazil's beauty, diversitySee Brazil through the lens of photojournalist Carlos Chavez.
Too Much TV: Mateus Lima MoreiraToo Much TV: Mateus Lima MoreiraToo Much TV podcast: SDSU tennis player and Brazil native Mateus Lima Moreira
World Cup: Netherlands crushes Spain, 5-1World Cup: Netherlands crushes Spain, 5-1It was the worst loss for Spain in World Cup play since a 6-1 defeat to Brazil in 1950.