| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:02 AM
SÃO PAULO, Brazil -- A man died after a one-ton cow crashed through his roof and landed on him while he was asleep in bed, local press reported.
Authorities said the cow wandered down a hill and onto the top of the home of Joao Maria de Souza, 45, in...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:57 AM
During Pope Francis' excursion Monday in Rio de Janeiro, his car got stuck in traffic, and his driver made a wrong turn amid the chaos of ecstatic crowds. It was a nightmare for the pope's security team. The pope, however, got a kick out of it.
| Jul 28, 2013
| 9:15 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Pope Francis, speaking to an estimated 3 million people spread out over Copacabana beach, urged youth on Sunday to become religious disciples to "the fringes of society," indispensable to a reinvigoration of the church.
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:53 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO - Pope Francis wrapped up his first overseas trip Sunday with one of the largest papal Masses in recent history and a final entreaty for Catholic youth and their ministers to get out and spread the faith.
The pope’s flight to Rome...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Dilma Rousseff, la primera mujer en gobernar Brasil, comienza el último de sus cuatro años de mandato con una imagen propia, de gobernante técnica y eficiente, ajena a la de política inexperta y dependiente de su padrino y antecesor, Luiz Inácio Lula da...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:00 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — When two workers were crushed by a crane in late November on the construction site of the Sao Paulo stadium due to host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup, the tragedy led to investigations of working conditions and the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
RIO BRANCO, Brazil — Dr. Alberto Asael Reyes speaks Portuguese carefully when talking to his patients. He arrived in the Amazon region only recently from Cuba, and his accent remains strong. But in an area where there has long been no available...
| Jan 22, 2014
South America's powerhouse faces tough dilemmas in 2014.
Brazil is hastily preparing to host two of the world's premier mega-events: the World Cup starting in June and the Olympics just 24 months later. While it has come under heavy criticism for the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:59 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil's government exhumed the remains of former President João Goulart on Thursday to investigate whether he may have been murdered by the military dictatorship that deposed him in 1964.
Goulart died in exile in Argentina in 1976,...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:18 PM
LONDON -- The editor of the Guardian defended his decision to publish leaked files from the U.S. National Security Agency and told a committee of Parliament on Tuesday that so far the British newspaper has revealed only 1% of the material provided by...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Gobiernos, casas reales e instituciones de todo el mundo han mostrado sus condolencias por la muerte de Nelson Mandela y han destacado su lucha pacífica contra el apartheid, especialmente en África, donde muchas personalidades expresaron su orgullo por el...