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  • Credit-card binge leaves many Brazilians deep in debt

    Credit-card binge leaves many Brazilians deep in debt
    SÃO PAULO, Brazil — With a stable job as a home health worker, Maria Conceição decided it was time to live a little. So when a local retailer offered her the chance to buy some appliances on credit, she pounced. Using installment plans, she...
  • Video: Is this dolphin 'thanking' fisherman who rescued it?

    Video: Is this dolphin 'thanking' fisherman who rescued it?
    We humans sure like to anthropomorphize. You know, layer human emotions onto animals. Like when you're convinced your dog is trying to talk to you, or that your cat is plotting to overthrow the dog. (Maybe the dog is trying to snitch on the cat?) A...
  • Camila Alves McConaughey shares her on-the-go beauty secrets

    Camila Alves McConaughey shares her on-the-go beauty secrets
    With her signature cascade of long, curly hair and beachy style, 30-year-old Brazilian bombshell Camila Alves McConaughey — wife of actor Matthew McConaughey, mother of three, model, handbag designer and brand ambassador for Macy's INC. —...
  • Review: 'Rio 2096' tells a mythic tale of subjugation, survival

    Review: 'Rio 2096' tells a mythic tale of subjugation, survival
    Brazil's history of subjugated peoples, environmentally dubious sprawl and violent resistance gets a mythic, politically forthright treatment in the animated feature "Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury." Writer-director Luiz Bolognesi's fast-moving tale...
  • On the Road | Brazil

     
    The South American colossus of Brazil faces massive changes and challenges as it prepares for the world's spotlight during the World Cup next year and the Olympic Games in 2016. Images from the sprawling metropolis of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro contrast...
  • Russian plane crashes in gusty weather, killing 50

    Russian plane crashes in gusty weather, killing 50
    MOSCOW — A Boeing 737 being operated by a regional airline crashed in gusty weather Sunday evening while attempting to land at the airport in Kazan in central Russia, killing all 50 people on board, authorities said. The Tatarstan Airlines...
  • 'Thor 2' tops box office; 'Best Man Holiday' tops all expectations

    'Thor 2' tops box office; 'Best Man Holiday' tops all expectations
    Although “Thor” hung on to the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend, the big story was a stellar opening for “The Best Man Holiday,” which trounced all expectations to debut with a studio-estimated $30.6-million. Disney&...
  • High resolution global maps show increasing forest loss in tropics

    High resolution global maps show increasing forest loss in tropics
    The first fine-scale mapping of global forest cover shows the rate of forest loss in the tropics has increased over the past 12 years. The use of remote sensing satellite data to chronicle changes in global land cover is not new. But in a paper...
  • Brazil exhumes remains of leftist president deposed in 1964 coup

    Brazil exhumes remains of leftist president deposed in 1964 coup
    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,...
  • Brazil poised to become a top oil producer by 2035

    Brazil poised to become a top oil producer by 2035
    Brazil is poised to triple oil production in the next two decades and become a top producer by 2035 if the country can develop its massive offshore reserves. Brazil could jump to No. 6 on the world's top producer list by 2035, up from 12th currently,...
  • Following disappointing Moto X sales, Motorola unveils $179 Moto G

    Following disappointing Moto X sales, Motorola unveils $179 Moto G
    Motorola is following the release of its slumping Moto X smartphone by releasing the Moto G, a mid-range device that's set to arrive in the U.S. in January and be available with no contract for $179. The Google-owned phone maker unveiled the device in...