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  • In Brazil, more buildings are seized by residents in need of housing

    In Brazil, more buildings are seized by residents in need of housing
    SAO PAULO, Brazil — As shoppers and businessmen pass by the 13-story office tower, a middle-aged man peers through a hole in a thick metal door, pulling back a heavy steel rod to allow in only members of the Movement of Housing for All. Upstairs,...
  • New Snowden documents allege U.S. spying on Brazil, Mexico

    New Snowden documents allege U.S. spying on Brazil, Mexico
    SAO PAULO, Brazil --New documents leaked by former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden allege that Washington spied on the presidents of Mexico and Brazil, further complicating relations weeks before Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s...
  • World watch

     World watch
    Brazil: Nearly 100 cities continued to see mass protests in the streets and at airports during the Confederations Cup, which began June 15. Some estimates put the number of demonstrators at more than 1 million, adding to the crowds attending the games....
  • Women and power

     Women and power
    Forbes' recent annual list of the 100 Most Powerful Women reminds us how far women have come — and how far society has yet to go. The list's existence in itself, worthy as it may be, is testament to continued inequity. There is no list of 100 Most...
  • Cow falls on man: 1-ton animal falls through roof onto his bed

    Cow falls on man: 1-ton animal falls through roof onto his bed
    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...
  • The Week Ahead: Biden goes south, classic cars go continental

    Monday-Friday, May 27-31 -- “Being Biden” is going on a road trip. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s eclectic blogsite will follow his sweep through Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago and Brazil this week as he carries out a mission to...
  • Pope Francis heads home; Vatican sees Brazil trip as success

    Pope Francis heads home; Vatican sees Brazil trip as success
    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...
  • Pope's driver takes wrong turn; Francis welcomes frenzied Brazil fans

    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. As...
  • Brazil demanding answers from U.S. in wake of Edward Snowden leaks

    SÃO PAULO -- Brazil became the latest country to express concern about an alleged U.S. global spying program, requesting clarification from Washington after a newspaper published more documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward...
  • Pope Francis draws millions to Copacabana beach, exhorts youth

    Pope Francis draws millions to Copacabana beach, exhorts youth
    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. Francis...
  • Kerry, on visit to Brazil, gets earful over NSA spying

    Kerry, on visit to Brazil, gets earful over NSA spying
    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry ran into a storm of criticism Tuesday during a visit to Brazil dominated by protests and warnings about the consequences of U.S. intelligence agency spying on Brazilians' emails and phone...
  • Authorities in Brazil reduce bus fares in response to protests

    Authorities in Brazil reduce bus fares in response to protests
    SAO PAULO, Brazil -- A number of cities in Brazil announced reductions in public bus fares Tuesday as authorities grappled with some of the largest street protests in years. Another major rally was planned in Sao Paulo for Tuesday evening, after tens of...