1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor
T he views expressed are the author's own. For Brazilians and Brazil -watchers alike, the protests this week [and last] have either inspired alarm or inspired hope.
5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Protesters massed in at least seven Brazilian cities Monday for another round of demonstrations voicing disgruntlement about life in the country, raising questions about security during big events like the current Confederations Cup and a papal visit next month.
7 hrs ago | Global Voices Online
The waves of protests against a bus fare increase in SA o Paulo is moving beyond the city limits and becoming a national movement.
9 hrs ago | Common Dreams
This marks the latest crescendo in weeks of escalating protests, touched off by a March spike in Porto Alegre bus fares that sent protesters into the streets .
12 hrs ago | WOI
One year after President Barack Obama announced a policy change allowing young people living in the U.S. illegally to stay and work, many of their lives have changed in big ways.
12 hrs ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island
Federal agents appeared to be reviving the hunt for the remains of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa on Monday as they searched a field in suburban Detroit.
16 hrs ago | International Business Times
Despite disappointing economic growth, Brazilian companies are rushing for initial public offerings, or IPO's, that is set to hit an all time high total of $10.6 billion for the first six months of the year on Wednesday when the nation's largest cement producer raises as much as $4.8 billion.
20 hrs ago | Russia Taday
Thirty-nine people were injured and 30 others detained in clashes as around a thousand Brazilians demonstrated outside the national stadium in the capital, Brasilia.
Nigeria's Super Eagles are expected to arrive Belo Horinzonte, the venue of their opening game in the 2013 FIFA Confederations' Cup this morning after they touched down in Sao Paolo, Brazil yesterday night.
About 300 protesters tried to make their way toward the stadium Sunday. Riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to scatter them.
Rescuers at a Ford Ka crash scene in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The locally produced model has a low-score safety rating.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was booed by crowds on Saturday, June 15th as she officially opened the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in BrasA lia .
"Public safety is a major preoccupation but we have put in place a strategic plan that we are currently perfecting," Valdinho Caetano, the secretary in charge of major events at the ministry of justice, told AFP.
Riot police were called up to keep demonstrators from getting too close to the stadium as thousands of fans arrived for the inaugural match in the nation's capital.
A group of seven transient killer whales dropped by Vancouver's harbour on June 14, 2013, giving tourists and locals alike a rare treat.
There was plenty of pressure on Brazilian wunderkind Neymar as his country kicked off the 2013 Confederations Cup against Japan in Brasilia on Saturday.