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Carnival celebration at Rio de Janeiro's Sambradome.

Rio de Janeiro’s 2020 Carnival celebration was filled with spectacular costumes, dances, and political satire

Every year cities in Brazil celebrate Carnival with celebratory dances, parades, costumes, and parties. See the photos of this year's festivities.
Carlos Ghosn and his Wife Carole pose for a picture in 2017.

Ousted Nissan head Carlos Ghosn and wife Carole are now both wanted by Japan. Here’s the story of the couple’s intense relationship.

The couple is currently staying in a mansion bought by Nissan for Ghosn in Beirut, Lebanon — a country that does not extradite to Japan.
The flight-tracking website FlightRadar24's data shows how the Lufthansa flight made it all the way to West Africa before it turned around and went back to Frankfurt.

An oxygen leak forced Lufthansa passengers heading to Brazil to take an 8-hour flight from Frankfurt to Frankfurt

Lufthansa Flight 500 to Rio de Janeiro turned back to Frankfurt while off the coast of West Africa, with passengers in the air for over eight hours.

Rio de Janeiro’s mayor tried to ban an ‘Avengers’ comic book for showing 2 men kissing

A judge rebuked an attempt by Rio de Janeiro's mayor to ban a book that portrayed a kiss between two male superheroes.

The fire that destroyed a Brazilian museum containing 20 million artifacts also eliminated records of entire languages that nobody speaks anymore

A fire destroyed about 20 million items at Brazil's National Museum on Sunday. Among the items lost were audio recordings of indigenous languages that are no longer spoken.
The fire destroyed nearly all the relics inside the museum.

Furious Brazilians are blaming neglect and budget cuts for the fire that destroyed the 200-year-old National Museum

Firefighters said the building didn't even have a working sprinkler system.
Brazilian armed-forces members patrol during an operation against organized crime as residents look on in Manguinhos slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 21, 2017.

Brazil took an ‘extreme measure’ to fight crime in one of its biggest cities, but it’s only made things worse

Brazil's government sent the army into Rio de Janeiro to take over public security. But crime and violence there haven't improved, and the operation's failure could have a much bigger impact.

13 places to visit in May for every type of traveler

The best places to visit in May range from the spiritual paradise of Bali to the world-famous barbecue competition in Memphis, Tennessee.
Brazilian soldiers patrol the Kelson's slum during an operation against crime in Rio de Janeiro, February 20, 2018.

Brazil has committed to an ‘extreme measure’ to combat crime in Rio — and it could be a model for the rest of the country

Brazil's legislature approved a military intervention in Rio, and government officials say it could be a model for other troubled parts of the country.
Policemen take positions during an operation against drug dealers in the Cidade de Deus slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 1, 2018.

Brazil is taking an ‘extreme measure’ to confront crime in Rio — the first time it’s done so since the country’s dictato...

"I know it's an extreme measure, but many times Brazil requires extreme measures to put things in order," Brazil's president said.