A Brazilian army soldier takes position in an alley during a security operation, at Barbante favela, where earlier in the week alleged drug traffickers destroyed a police post in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on November 30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / LEO CORREA (Photo credit should read LEO CORREA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil's Military Takeover Of Security In Rio De Janeiro Is A Looming Disaster

SÃO PAULO ― Brazilian President Michel Temer made the unprecedented decision Friday to give the country's military all public security responsibilities in Rio de Janeiro, the beleaguered city t...
21/02/2018 9:44 AM IST
Brazil's former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva holds a Brazilian flag gifted by a supporter during an event with intellectuals and artists in support of his candidacy for president in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil January 16, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

'The Most Popular Politician On Earth' Is Fighting To Save His Legacy -- And His Future

He was, as former President Barack Obama once said, "the most popular politician on Earth." But now, former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva finds himself locked in a battle to s...
24/01/2018 9:20 AM IST
A man walks in front of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) building in Moscow on December 05, 2017.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) meets from Tuesday, December 5, 2017 to decide whether to bar Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics for doping violations, in one of the weightiest decisions ever faced by the Olympic movement. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia's Olympic Team Barred From 2018 Winter Games For Doping

Russia's Olympic team will not be allowed to compete in the 2018 Winter Games following the discovery that the country executed an elaborate program allowing athletes to use performance-enhancing drug...
06/12/2017 8:20 AM IST
Dec 24, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) pumps his fist as he acknowledges the cheers from the 49ers' fans after leading his team to a 22-21 come-from-behind win over the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Donald Trump Can't Stop Attacking Black Sports Figures

Saturday morning, President Donald Trump attempted to rescind a White House invitation he apparently had never extended, when he tweeted that Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry was no longe...
25/09/2017 8:14 AM IST