The Zika virus is spreading across the Americas. The virus is linked to a rise in children born with microcephaly. The first cases have appeared in Asia. The WHO has declared an international public health emergency. What is the worldwide impact?
This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry honors a process that allows researchers to study the 3-D structures of vital proteins in living organisms. It's leading to new drugs. But it's shocking… and cold.
The head of Brazil's Olympic committee, Carlos Arthur Nuzman, has been arrested on vote buying allegations to win Rio's bid for the 2016 Games. The arrest is part of a probe into corruption around the Games.
Italian MPs have demanded Brazil extradite the former far-left militant Cesare Battisti. Ex-Brazilian President Lula da Silva rejected Italy's extradition request in 2010, but his protection is now long gone.
Jericoacoara was long considered an insider tip. The wind here is perfect almost all year round. Now, this remote fishing village in northeastern Brazil is one of the most popular water sports destinations on Earth.
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