The Confederados are one of the last remaining enclaves of the children of the unreconstructed South.
This week, Brazil arrested a man who may be responsible for up to 20 percent of illegal cuttings in the Amazon over the past few years. That's good, but until the country strictly enforces conservation laws this is just a Hydra problem.
Just after midnight on Sunday, Indonesia executed six drug offenders by firing squad. International observers see the executions as harsh, especially since five of the six prisoners were foreign nationals.
A Brazilian model was sent to the hospital because of a botched black market plastic surgery.
He beamed Woodkid's "Run Boy Run" into 15 million homes.
They may have lost the final, but they still had a big party.
Steve Costello is a grandfather to 11 and a karate teacher to hundreds.
I spoke to professor Anna Feigenbaum about riot control style through the ages.
Over the past year, Brazil's public school teachers have played a major role in the protests surrounding the World Cup.
An alleged off-duty cop fired a gun at a World Cup protest in Rio.