The slashing of the security budget for Rio has raised doubts over the city’s ability to guarantee the safety of visitors to the Games, as well as its ability to deal with potential terrorist attacks.
Officials estimated that more than 3.5 million people joined anti-government protests in cities across Brazil on Sunday. Calls for the president's impeachment were mixed with anger at corruption, and the country's shrinking economy.
I spent my high school years working at an Italian market that I thought was something out of "Goodfellas." And then I realized the mob life was never really for me.
See the moment an alleged off-duty cop fired a gun at a World Cup protest in Rio.
Violence erupted over a popular TV dancer reportedly killed by Brazilian police in a favela near the Copacabana beach on Tuesday.