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Photos of a gun battle in a Rio de Janeiro favela between 400 police and armed suspected criminals

Authorities said 16 suspected criminals were killed in clashes with heavily armed police at the Com…

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A Brazilian fashion brand apologized for encouraging shoppers to use a discount code to honor a pregnant influencer who was killed by a stray bullet

FARM Rio encouraged its followers to use a discount code to pay tribute to 24-year-old Kathlen Rome…

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Take an immersive tour of Rio's favelas in Google's new interactive web documentary

Living without an address or location on a map makes it hard for favela residents to obtain officia…

Clinton Nguyen   


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Rio Favela Transformed Into Prime Real Estate

Changes are still at a very early stage and are different from favela to favela, as are the respons…

Jonathan Watts   


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The 2016 Rio Olympics won't have enough hotels for all of the tourists, and now people are renting out favelas

Most of the favelas tourists are staying in are the "pacified" favelas - neighborhoods the Brazilia…

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2 passengers who were late for their cruise shouted and begged the crew to let them on. They still got left behind.

The pair were due to take a nine-day cruise around the Mediterranean on the MSC Splendida from Bari…

Polly Thompson   


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The 'Fast & Furious' franchise should have ended 3 movies ago — sorry

"Fast X" is in theaters now, but the "Fast & Furious" franchise has been rolling downhill for years…

Ayomikun Adekaiyero   


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World Cup protester invades field holding rainbow flag and wearing T-shirt that read 'Save Ukraine' and 'Respect for Iranian Woman'

The pitch invader, Mario Ferri Falco, is a 35-year-old activist and a professional soccer player wh…

Barnaby Lane   


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LA residents protest 'Fast and Furious' movie shoot, claim film glorifies illegal street racing

As production on the tenth installment of the franchise takes off, Angelino Heights community membe…

Pauline Villegas   


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A viral video shows a large rat tucking in to the deli counter at a supermarket while employees look on

The unnamed store in the Prati district of Rome closed "out of respect for our customers," the owne…

Mikhaila Friel   


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Brazil minister wants talks with narcos on COVID-19

"How do we build a bridge to them? By talking, yes, with drug traffickers, with militias, because t…

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This 44-year-old founder and CEO is stepping down to go on a 3-year religious mission. 'I feel such confidence that this is the right thing.'

Davis Smith, who started the outdoor gear company Cotopaxi, is leaving to be president of The Churc…

Rebecca Knight   


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I left NYC and moved to Rio de Janeiro – now I live in a huge apartment and can pay my student loans

Carla Vianna moved from a Manhattan studio to a two-bedroom apartment in Rio. Cheaper living costs …

Carla Vianna   


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Brazil becoming coronavirus hot spot as testing falters

"We are looking at a photo of the past," Alves said in an interview last week. "The number of cases…

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Rio's largest slum is so big it has its own WiFi provider

Despite what you may assume after watching films like "City of God," favelas aren't all dangerous, …

Ariel Schwartz   


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Rio samba schools start sewing scrubs in coronavirus effort

The initiative started with Baracho and one of his colleagues at a nearby hospital emergency room w…

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Violence in Rio de Janeiro has gotten so bad a newspaper is covering it in the 'war' section

While Rio state is not the worst in the country in terms of violence - in 2015 it was 16th of Brazi…

Christopher Woody   


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Take a walk through Brazil's dangerous slums with the nation's elite police force

Given the crime rate in Rio, local officials have declared war on major offenders, primarily the dr…

David Choi   


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The Olympics are 2 months away, and Rio has a huge police brutality problem

In March, Rio announced a 35% cut to its security budget, amounting to some $500 million. The city'…

Christopher Woody   


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