BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's central bank chief Alexandre Tombini said on Tuesday that policymakers will do whatever is necessary to bring down inflation, maintaining a hawkish tone ahead of next week's monetary policy decision. Full story
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said on Monday she ordered the Federal Police to investigate the source of a rumor that sent thousands of poor Brazilians running to state bank branches seeking payment of a monthly family stipend. Full story
Video of a firefight between Brazilian police and an alleged drug trafficker goes viral; a Brooklyn-based blogger is documenting the lives of NYC subway musicians; and a 17-year-old coder invents software that prevents TV spoiler alerts from entering your Twitter feed.
Japanese researchers say a large slab of granite has been found deep in the Atlantic Ocean, suggesting a continent may have once existed off the coast of Brazil. NBCNews.com’s Dara Brown reports.
When two planes in the same airspace collide it’s a rarity, but it still happens. In 2006, a small business jet lost radio contact and the results were catastrophic. TODAY’s Lester Holt reports, with an interview with the New York Times business travel columnist Joe Sharkey who experienced the 2006
A building in Sao Paulo, Brazil has been transformed into a massive screen for pedestrians to use to play video games. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
The Huffington Post’s Rob Shuter fills Kathie Lee and Hoda in on some of the top headlines from Hollywood, including Lindsay Lohan’s partying in Brazil, a top music manager speaking out about Justin Bieber’s behavior, and Chris Brown saying he’s a changed man.
Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil takes a corner during the first practice session of the Monaco F1 Grand Prix May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (MONACO - Tags: SPORT MOTORSPORT F1)
Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil drives during the first practice session of the Monaco F1 Grand Prix May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (MONACO - Tags: SPORT MOTORSPORT F1)
Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil is pushed in the pit area during the first practice session of the Monaco F1 Grand Prix May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (MONACO - Tags: SPORT MOTORSPORT F1)
Edinho of Brazil's Fluminense challenges Arnaldo Mujica of Paraguay's Olimpia during their Copa Libertadores soccer match in Rio de Janeiro May 22, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)