SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Federal police ordered some 200 Terena Indians to leave a former congressman's ranch in south-central Brazil on Thursday in the latest flashpoint of a widening conflict over land ownership in South America's farm belt. Full story
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Legislation that President Dilma Rousseff says is vital to her efforts to modernize Brazil's clogged and costly ports cleared the lower chamber of Congress after a marathon debate and is expected to win Senate approval later on Thursday. Full story
There's a storage room just off a university lab that gives students more experience than many can handle: Skinned pigs and cats, disembodied cow livers, intestines, brains and the other unidentifiable detritus of years' worth of dissections fill a dozen wading pool-sized vats to the brim. 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.
A general view of the National Mane Garrincha Stadium is seen from within a concrete pipe during its inauguration in Brasilia May 18, 2013. The stadium will play host to the Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
A general view of the National Mane Garrincha Stadium during its inauguration in Brasilia May 18, 2013. The stadium will play host to the Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
Brazil's Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota speaks during a news conference with Mexico's Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade at the Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia May 17, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: POLITICS)
Mexico's Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade attends a news conference with Brazil's Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota at the Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia May 17, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: POLITICS)