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
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Stevedores at Brazil's Santos and Rio de Janeiro ports entered the second day of a strike to protest proposed legislation that may open terminals to new private-sector investments. Full story
Police have two men under arrest and are looking for a third suspected of raping a foreign tourist on a minibus in Rio de Janeiro. NBCNew.com's Dara Brown reports.
After waiting 20 centuries for a Latin American pope, many of faithful there now believe they’ll have a larger voice in the church, and that Pope Francis will pay special attention to the poor. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro's annual Carnival parade reached its height Monday night as the local samba dancers paraded through the Sambadromo. NBCNews.com's Richard Lui reports.
Dogs from all shapes and sizes descended on the iconic Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday to take part in a carnival parade. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
Prisoners at a penitentiary in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil are turning to yoga while they are behind bars. TODAY.com's Alex Witt reports.
Members of the Franciscan fraternity, O Caminho, give haircuts and shave homeless people in the Campo Grande neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro April 16, 2013. O Caminho are a group of Franciscan monks and nuns who help the homeless on the streets of Rio de Janeiro. They consider the election of Pope
Members of the Franciscan fraternity O Caminho, play religious music in the Campo Grande neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro April 17, 2013. O Caminho are a group of Franciscan monks and nuns who help the homeless on the streets of Rio de Janeiro. They consider the election of Pope Francis, the first po
Sister Filoteia, a member of the Franciscan fraternity O Caminho, cuts a homeless person's nails in the Campo Grande neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro, April 16, 2013. O Caminho are a group of Franciscan monks and nuns who help the homeless on the streets of Rio de Janeiro. They consider the election