BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil set more attractive and less risky terms on Thursday to attract international bids to operate a high-speed train between its two biggest cities after an attempt last year found no takers. Full story
A band conductor in Sao Paolo, Brazil is teaching deaf students how to play musical instruments. He says this has helped improve the social skills of the children and their teachers say they have become more focused in the classroom. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
Durval of Santos celebrates his goal against Alexandre Pato of Corinthians with his teammate Edu Dracena
A man holds a sign to indicate the direction of new apartments, to citizens on the street in Sao Paulo May 11, 2013. Prices for new homes Brazil's largest city fell in the first quarter for the first time in four years, reflecting waning demand and structural problems in a once-booming sector, newsp
A teacher is detained by police during a protest against the cancellation of a teachers' strike after an assembly with the Union of Education Professionals in Sao Paulo May 10, 2013. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: EDUCATION CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)