Marcos Vinicius de Silva, 14, was caught up in a police security operation when he was walking to school.
The group used the messaging app WhatsApp to plan a terrorist attack in Brazil for Carnival.
State authorities praised the off-duty officer's "technically perfect" response.
Prison guards were among the casualties.
Even among the giant viruses, these are weird.
There will be parades and cultural events to celebrate Afro-Brazilian culture.
Critical elections in the region’s three most populous countries are likely to reveal a distemper stemming from citizen disgust.
Morales described sanctions the U.S. imposed on Venezuela as “new threats.”
The winner of Brazil’s best butt pageant did not leave her political opinions behind.
Luislinda Valois is facing backlash after making comments that she’s feeling like a “slave” for earning only $10,000 a month— in a country whose average salary hovers around $635.
Hafez al-Assad finished in the lower end of the International Mathematical Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro.
Lula's conviction leaves the 2018 presidential race wide open, raising chances of a victory by a political outsider.
The Valongo Wharf was described as "the most important physical trace of the arrival of African slaves on the American continent."
Sunday's protest in Copacabana beach followed the fatal shooting of a 76-year-old woman and her daughter.
In 20 years, the parade has increased participation from 2,000 to 3 million people.
News that the president himself may have been party to a cover-up has shaken the nation.
Dozens of heavily-armed criminals launched a three-hour assault on the vault of Prosegur, a firm specializing in the transport of cash.
Russia has delivered a batch of shoulder-fired Igla-S air defense missile systems to Brazil and has planned on sending Panstir-1 air defense and artillery systems.
Brazil had been mired in scandal around its third-largest export, after a litany of meat importers banned Brazilian meat after an inspection controversy.
Brazil prepared to launch its first satellite into space to provide better internet access across the country—and shield it from the NSA.
A Brazilian land rights activist was shot dead: He was in the hospital recovering from a previous attempt on his life days before.