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.
Marielle Franco, an outspoken critic of police corruption and state violence, was killed in a drive-by shooting.
Even among the giant viruses, these are weird.
Lula was seen as the front-runner against right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro in the nation's presidential race scheduled for October.
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.
The Maduro regime criticizes the president's remarks on Venezuela during his U.N speech.
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.
The Virgin Mary is believed to have appeared to three children in 1917, sharing three prophecies about humanity.
American steel workers are losing out to Trump's America First policies.