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Brazil's Bolsonaro has a few wins, some missteps in 100 days

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro's first 100 days in office have been marked by infighting in his administration, insults to adversaries and allies, praise for Brazil's 1964-1985 dictato...

Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet

NEW YORK (AP) — A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world...

Brazil's Bolsonaro to take power amid high hopes and fears

SAO PAULO (AP) — Once an outsider mocked by fellow lawmakers for his far-right positions, constant use of expletives and even casual dressing, former army captain Jair Bolsonaro is taking office as Br...

A look at offensive comments by Brazil candidate Bolsonaro

SAO PAULO (AP) — Far right congressman Jair Bolsonaro is leading polls for Brazil's October presidential election, but he has attracted widespread criticism for his controversial views — and his often...

Brazilian tennis great Maria Bueno dies after cancer battle

SAO PAULO (AP) — Maria Bueno, a Brazilian tennis great who won three Wimbledon singles titles and four at the U.S. Open in the 1950s and 1960s, has died after battling mouth cancer. She was 78. ...

Brazil police: 13 dead, 39 hurt in multi-vehicle crash

SAO PAULO (AP) — Police in Brazil say at least 13 people were killed and 39 others injured in a multi-vehicle crash in the country's southeast. Twelve of the injured are listed in serious condition. ...

California family missing in Brazilian jungle found safe

SAO PAULO (AP) — A California couple and their two daughters who had been missing for days after pirates attacked their boat in the Amazon River delta area have been found alive. Exc...

Firefighters control wildfire in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Firefighters in Brazil have mostly controlled a wildfire that has destroyed more than a quarter of a national park in the central state of Goias. Brazil's Environmen...

Brazil branches of US-based church target of numerous probes

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Every day before work, Liliane Souza says, she and three dozen fellow workers at a Brazilian picture-framing factory affiliated with the Word of Faith Fellowship church were obli...

Brazil branches of US-based church target of numerous probes

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Every day before work, Liliane Souza says, she and three dozen fellow workers at a Brazilian picture-framing factory affiliated with the Word of Faith Fellowship church were obli...

Death toll at Brazil day care center rises to 7

SAO PAULO (AP) — The death toll from a day care center fire in southeastern Brazil has risen to seven after a 4-year-old boy succumbed to his injuries while en route to a hospital. A...

Sao Paulo mayor tests presidential waters amid voter anger

SAO PAULO (AP) — Just eight months into his job as Sao Paulo mayor, Joao Doria appears to be positioning himself as a presidential hopeful who can save Brazil from a seemingly bottomless pit of graft ...

Ex-Brazil leader biggest to fall in unblinking graft probe

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The former president who brought Brazil to prominence on the world stage has been found guilty of corruption and money laundering — a historic judgment underscoring that no one i...

Brazil's crisis is stalling economic reforms seen as crucial

SAO PAULO (AP) — Work longer hours. Get fewer benefits. Retire years later. Those are the ingredients of the bitter medicine Brazilians are being asked to swallow as a cure for the country's moribund,...

Brazil rollback of environment rules blow to Paris pact

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil is considering measures that would roll back environmental protections and make it difficult to meet its Paris climate accord targets — a signal it is stepping back from its gl...