The weather cooperated, at least most of the time. British and Australian sailors won, much of the time. But the gold medals were distributed to nearly every corner of the globe, with China and Brazil also winning at Enoshima Yacht Harbor. ...

Bahia, Brazil (NBC News) – A giant emerald measuring nearly four feet high and weighing a whopping 794 pounds was discovered in April in Brazil’s Carnaiba mining region. Sure, it may not look like much now, but this precious stone ...

(CNN) — Human error caused a November 28 plane crash that killed 71 people, including members of the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, the Bolivian government said Tuesday. LaMia Flight 2933 was flying from Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to Medellin, Columbia, when ...

Near Medellin, Colombia (CNN) — In the mountains of Colombia, rescuers combed wreckage for survivors. Outside a stadium in Brazil, fans who thought they’d be cheering for their favorite soccer team came to mourn. These were the somber images Tuesday ...