- Rousseff lights Olympic flame as protesters hit the streets Updated: May-03-16 2:55 pm
BRASILIA, Brazil - Brazil's embattled President Dilma Rousseff ignited the Olympic flame on Tuesday, as a nationwide torch relay got underway with protests highlighting the country's deep political and economic crisis.
- Rio Olympic flame visits UN office in Geneva Updated: Apr-29-16 12:56 pm
GENEVA - The Olympic flame for the Rio de Janeiro Games came to the United Nations in Geneva on Friday, where officials said a team of refugee athletes will bring a message of hope for refugees around the world.
- The Latest: Brazilian legislators vote to impeach Rousseff Updated: Apr-17-16 10:13 pm
BRASILIA, Brazil - The Latest on the attempt in Brazil's Congress to impeach President Dilma Rousseff (all times local):
- US women to face New Zealand, France, Colombia in Olympics Updated: Apr-14-16 8:10 pm
The U.S. women's soccer team will open its quest for a fourth straight Olympic gold medal against New Zealand, then play France and Colombia in the first round of the tournament in Brazil.