There was a fear that rowers would get sick from the waters in Rio. But that hasn't been the case. If anything, the venue for the regatta was picture perfect, and even clean, US rower Andrew Campbell says.
With local judo champ Rafaela Silva winning Brazil its first gold medal of Summer Games, the Cidade de Deus community is showing the world it's about way more than just the crime and poverty depicted in a famous — and violent — 2002 movie.
Twenty years ago the first U.N. Earth Summit convened in Rio, Brazil to tackle the biggest environmental challenges of the day. Now world leaders met in Rio again, with many global challenges today more extreme.
Long distance runner Mo Farah won the gold for Britain in the 5,000 and 10,000 meter races. But he's not British-born. Farah is from Somalia, and his family lives in, well that's the question for you ... Where?
Marco Werman tells us how two Brazilians view New York City through their music. There's Luiz Bonfá offering his view in a song from 1959 and now, in 2012, we have Mauricio Pessoa with his new album Habitat.