19 February 2014
Rio de Janeiro's leaders hope the Olympics and World Cup will turn the city into a world-class capital. But crime threatens progress.
The US accuses Russia of violating a Cold War arms treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile, saying the breach is "very serious".
A girl whose father was killed after a small plane in distress hit them while walking on a Florida beach has died of her injures, police officials say.
A US judge rules that the LA Clippers basketball team can be sold, despite the objections of banned co-owner Donald Sterling.
Jury selection begins in the corruption trial of ex-Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, accused of accepting loans and lavish gifts from a supporter.
Is Obama at fault for global turmoil?
Kerry's diplomatic efforts draw fire from Israeli media
The summer movies criticising US drone policies
Congressman mistakes US officials for Indian diplomats
Can Republicans take advantage of US voter apathy at polls?
How musical Fiddler on the Roof became a surprise lasting hit
Scientist claims 'child prodigy' getting credit for his discovery
The Great British Bake Off returns next week with a tricky challenge
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