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.
One man is killed and several people are hurt following lightning strikes on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California.
The US temporarily evacuates staff from its embassy in the Libyan capital following clashes between rival militias, the state department says.
Administrators have imposed a ban on Wikipedia alterations from the US House of Representatives, following "persistent disruptive editing".
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