Rio De Janeiro

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Travel To The Wonders Of The World

Here’s a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.

10/17/2014

The FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil logo is displayed on a giant screen during its official launch of the FIFA WC2014 Brazil Logo on July 8, 2010 at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, South Africa. AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil Prosecutors Attempt To Halt Government Ads For World Cup

Federal prosecutors in Brazil have asked a court to suspend the airing of government advertisements touting the benefits that the World Cup will bring to the country, saying the ads are “absurdly divorced from reality.”

05/27/2014

The FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil logo is displayed on a giant screen during its official launch of the FIFA WC2014 Brazil Logo on July 8, 2010 at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, South Africa. AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil Begins World Cup Preparations Amid Protests

The Brazil squad’s preparations for a World Cup on home soil got underway Monday amid chants of protests instead of support.

05/26/2014

General view of Arena Pantanal Stadium before the match between Santos and Mixto as part of the Brazil Cup 2014 on April 2, 2014 in Cuiaba, Brazil. The Arena Pantanal was inaugurated today and the stadium will host matches during the forthcoming FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil. (credit: Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Brazil To Stage Key Stadium Tests For World Cup

Brazil arrives at a crucial moment in its preparations for the World Cup as two of its most troubled stadiums stage major test events Sunday.

05/17/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

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Vice President Biden To Attend Soccer’s World Cup Tournament

Vice President Joe Biden is planning to be among the crowds at this summer’s World Cup soccer tournament.

04/14/2014

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LA To Host U.S. Marathon Trials For 2016 Summer Olympic Games

Los Angeles will host the U.S. marathon trials for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/29/2014

US swimmer Michael Phelps shows off his gold medal after the podium ceremony for the men's 200m individual medley swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 2, 2012 in London.  AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU

Phelps Says He May Be Back In 2016 — As Golfer

Michael Phelps says the only chance he’ll be competing at the 2016 Olympics would be as a golfer.

10/30/2012

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