- Rio mayor wants Olympic cauldron near revitalized port area Updated: Apr-28-16 3:29 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Mayor Eduardo Paes says he wants the Olympic cauldron to burn in Rio de Janeiro's revitalized port area.
- Best and worst of times: Rio Olympic countdown hits 100 days Updated: Apr-26-16 7:30 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Two years ago, the Australian IOC member John Coates called the preparations for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics "the worst" in recent memory.
- The Latest: US says world closer to key goal on climate deal Updated: Apr-22-16 4:52 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The Latest on the U.N. signing ceremony for the Paris Agreement on climate change (all times local):
- Legacy of Rio Olympics: Bike lane crashes into the sea Updated: Apr-22-16 3:06 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - At the flame-lighting in the ruins of Ancient Olympia, Brazil's sport minister Ricardo Leyser tried to assure the world about the troubled Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
- Rio Olympic flame will live downtown - not in a stadium Updated: Apr-20-16 12:48 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Olympic flame will have an unusual home for the Rio de Janeiro Games.
- Sports federations concerned about venues for Rio Games Updated: Apr-19-16 1:54 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - International sports federations expressed concern Tuesday over problems with venues for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, including power failures at the gymnastics arena this week.
- Eradication of Zika-spreading mosquito in Brazil unlikely Updated: Apr-19-16 12:08 am
RECIFE, Brazil - In the 1940s and 1950s, Brazilian authorities made such a ferocious assault on Aedes aegypti - the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus - that it was eradicated from Latin America's largest country by 1958.
- AP Explains: Why Brazilian president faces impeachment Updated: Apr-15-16 12:59 pm
SAO PAULO - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is facing possible impeachment by Congress, with the lower Chamber of Deputies expected to vote on the measure on Sunday. The effort comes amid an angry public mood over the South American nation's worst recession in decades and a big bribery scandal at the state oil company Petrobras, yet it is not tied to either of those. AP explains what's behind the movement to oust her, and how it could play out:
- Olympic officials: Rio won't be scarred by politics, graft Updated: Apr-13-16 6:41 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Rio de Janeiro Olympics won't be scarred by the impeachment proceedings against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, a $3 billon corruption scandal touching scores of powerful politicians and businessmen, and the country's deepest recession in decades.
- Rio Mayor: City Olympic preparations not touched by scandal Updated: Apr-07-16 3:38 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro's preparations for South America's first Olympics have not been implicated in the spreading corruption scandal that grips Brazil, Mayor Eduardo Paes said on Thursday.
- Brazilian opposition leader: Government's power is waning Updated: Mar-31-16 9:24 am
LISBON, Portugal - The leader of Brazil's main opposition party contended Thursday that embattled President Dilma Rousseff is losing her grip on power amid a corruption scandal that is compromising her ability to pull Latin America's biggest country out of its worst recession in decades.