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Mexico, Brazil leaders silent as world congratulates Biden

There were two notable holdouts among the world leaders who rushed to congratulate Joe Biden on his victory in the U.S. elections: the leaders of Latin America’s two biggest countries, both of whom have been seen as friendly to President Donald Trump.

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus’ severity.

Brazil’s Trump-friendly president heading to the White House

The president of Brazil made an unusual visit to CIA headquarters and later spoke of his admiration for the United States on the second day of a trip that reflected his country's shift to a more pro-American stance.

Hundreds feared buried, death toll rises after dam collapse in Brazil

The death toll from the collapse of a dam holding back mine waste in southeastern Brazil rose to 34 on Saturday as searchers flying in helicopters and rescuers laboring in deep mud uncovered more bodies.

Gunman opens fire in Brazil cathedral, kills at least 4

A man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil after Mass on Tuesday, killing four and leaving four others injured before turning a gun on himself, authorities said.

Firefighters try to save relics as fire engulfs Rio museum

A huge fire engulfed Brazil's 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, lighting up the night sky with towering flames as firefighters and museum workers raced to save historical relics from the blaze.

Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was convicted of corruption and money laundering on Wednesday, the most high-profile conviction yet in a sweeping graft investigation that has jailed dozens of the Latin American country's elite.

Brazil’s Carnival kicks off with parades, street parties

Revelers all over Brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties on the first of five official days of Carnival celebrations.

Chapecoense survivor lifts trophy 2 months after tragedy

A survivor of the air crash two months ago that killed 19 members of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer club has lifted the Copa Sudamericana trophy in honor of his dead teammates.

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‘I just remember hearing shot after shot:’ Ten Pin Alley shooting witness talks about frightening moments

The investigation continues into shots fired at a Wilmington bowling alley Friday night. And Wednesday, one anonymous witness spoke out about her terrifying experience.

Wilmington-based Bitty and Beau’s Coffee expands to two more states

 Bitty and Beau’s Coffee Shop has recently announced two more locations -- Bethlehem, PA and Auburn, AL.

Can you choose which COVID-19 vaccine you get? And other questions answered

Though vaccinations have been underway for a few months now, many still have questions about the process and the vaccines themselves.

Thousands give feedback to Wilmington PD about their pilot cruise lights program

The Wilmington Police Department says they have received thousands of responses to a survey about their "cruise light" pilot program.