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Colombia finds ‘black boxes’ from air crash

Colombia's civil aeronautics agency says it has found the two flight recorders from the airplane that crashed Monday night with a Brazilian soccer team aboard.

One US swimmer in trouble makes an agreement with judge

The lawyer for US Olympic swimmer James Feigen says he will pay more than $10,000 today and then leave Brazil following the robbery scandal involving he, Ryan Lochte and two other members of the US swim team.

Expert warns Olympics should not go on to avoid Zika ‘health disaster’

The 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil could cause a "full-blown public health disaster” because of the Zika virus unless the event is postponed, relocated or canceled, according to a new report published in the Harvard Public Review.

Brazil’s Senate impeaches President Dilma Rousseff

Brazil's Senate voted Thursday morning to impeach the country's first woman president.

Brazilian legislators vote to impeach President Rousseff

Brazil's lower house of Congress voted late Sunday to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, delivering a major blow to a long-embattled leader who repeatedly argued that the push against her was a "coup."

Ticket scalping starts in Brazil – even without the tickets

Some people in Brazil are trying to scalp tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics - even before the tickets are issued.

Gold Medalist Believes She Contracted Zika in Rio

Spanish Olympic gold medalist Marina Alabau says she got Zika while training in Brazil in December, suffering painful symptoms in an experience that the wind surfer said won't stop her from competing in the Games in August.

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Matsuyama becomes first Japanese in Masters green jacket

The victory comes 10 years after the Japanese star was low amateur in the Masters as a teenager.

New Hanover County 4-H holds annual award ceremony virtually

On Sunday, the New Hanover County 4-H held its annual award ceremony celebrating and recognizing the achievements of New Hanover County 4-H members, volunteers, and friends of 2020.

Cape Fear churches continue to adapt worship services during the pandemic

More than one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and local churches continue to adapt as the pandemic alters their Sunday services.

Deadly shooting near Duke University

People who live in the area say it’s a mostly quiet community made up of families and Duke students.