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.
A woman who fled Sudan after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has arrived in the US state of New Hampshire to start a new life.
Oscar-winning make-up artist Dick Smith, who memorably transformed Marlon Brando into Vito Corleone in The Godfather, has died aged 92.
The star witness in the corruption trial of Virginia ex-governor Bob McDonnell says the ex-first lady sought gifts in return for business help.
A still-secret Senate report on CIA enhanced interrogations "tells a story of which no American is proud", a leaked White House memo states.
US lawmakers shown photos of Syrian 'torture'
How do you get your face on the dollar?
Is it ever acceptable to wear sunglasses indoors?
US Vogue's first African American cover girl 40 years on
Much ado about plagiarism
The women helping migrants survive their perilous journey
The figure clad in black, walking across the US
Why the Tiki bar became an American phenomenon
Ladakh shares Tibet’s Himalayan peaks, yet receives a fraction of visitors
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