Officials Say 57 Dead in Brazil Prison Riot; 16 Decapitated
  • 29 July 2019
At least 57 prisoners were killed by other inmates during clashes between organized crime groups...
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Brazil Police: School Attackers Imitating Columbine Massacre
  • 14 March 2019
Police said the two young men had been planning the assault for months. The attackers...
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Ex-Students Attack School in Brazil, 8 Dead
  • 13 March 2019
Students gathered outside the school recounted harrowing attacks and seeing several bodies lying in pools...
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Brazil Elects Far-Right President, Worrying Rights Groups
  • 29 October 2018
Jair Bolsonaro, a brash far-right congressman who has waxed nostalgic for Brazil's old military dictatorship,...
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Did a Sick Child’s Classmates Refuse to Wish Him a Happy Birthday?
  • 6 April 2018
A photograph of young child with a rare disease was exploited for likes and retweets...
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Brazilian Prosecutors Investigate Miners’ Alleged Killing of ‘Uncontacted’ Tribe Members
  • 12 September 2017
A group of prospectors were allegedly heard discussing an attack on indigenous people living in...
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Brazilian Judge Demands to be Called ‘Your Honor’ at Bakery
  • 18 May 2017
Judicial oversight officials in Brazil decided not to sanction a judge who allegedly demanded a...
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Crowd marching in the street in Sao Paolo, Brazil in March 2015
Did a Car Run Over Trump Protesters on a Highway?
  • 2 May 2017
A video showing a car driving through a demonstration is real, but it took place...
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More Than 70 Killed After Soccer Team’s Plane Crashes In Colombia
  • 29 November 2016
Only three members of the Brazilian team Chapecoense survived the crash.
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El Paso Gun Battle
  • 15 March 2016
Photographs purporting to be the scene of a shootout on the US-Mexico border were actually...
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Zika Virus Caused by GMO Mosquitoes?
  • 29 January 2016
A number of articles inspired by a single speculative comment in Reddit's conspiracy section suggested...
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Photograph of Cliff Hanger Isn’t Quite What It Seems
  • 21 December 2015
A deceptive photograph seemingly shows a man perilously hanging from the edge of a high...
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