Sunday's presidential vote will mark the end of an era for Brazil. The highly popular left-wing president will soon finish up his second four-year term, leaving the job as the leader of Latin America's biggest economy up for grabs. His chosen successor, Dilma Rousseff, has a strong lead in the polls. She's hoping for a first round victory, which would give her a stronger mandate to push through reforms. Her nearest rival is a centrist, a former governor of Sao Paolo named José Serra.
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This week, as international outrage grows over the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico, our reporters talk to the witness of another mass kidnapping, this time in Cocula,...
This week, US President Barack Obama prepares to announce an executive order on immigration. We head to Colorado to investigate how much some states rely on undocumented workers.
2014-11-13 Osama bin Laden
This week, the man who says he fired the final shots that killed Osama bin Laden has stepped out of the shadows. We bring you more on that former US Navy Seal's first ever...
The Republican party has swept the midterm elections, as expected, leaving a lame duck presidency for Barack Obama's final two years in office.
2014-10-29 Democrats (USA)
The race for the US midterm elections is in the final stretch. We take a closer look at the tight battle for the state of Colorado. Also, one of the main campaign issues is...