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The Rubik's Cube world championships were held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, over the weekend, drawing participants from more than 40 countries. The winner completed his cube in 5.69 seconds. Lourdes Garcia-Navarro/NPR hide caption

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For The Rubik's Cube World Champ, 6 Seconds Is Plenty Of Time

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Lead Prosecutor Brings Gandhi-Like Attitude To Brazil's Corruption Scandal

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Brazilian President Makes First U.S. Visit Since NSA Spying Scandal

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Cybercrime Runs Rampant In Brazil With More Elaborate, Far-Reaching Schemes

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Pots with genetically modified male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are pictured before they are released in Piracicaba, Brazil in April. Paulo Whitaker /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Brazilians Take A Swing At Mosquitoes With The Zap Racket

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The headquarters of the South American Football Confederation, or CONMEBOL, in Luque, Paraguay. The confederation has the status of an embassy, which includes legal immunity in Paraguay. Two former heads of CONMEBOL have been indicted in the FIFA scandal, accused of taking bribes and money laundering. Norberto Duarte/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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FIFA's Soccer 'Embassy' In Paraguay, Complete With Legal Immunity

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Indictment Against FIFA Raises Questions About Nike's History In Brazil

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Soccer Fans In Latin America React To FIFA Corruption Charges

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Expats Find Brazil's Reputation For Race-Blindness Is Undone By Reality

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Steaks on the grill at the Mercado del Puerto in Montevideo. So far there are no figures that show if the table salt ban, which was enacted a few years ago, is actually making a difference in Uruguayans' health. Travel Aficionado/Flickr hide caption

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Assault On Salt: Uruguay Bans Shakers In Restaurants And Schools

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Brazil spent billions renovating and building World Cup stadiums. Almost a year after the tournament ended, the nation is still trying to figure out what to do with them. The Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia, Brazil (shown here in April 2014), was the most expensive of the stadiums — at a cost of $550 million — and is now being used as a bus parking lot. Eraldo Peres/AP hide caption

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Brazil's World Cup Legacy Includes $550M Stadium-Turned-Parking Lot

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