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  1. France Survives, Sending Marta and Brazil to the Exit Sports, June 23

    Amandine Henry’s goal in extra time saved the hosts, and kept alive the chances for a quarterfinal showdown against the U.S.

  2. Roberto Burle Marx and His Leafy Vision of the Tropics Arts, June 20

    The New York Botanical Garden has opened its largest ever show, devoted to the Brazilian landscape architect.

  3. ‘Edge of Democracy’ Looks at Brazil With Outrage and Heartbreak Movies, June 18

    Petra Costa’s documentary chronicles the impeachment of one president, the imprisonment of another and the triumph of authoritarian politics.

  4. ‘Massive Failure’ in Power Grid Causes Blackout in Argentina and Uruguay World, June 16

    The blackout, whose cause was unclear, may have affected a population greater than California’s in an area four times the size of Texas.

  5. ‘Massive Failure’ in Power Grid Causes Blackout in Argentina and Uruguay World, June 16

    The blackout, whose cause was unclear, may have affected a population greater than California’s in an area four times the size of Texas.

  6. In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Books, June 14

    Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas about him in the process.

  7. The Fish Egg That Traveled Through a Swan’s Gut, Then Hatched Science, June 14

    These fish turn up in many surprising location, but this was one place scientists didn’t expect to find them.

  8. Formiga Isn’t Going Anywhere Sports, June 13

    The midfielder is playing in her seventh World Cup, both because she is good enough and because in two decades Brazil hasn’t developed a player worthy of replacing her.

  9. Who Needs the Humanities When You Have Jair Bolsonaro? Opinion, June 12

    Brazil’s education system is being strangled by a president who doesn’t believe in learning.

  10. They Hid From the Mob for Decades. Now They Will Surface in a Film. Arts, June 12

    The family of Tommaso Buscetta, whose testimony figured in hundreds of Mafia convictions, agreed to appear in a new documentary.

  11. They Hid From the Mob for Decades. Now They Will Surface in a Film. Arts, June 12

    The family of Tommaso Buscetta, whose testimony figured in hundreds of Mafia convictions, agreed to appear in a new documentary.

  12. Brazil Fails to Replace Cuban Doctors, Hurting Health Care of 28 Million World, June 11

    After Cuba recalled 8,517 doctors from Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s new president, told Brazilians “we can solve this problem.” So far, he has failed, with millions paying the price.

  13. Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry World, June 10

    Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former president.

  14. Pride Flags and Foreign Policy: U.S. Diplomats See Shift on Gay Rights World, June 9

    Washington’s rejection of a routine Pride Month commemoration reflects the administration’s changing stance.

  15. Soccer Star Neymar Denies Rape Accusation and Releases Messages From Accuser Sports, June 1

    A woman, who said she met the soccer star on Instagram, is accusing Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel room last month. He took to Instagram to accuse the woman of extortion.

  16. The Eclipse That Made Einstein Famous Science, May 28

    Before 1919, cosmology was as subjective as art history. A solar eclipse, and a patent clerk’s equations, changed everything.

  17. Enough With Crumbs — I Want the Cake Opinion, May 28

    Power is anarchy. It dismantles patriarchal social structures and allows us to rebuild them with equity at their foundation.

  18. 4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable Reader Center, May 28

    When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country.

  19. Prison Fighting Leaves at Least 55 Dead in Northern Brazil World, May 27

    The outbreak of violence in the state of Amazonas comes as rival drug factions vie for dominance of lucrative smuggling routes.