A poll released Monday night shows Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff gaining ground over her rival in a tight re-election race, though the contest remains in a technical tie.
Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
DPRK freed an American citizen, Jeffrey Fowle on Tuesday after holding him for nearly six months, the US State Department announced.The State Department deputy spokeswoman, Marie Harf, said Fowle was on his way home on Tuesday after negotiators left Pyongyang. She said the US is still trying to free two other Americans, Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae.
Some big-name politicians are joining Jewish protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.