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The Olympic games proceeded despite concerns at Rio de Janeiro

While Brazil currently contends with an economy in a downward spiral, eyes from all around the world are turned towards Rio de Janeiro to see if it can live through an Olympic calling, a first for South America.

Zika virus spreads to U. S. mainland

The mosquito borne Zika virus is no longer just a foreign concern. On Aug. 19, the New York Times reported a cluster of five outbreaks in Miami Beach, Florida.

Tourist couple discovers petroglyphs on Waianae's coast

Hawaiian beaches contain important historical petroglyphs and paintings that experts say date back more than 400 years, according to CNN.

Japanese emperor desires to step down because of age-related circumstances

Emperor Akihito of Japan, 82, said he wants to step down in his second-ever televised address to the public. He said he fears his age will make it difficult to fulfil his duties, according to The New York Times.

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