The Amazon offered its own challenges to the Americans. Some couldn’t adapt to the conditions here, suffering nervous breakdowns. One drowned when a storm on the Tapajós River toppled his boat.
Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova will be one of the stars of a world-class field to take part at the third edition of the Tie Break Tens tournament, which will take place in Madrid in May.
MOSCOW — Four Russian servicemen were killed and two were wounded in Syria last week when their car was blown up by a remote-controlled bomb, the Russian news agency Interfax reported on Monday, citing a statement by the Defense Ministry in Moscow.