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.
Roger Federer appears set to extend his career for another three years after signing a deal to play at the Swiss Indoors until 2019.
SEOUL, South Korea — The acting president of South Korea, Hwang Kyo-ahn, on Monday called the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader, “an intolerable crime against humanity and terrorist act” masterminded by the North Korean regime.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian authorities said on Tuesday they had yet to determine a cause of death in the killing of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, and had still to confirm the identity as no next of kin has come forward.