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Shoot-Out Between Rio Cops and Drug Dealers Kills Nine

By McCarton Ackerman

A fatal gun battle in a Rio slum calls into question whether police reacted with needless violence. MORE  

Rio Nabs 63 Cops In Corruption Crackdown

By McCarton Ackerman

Dozens of officers whose duty is to clean up the city are themselves charged with drug trafficking and kidnapping. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 15, 2012

By The Fix staff

Brazilian cops storm drug-infested Rio slums, New England fungal meningitis outbreak is linked to steroids, and Lance Armstrong's lawyer wants lie detectors all round. MORE  

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By Will Godfrey

Cops Move Against Drug Gangs in Rio's Biggest Slum, Foreclosed Homes in Vegas Are Turned Into Grow Houses, and How to Dry Out in Dubai. MORE  

Rio Drug Lord Found in Trunk of Car

By Ariel Nagi

The capture of a favela drug boss boosts Rio's drive to clean itself up in time for the World Cup and the Olympics. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Spanish Smugglers Mold Coke into Fake Manolo Blahniks, TV Cameraman is Killed in Rio Drug Raid, And Scientists Discover a Link Between Alcohol and Asthma. MORE  

Rio's Cops Round Up Crack-Addicted Slum Kids

By Will Godfrey

Controversy in Brazil over forced detention and treatment for children of the "cracolandias." MORE  

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