Brazil http://www.kunc.org en Sweet Revenge: U.S. Bests Ghana, 2-1, In Its World Cup Opener http://www.kunc.org/post/sweet-revenge-us-bests-ghana-2-1-its-world-cup-opener The U.S. Men's National Team beat Ghana in the group stage of the World Cup, payback for losing to the Black Stars in the previous two World Cups.<p>Team USA captain Clint Dempsey surged past Ghana's John Boye to score 29 seconds after the start of the game, marking one of the fastest goals in World Cup history.<p>But about 20 minutes into the game, star center forward Jozy Altidore was taken off the field with a strained left hamstring, leaving the Americans short a top scorer. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:08:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 57871 at http://www.kunc.org Sweet Revenge: U.S. Bests Ghana, 2-1, In Its World Cup Opener National Geographic's 5 Steps To Feed The World http://www.kunc.org/post/national-geographics-5-steps-feed-world <p>With the world’s population exploding, we’ll have many more mouths to feed in the near future. But agriculture already uses up tons of resources and land. So how can we grow more food and how can we limit its damage to the environment?</p><p> Fri, 16 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 56468 at http://www.kunc.org National Geographic's 5 Steps To Feed The World Brazil Beef Imports Too Risky, Ranchers Worry http://www.kunc.org/post/brazil-beef-imports-too-risky-ranchers-worry <p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to <a href="http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=APHIS-2009-0017-0010">greenlight a proposal</a> that would allow imports of fresh beef from certain sections of Brazil, despite the South American country’s history of outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease, a highly contagious pathogen that cripples cattle.</p><p> Wed, 07 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 56169 at http://www.kunc.org Brazil Beef Imports Too Risky, Ranchers Worry Even In Snowden-Friendly Brazil, Asylum May Be 'Bridge Too Far' http://www.kunc.org/post/even-snowden-friendly-brazil-asylum-may-be-bridge-too-far Should they or shouldn't they? That's the question Brazilians are asking themselves after Edward Snowden's "<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/snowdens-open-letter-to-brazil-read-the-text/2013/12/17/9bf1342a-6727-11e3-8b5b-a77187b716a3_story.html" target="_blank">open letter</a>" lauding Brazil's role in protecting privacy rights and alluding to his hand in uncovering spying on their president.<p>"Today, if you carry a cellphone in Sao [Paulo], the NSA can and does keep track of your location," wrote Snowden, 30, who is living in temporary asylum in Russia. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 12:24:00 +0000 Lourdes Garcia-Navarro 53326 at http://www.kunc.org Even In Snowden-Friendly Brazil, Asylum May Be 'Bridge Too Far' Brazil's Social Media Boom Sparks Calls For New Privacy Laws http://www.kunc.org/post/brazils-social-media-boom-sparks-calls-new-privacy-laws The use of social media is exploding in Brazil. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 20:01:00 +0000 Lourdes Garcia-Navarro 53183 at http://www.kunc.org Brazil's Social Media Boom Sparks Calls For New Privacy Laws