Germany steamrolled host Brazil 7-1 on Tuesday in their semifinal game to enter the final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Part of efforts to drive out drug gangs before World Cup.
Fifa decided to forgo speeches in hopes of limiting possible unrest.
Brazil plans security boost of around 70,000 officers to police event.
Commuters were caught up in the violence during rush hour.
Attempted robbery or kidnapping may have preceded gunbattle.
Gay "propaganda", Kenyan runners on the run, and more.
Fingers and head of Christ the Redeemer statue were damaged.
Hoping interview will help pinpoint the cause of the fatal accident.
Engineer at WCup venue allegedly warned crane was on unstable ground.
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