Brazil’s Twelve-Fingered Family Counts World Cup Wins

The da Silva family of Brazil carries a rare genetic disorder that gives the six fingers on each hand. They’ve become a symbol of hope in Brazil, at least according to the AP. Normally, these extra fingers aren’t functional.

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The Case of the Dead Brazilian Torturer Gets Murkier

Michael Uhl writes at CounterPunch: They haven’t killed him yet. Paulo Malhaes, the confessed Brazilian torturer whose death I recently reported on this site may not have been murdered after...