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Rio Olympic Flame Visits UN Office in Geneva

The Olympic flame for the Rio de Janeiro Games has come to the United Nations office in Geneva, where officials say a team of refugee athletes will bring a message of hope for refugees around the world. The flame, which was lit in Greece last week, was brought to the U.N. for the first time before it heads to Brazil for the torch relay ahead of the opening ceremony in Rio on Aug. 5. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the flame is a "beacon of solidarity with all peoples of...

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