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Olympic Torch Arrival in Rio Greeted by Protests

Wednesday's arrival of the Olympic torch in Rio de Janeiro was greeted by protesters angry over a lack of social and economic progress in the shadow of the multi-billion dollar global sporting event. A yacht steered by seven Brazilian Olympic sailors made the one-hour journey from the town of Niteroi to a historic Rio naval base, where sailors Torben and Lars Grael presented the torch to Mayor Eduardo Paes. Along the path of the torch relay, police were forced to use tear gas to...

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