Oscars: 'American Sniper' behind favorites 'Boyhood', 'Birdman'

With less than a week to go before the Oscars, the all-important Best Picture prize appears locked in a two-horse race between dark comedy "Birdman" and coming-of-age drama "Boyhood". But "American Sniper" could win the prize... Duration: 01:47 Feb 21, 2015

Controversy-hit samba school wins Rio carnival title

A Brazilian samba school shrugged off a controversy over alleged funding by an African strongman president and went on to claim its 13th win at the Rio Carnival championship on Wednesday. Duration: 01:16 Feb 19, 2015