For decades, the state of Louisiana has been known as the incarceration capital of America. But over the past year, the state has been trying to shed that reputation with new reforms.
This coming week, The New York Times Magazine will devote an entire publication of the Sunday magazine to the issue of climate change. Nathaniel Rich, who authored the edition, joins Hari Sreenivasan for more.
The UN Special Rapporteur for Extreme Poverty visited the U.S. last year, drawing worldwide attention to his findings. NewsHour followed in his footsteps to report from Lowndes County, Alabama.
In the rural South, poverty, prejudice and lack of health care are exacerbating the spread of HIV, making it the epicenter of HIV/AIDS in America.
The tourist mecca of Miami is also a hotbed of HIV transmission. William Brangham and Jason Kane join Jon Cohen of Science Magazine to look at how and why it’s gotten so bad.
A unique, church-based program is leading the fight against mother-to-child HIV transmission in Nigeria.
Russia’s HIV epidemic is growing by 10 percent per year, and yet many proven HIV prevention and treatment strategies aren’t being used.
AIDS deaths surge in Russia as global health officials say, ‘They did it all wrong.’
Despite the peace deal, new waves of deadly violence are hitting many areas of Colombia, especially those once under FARC-rebel control. And it's targeting the very people—activists and social leaders—for whom the peace deal was supposed to make life safer.
A proxy war in Yemen between Iran-backed Houthi rebels and a Saudi Arabia-led coalition has led to starvation; relief supplies have been blocked to the poorest country in the region.
In Yemen, some of the most vulnerable victims are the 2 million children on the brink of starvation, or those who lost limbs during the fighting. In Aden, many children have been fit with prosthetic limbs, but with rudimentary materials and old technology, they are sometimes barely functional.
Yemen is on the brink of collapse. Less than half of its health facilities are functional amid epidemics of preventable and largely eradicated diseases like cholera.