For many, Castro was a symbol of Cuba's hope for strong leadership in a new era of prosperity. But for others, his legacy represents unfulfilled promises and relentless control.
President-elect Donald Trump has has threatened to pull out of trade agreements with Mexico. How will this affect lives on both sides of the border?
Mexicans feel pressure to cross the border before Trump presidency.
An hour west of Baghdad, Fallujah used to be a thriving population center. Two years ago, it was overtaken by the Islamic State. The Iraqi army regained control of the city in June but now faces another hurdle: rebuilding.
Militia groups, made up mostly of Shia fighters and often backed by Iran, have become instrumental in the charge to drive the Islamic State from Iraq. But many militia members are accused of war crimes and have killed Americans.
Two years ago, Islamic State troops stormed Mosul. Today the city is their last urban base in the country, but Iraqi forces, backed by the U.S. and others, are preparing to drive them out.
Pulitzer Center Grantee Scott Anderson discusses his new story Fractured Lands on PBS NewsHour.
The economic disaster in Venezuela caused by low oil prices is also an environmental one.
The final installment in the PBS NewsHour series "The End of AIDS," focusing on South Africa's fight against the disease.
The July 20th, 2016 installment of the PBS NewsHour series "The End of AIDS?," focusing on the disease in Kenya's fishing industry.
In Venezuela, falling oil prices have crippled late President Hugo Chavez's social and economic programs.
How Rwanda emerged from its 1994 genocide to build one of the most successful AIDS responses in Africa.