South Sudan is on the edge of collapse. Murderous raids on civilian communities are a favored tactic, and UN peacekeepers have been criticized for not doing more to stop them.
The government finally made a move against the Hazaribagh tanneries over the weekend.
Grantee Justin Kenny documents the tannery business in Bangladesh through this photo slideshow for PBS NewsHour.
Many workers In Bangladesh leather tanneries don’t know the danger they face.
Daniella Zalcman speaks with the PBS Newshour about her award-winning project "Signs of Your Identity."
Fidel Castro was laid to rest on Sunday during a private ceremony that capped nine days of mourning in Cuba. Castro ruled the island nation for 49 years before he stepped down in 2008.
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.