From high-tech American labs to South African clinics, the special report goes inside the search for the cure and a preventative vaccine that could lead to the first AIDS-free generation in decades.
Dr. Marina Elliott is pretty much a real-life Lara Croft, squeezing through a tiny entrance into an underground cave in South Africa to discover the new human ancestor.
Bernard Poolman tried to fashion himself as the next L. Ron Hubbard and failed gloriously.
Despite what some researchers call the "Jaws effect," sharks aren't actually as dangerous as people think. Shark diving lets people see it for themselves.
Elize Strydom has traveled the world photographing the everyday moments of everyday girls.
We talked to a former member of the "Americans," the gang that introduced meth to Cape Town.
The satanic panic of the 80s and early 90s gave birth to a squad dedicated to hunting satanic crimes, and today the status of the unit remains shrouded in mystery.
The Islamic State hacks French TV channels, protesters demand police be arrested over the deaths of 20 suspected sandalwood smugglers, South Africa removes an apartheid-era statute of Cecil Rhodes, and more.
Diarrheic dissidence is kind of a thing.
People who catch cats and sell them to witch doctors, people who chop up things with an axe because they were brutally attacked with an axe.
South African comedian Trevor Noah is the new host of The Daily Show and the new person everyone has to have an opinion about.
Penis transplants are officially possible, which means it's a very exciting time for the dickless.
The South African stars lent their odd but undeniable charisma to Neill Blomkamp's latest effort, but if you don't really want to watch Die Antwoord hang out with a childlike robot, this film isn't for you.
The non-profit wants to take a group of skaters from Germany to South Africa, delivering skateboards to the South African kids who have skateparks-a-plenty, but no money to buy boards.
Kern spent six weeks in 2014 documenting the daily lives of transgender people in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, an area still prone to heteropatriarchal beliefs.
The basic idea is to let your car veer around in spirals while you climb outside of it.
Tensions rise between locals and foreign shopkeepers in the South African city of Soweto, and Chile decides to reopen its investigation into the death of Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda.
Dr. Taj Hargey is waging his own private jihad by attempting to turn Muslim teaching away from the stodgy conservatism of most clerics.
"My photos move between darkness and light. It's sort of a history of South Africa and a history of my state of mind."
South African women are using dangerous methods to dry out their vaginas to increase pleasure for their partners, but the practice is compounding HIV risks.
We talked to the documentarian behind STOP, a film about the national embarrassment that is the NYPD's routine hassling of young black and Hispanic men.
"The G-20 is a very important meeting where the world's most vital matters are to be discussed, and I'm here to tell you that Australia is going to win."
Examining the facts around Dr. Wouter Basson, his top-secret biological weapons program, and the 98 percent pure ecstasy produced in his labs.
This week: walruses, Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the US, South Africa's rejection of the Dalai Lama's visa application, and more bad news from around the world.