In the early 1960s, Ginsburg traveled to Sweden, and learned Swedish, to work on a law project with a Swedish scholar, Anders Bruzelius. Her observations of Swedish society opened up her eyes to the possibilities for women's equality in the United States.
A Swedish prosecutor closed the case of the assassination of Prime Minister Olof Palme after 34 years on Wednesday, accusing a graphic designer who died two decades ago of the country's most notorious unsolved crime.
Swedes voted on Sunday in an election dominated by fears over asylum seekers and welfare, with the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats vying to become the biggest party in a country long seen as a bastion of liberal values.
British author Kazuo Ishiguro, best known for his novel "The Remains of the Day" and whose emotional uprooting from his native Japan has left an indelible stamp on his work, won the 2017 Nobel Literature Prize.
Swedish police say they have arrested the alleged driver of the truck that drove into a Stockholm crowd killing four on Friday. The 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan was already known to authorities. Saturday Swedish police say they found a suspect device in the truck.
Three years after endorsing the use of DDT in poor countries to control malaria, the World Health Organization is reversing its policy. Brenda Eskenazi, an epidemiologist at UC Berkeley, talks with Living on Earth's Steve Curwood.
The answer to our Geo Quiz today is Västerås, Sweden. The city is hosting what's being billed as the biggest American car show anywhere. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with local minister Jerker Alsterlund who plans to perform Las Vegas style drive-in wedding ceremonies at the car show.