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.
Hillary Clinton is set to be the first woman to head a major-party ticket in the United States. In Sweden, gender equality in politics isn't so novel — but there's never been a female head of state there, either.
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.