Saudi policemen surrounding the cars of women who drove.
Six women said they were briefly detained in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, after they drove two cars in the northwestern part of city.
As we've reported before, the ability for women to drive legally gained international attention after Manal al-Sharif was arrested twice for getting behind the wheel. Her story has inspired a movement.
The Go-Go's are on tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their massively successful debut.
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In the summer of 1981, The Go-Go's released Beauty and the Beat, a record that would become the first No. 1 album for an all-female band that wrote its own songs and played its own instruments. And believe it or not, that hasn't happened again since.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is visiting neighboring Pakistan to ask that nation's prime minister, Yousuf Raza Gilani, to support peace talks with the Taliban and eliminate militant strongholds on the border.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi joined a growing chorus of top Democrats on Saturday calling for the resignation of Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner, who is at the center of a sexting scandal. Host Rachel Martin speaks with James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, about this story and others from the past week.
In 1962, Robert Jay Lifton and his wife, BJ, arrived in Hiroshima where Lifton studied the human consequences of nuclear weapons through conversations with survivors of 1945's atomic bomb.
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Robert Jay Lifton wasn't sure what he wanted to do with his life when he left the Army in 1954 after serving in the Korean War. He was living with his wife in Hong Kong and was about to return to the U.S. to pursue a predictable career. Instead, the psychiatrist made a last-minute decision to stay in Hong Kong — and it changed everything.