Sweden is now facing a newly powerful political party, the Sweden Democrats, that has a neo-Nazi past and advocates drastically cutting the country's liberal immigration policies.
World Space Week: This week, organizations across the globe celebrate the 11th annual World Space Week, which highlights the contributions of space science and technology to life on Earth.
Children with buckets sit on a sidewalk in Skofla Loka, Slovenia, on Monday.
A firefighter looks on as a fast-moving wildfire approaches Elizabeth Lake Road in the Leona Valley near Palmdale, Calif., on Thursday, July 29. Mandatory evacuations were issued for the community of Leona Valley on Thursday evening, Los Angeles County fire inspector Matt Levesque said.
PIG RACING: Pigs with woolen jockeys attaches to their backs race during a community fair in Cushendun near Belfast, Northern Ireland, in July 2009.
LightSquared will launch a new wireless broadband network that aims to provide competition to the incumbent phone companies.
Motorola Inc., which has played a central role in developing the US electronics industry over the past 82 years, will sell its wireless division to Nokia Siemens Networks, a Finnish-German joint venture. The company will then be poised to split its cell phone manufacturing operations from its police radio business.
Caster Semenya had been the subject of a gender dispute, after which track and field's governing body allowed her to run as a woman. The South African won an 800-meter race Sunday in Finland.