Norway's capital plans to permanently ban all cars from its city center by 2019, becoming the first European capital to do so. It will also create more than 35 miles of bike lanes and invest heavily in public transportation.
"Democracy Now!" and Pacifica Radio Archives air an exclusive, newly discovered recording of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., made Dec. 7, 1964, days before he received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is caught in a firestorm of controversy because his son Yair, 23, is dating a Norwegian woman whom he met while she was studying at a university in Israel.
Anders Behring Breivik, “the Norwegian far-right extremist” who killed 77 people and wounded hundreds during twin attacks in Norway last summer, was Friday declared to have been sane throughout the course of his rampage. A court sentenced him to at least 21 years in prison.
For proving that love for others, regardless of creed, gender or skin color, is still a powerful force in human affairs, we honor the 40,000 Norwegians who sang out in an Oslo square on Thursday against the violent dogma of mass killer Anders Breivik. They are our Truthdiggers of the Week.For proving that love for others is still a powerful force in human affairs, we honor the 40,000 Norwegians who sang out against violence and dogma as our Truthdiggers of the Week.
The president believes his Afghanistan surge will most likely create the conditions to bring the greatest number of U.S. troops home at the earliest possible date, a senior official said.The president believes his Afghanistan surge will bring the greatest number of troops home at the earliest possible date, a senior official said.