Saudi Arabia may be the only country where women aren't allowed to drive, but it’s not the only place where woman are forbidden from getting behind the wheel. It even happens in some communities in the US.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday won a second term, powered by a coalition of minority and youth voters. In a rousing speech to his supporters, he told Americans the "best is yet to come." The Democrats retain control of the U.S. Senate, while Republicans control the House of Representatives.
Hurricane Sandy broke records when it came ashore Monday night. It brought 13-foot storm surges to New York City and inundated cities along the Jersey Shore. Millions of people were left without power. Tuesday, officials there were evaluating damage while inland, people prepared for blizzard conditions.
The 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was not marked with speeches, but rather with somber silence. With the exception of one memorial in Pennsylvania, memorials to the about 3,000 people who died in the violent terrorists attacks were marked with reading of names, laying of wreaths and moments of silence.
Some 1,000 U.S. dams have been dismantled in the past 100 years — but the pace has definitely been accelerating in recent years. Now, there's a major initiative underway to take apart old dams that serve little purpose as a way of restoring fish habitat and rebuilding aquatic ecosystems.
Released in August 1975, "Born to Run" proved to be a career defining song and album for Bruce Springsteen. As Springsteen prepares for another international tour, it's hard to imagine where his career started.