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  • The checked baggage muddle

    Traveler C flew from New York to Venice via a Paris connection. He bought his ticket on Delta's website. The flight from New York to Paris was on an Air France plane, but the code-shared flight carried a Delta flight number. The flight from Paris to Venice was on Alitalia. When he checked in, at the Air France counter, the agent checked his bag through to Venice. But when he checked in with Alitalia for his return flight, the agent at the Venice airport said he couldn't check the bag through to Air France, which was in a different alliance; instead, he would have to claim his bag and re-check at De Gaulle airport. And Alitalia charged him a bag fee.
  • Holocaust Museum honors French rescuers in Skokie

     Holocaust Museum honors French rescuers in Skokie
    During World War II, Fernand and Emilie Deves provided a safe haven for Jewish families at their home in southeastern France. For their efforts in providing shelter to members of the Sapir family and the Margolis sisters, a release from the Illinois...

    TOUR DE FRANCE WATCH: Cavendish fuming against 'imbeciles'

    Ace sprinter Mark Cavendish's Etixx-Quickstep team was fighting for both the stage win and the yellow jersey at the Tour de France on Sunday. It ended empty-handed. The double failure had the Belgian team clearly frustrated, with Cavendish first...

    Burkina Faso: Father wants justice in sex abuse case

    The father of a 5-year-old girl who a French prosecutor says was sexually abused by a French soldier has hired a lawyer and vowed on Sunday to follow legal proceedings closely to ensure justice is done. Allegations against two soldiers were disclosed...

    European temps climb, pope gives thanks for some rain

    Europeans struggled Friday to find relief from unusually high temperatures, but the U.N. weather agency said the continent is better prepared than ever to avoid major heat casualties. From Spain to Poland, temperatures have climbed as a mass of hot air...