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  • Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site

    Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site
    The ravine echoes with helicopter rotors, the scrape of metal on stone, the rumble of sliding scree as the remnants of Germanwings Flight 9525 dislodge from the mountainside. The somber mission to recover the remains of 150 people killed when their...
  • France honors Chicago-area World War II veteran

     France honors Chicago-area World War II veteran
    Almost 71 years ago, Leonard Goldstein stormed a Normandy beach during the D-Day invasion. On Saturday, the 100-year-old veteran received the Legion of Honor from the French government for his bravery. Goldstein, who was born in Chicago and raised his...
  • Lens, Lille, Metz and Orléans join Paris on France's cultural map

    Lens, Lille, Metz and Orléans join Paris on France's cultural map
    Paris, Paris, Paris. The city has stolen France's cultural spotlight for far too long. The French government, along with local officials and prestigious institutions, is aware of Paris' gluttony and is trying to spread the wealth to nearby cities...
  • Paris chokes on pollution; City of Light becomes City of Haze

    Paris chokes on pollution; City of Light becomes City of Haze
    Nine-year-old Lily Martin has been coughing for most of the last three weeks. From morning to evening and most of the night, it has been hack, hack, hack. She is pale and exhausted. Her mother, Sophie, is worried sick. The child is not the only one...
  • Germanwings plane crash: Copilot's mental health under scrutiny

    Germanwings plane crash: Copilot's mental health under scrutiny
    The troubled mental condition of German pilot Andreas Lubitz came under sharp examination Friday, as German investigators revealed that he had hidden an illness from his employer and torn up a note from his doctor indicating he was unfit to work on the...
  • French court OKs media access to Sarkozy's campaign files

    France's highest administrative court is allowing journalists to see files regarding former President Nicolas Sarkozy's winning presidential campaign in 2007, which is suspected of having received illegal funding from Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's...
  • Germanwings co-pilot hid illness on day of flight, prosecutors say

    BERLIN The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing his plane into the French Alps this week had an existing medical condition he hid from his employers and for which he possessed a note for sick leave, German prosecutors said Friday....
  • Shock in Europe as Germanwings crash is described as intentional

    PARIS Left alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 4U9525, 28-year-old co-pilot Andreas Lubitz manually began a descent procedure and did not respond when his pilot and crew pounded on the locked door as the airplane slammed into a mountainside in...
  • Paris Bistro offers an authentic taste of France

     Paris Bistro offers an authentic taste of France
    Enjoy a taste of France without the transatlantic flight at Paris Bistro, an intimate European inspired destination located in Naperville Crossings. "Our goal is to give people a different experience," said manager Jill Giraldo, who runs the day-to-...
  • Gulf states ask UN Security Council for Yemen arms embargo

    Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies presented powerful members of the U.N. Security Council with suggested elements for a resolution that would impose an arms embargo on the Shiite rebels who have thrown Yemen into turmoil and caused its Western-backed...
  • Iranian president sends letter to Obama as nuclear talks near deadline

    Iranian president sends letter to Obama as nuclear talks near deadline
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wrote a letter Thursday to President Obama and leaders of the other five countries engaged in talks aimed at a nuclear deal, urging them to overcome differences so that an agreement can be reached by the end of the month....