RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

France

A collection of news and information related to France published by this site and its partners.

Top France Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Steve Keesee: WWII veteran was a patriot, soldier to the end

     Steve Keesee: WWII veteran was a patriot, soldier to the end
    Ballard "Steve" Keesee of Eustis loved to tell stories about his World War II service, often with funny flair. "He said he got a free trip to Europe, paid for by the government," said his wife, Shirley. "He had a good sense of humor. He said, 'At the...
  • Film Review: 'Marie's Story'

    Born five years after Helen Keller in Vertou, France, Marie Heurtin faced many of the same challenges, growing up deaf and blind in a society whose instinct was to institutionalize such girls. "Marie's Story," therefore, is not so different from Keller's,...
  • NBA roundup: Cousins injures knee at Team USA practice

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Cousins injures knee at Team USA practice Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins injured his right knee in Thursday's practice, the first since Team USA lost Indiana Pacers star forward Paul George to a leg injury....
  • Childhood growth hormone treatment tied to stroke risk

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Children who receive growth hormone to treat short stature or hormone deficiency may be at an increased risk of strokes caused by burst blood vessels as young adults, suggests a new European study. While the overall risk...
  • GM says to invest $2.8 billion in Brazil over five years

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - General Motors Co will invest 6.5 billion reais ($2.8 billion) in Brazil over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra said on Thursday, reaffirming the automaker's long-term plans despite a sharp downturn in the...
  • 'Hundred-Foot Journey' takes forever to complete

    'Hundred-Foot Journey' takes forever to complete
    The culinary culture clash comedy "The Hundred-Foot Journey" dawdles, like a meal that drags on and on because the waiter is too busy texting to bother bringing you the check. Based on the Richard Morais novel, it's a low-flame romance and low-heat...
  • Review: 'Violette' ★★★

    Review: 'Violette' ★★&#9733
    Though its subject was real, the French biopic "Violette" feels more like a thought experiment: What if a brilliant and daring female artist was just as self-indulgent and self-pitying as the vilest of her male counterparts? Director Martin Provost's...
  • San Sebastian Unveils Seven International Titles in Competition

    The San Sebastian Film Festival, the most prestigious film event in the Spanish-speaking world, unveiled Thursday the first seven international titles that will vie for a Golden Shell in competition. They are Francois Ozon's "The New Girlfriend," Bille...
  • Eurozone economy stalls, adding new worries for American recovery

    The Eurozone's feeble recovery came to an outright halt in the second quarter, the latest in a batch of disappointing global economic indicators that have clouded the prospects for American growth. Economic output in the 18-nation Euro area stalled in...
  • Aussie truffles on U.S. restaurant menus

    Aussie truffles on U.S. restaurant menus
    NEW YORK — From the truffle-infused beef-cheek ravioli at Babbo restaurant in New York to the all-black-truffle menu at La Toque in Napa Valley, Calif.,, the pungent mushroom has conquered the summer menu and is no longer just a treasured winter...
  • Diaw cleared to play for France in FIBA

    The Sports Xchange Diaw cleared to play for France in FIBA Boris Diaw played an integral role for San Antonio as the Spurs won the NBA title this past season. Diaw parlayed his excellent play into a new three-year, $22.5 contract. No wonder the Spurs...