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EXPLAINER: What’s at stake in the 2015 Paris attacks trial?

France is putting on trial 20 men accused in the Islamic State group's 2015 attacks on Paris that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured. The proceedings begin Wednesday in an enormous custom-designed chamber.

France’s virus pass now required in restaurants, trains

France took a big step Monday into a post-pandemic future by requiring people to show a QR code proving they have a special virus pass before they can enjoy restaurants and cafes or travel across the country.

Over 90 German police injured in May Day riots

More than 20 different rallies took place in the German capital on Saturday.

Macron visiting Notre Dame two years after devastating blaze

The president promised the cathedral would be rebuilt by 2024, yet officials acknowledge the work won’t be fully completed by then.

Hundreds of French sports figures accused of sexual violence

Sixty people have faced criminal proceedings, more than 100 have been temporarily or permanently removed from their posts, and local investigations are under way into other cases.

Macron to address the nation as France’s epidemic surges

Previous nationwide lockdowns in March and October of 2020 were announced by Macron in televised speeches.

More than 100 arrested at Paris protest over security bill

Officers waded into the crowds Saturday to haul away suspected trouble-makers. Police targeted protesters they suspected might coalesce together into violent groups.

Orthodox priest shot at church in France; attacker at large

A police official says the priest was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit in the abdomen on Saturday.

3 dead in knife attack in French church; terrorism suspected

An attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church in the Mediterranean city of Nice, the third attack in two months in France.

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Wilmington Police searching for missing teen

The Wilmington Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a missing teen who was last seen getting into an Uber.

‘Moulin Rouge!’ leads Tonys; ‘The Inheritance’ is best play

“Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive 2001 movie, took an insurmountable lead at the Tony Awards, earning nine trophies with the best new musical still up in the air. “The Inheritance” by Matthew Lopez was named the best new play.

Americans win Ryder Cup in a rout, send Europe a message

Steve Stricker hoisted the Ryder Cup, gold and glorious, for all to see. Then, he quickly huddled his young American team together to make sure all 12 players had their hands on it.

US has enough COVID-19 vaccines for boosters, kids’ shots

With more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines available, U.S. health authorities said they're confident there will be enough for both qualified older Americans seeking booster shots and the young children for whom initial vaccines are expected to be approved in the not-too-distant future.