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Eleanor Beardsley

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Replica Of Lafayette's Ship Re-Creates Historic Voyage To America

Monday, May 04, 2015

The Marquis de Lafayette sailed from France to America in 1780 to help the new nation defeat the British. A $29 million replica of the Hermione tall ship is retracing that journey.

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French Government Investigates Military For Alleged Child Abuse

Friday, May 01, 2015

The French government has promised a full investigation into allegations that its soldiers sexually abused local children while serving on a peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic.

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Prime Minister Says France Faces 'Unprecedented Terrorist Threat'

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The French prime minister said Thursday that security forces have prevented six terrorist attacks in France over the last few months. Police say an attack Sunday on a church outside Paris was only averted because the alleged assailant shot himself by accident.

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France Takes Aim At Companies That Hire Ultrathin Models

Monday, April 06, 2015

The controversial measure is part of an overall healthcare bill expected to pass into law. Spain, Israel and Italy have rules against ultrathin models, but none go as far as the French measure would.

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New Evidence Supports Theory That Lubitz Purposely Crashed Plane

Friday, April 03, 2015

Investigators in France say new evidence supports the view that the Germanwings flight which crashed in the French Alps last month was deliberately flown into the ground.

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Lufthansa Says Co-Pilot Suffered From Depression During Training

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Speculation about the mental state of the Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his plane in the French Alps a week ago has focused attention on airline industry practices.

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Recovery Efforts Continue For Victims of Germanwings Crash

Monday, March 30, 2015

At the same time, the German media are reporting that 27-year-old co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may have seen a doctor for physical problems as well as psychological issue.

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After Apartment Search, German Investigators Say Co-Pilot Hid An Illness

Friday, March 27, 2015

Authorities in Europe find more clues about the problems plaguing the German co-pilot accused of intentionally downing his airliner in the French Alps this week.

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Germanwings Co-Pilot Had History Of Depression, German Reports Reveal

Friday, March 27, 2015

The cockpit voice recorder indicates the co-pilot appears to have deliberately crashed the plane carrying 150 people into the French Alps. A German tabloid reports he was being treated for depression.

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Co-Pilot Deliberately Crashed Germanwings Plane, Investigators Say

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Investigators say that the co-pilot locked the pilot out of the cockpit before starting the plane's rapid descent. The Germanwings CEO says that the co-pilot passed all pre-flight tests.

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French Prosecutor Points Toward Co-Pilot's Actions In Jet's Crash

Thursday, March 26, 2015

French officials believe the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that went down in the Alps intentionally crashed the plane. Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Eleanor Beardsley for the latest.

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Investigators Still Looking For Black Box Data From Germanwings Plane

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The latest on the investigation of the Germanwings commercial flight that crashed in the French Alps Tuesday. All 150 people on board were killed.

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Plane's Steep Decline Confounds Crash Investigators

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

French authorities have recovered the cockpit voice recorder from Germanwings flight 9525. The search for remains and the flight data recorder resumed at daylight in a rugged area of the French Alps.

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French Officials Describe Smoldering Wreckage At Germanwings Crash Site

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The latest on the commercial aircraft that crashed early Tuesday in the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board. The flight was traveling from Barcelona, Spain, to Duesseldorf, Germany.

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Germanwings Jet Crashes In The French Alps

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The plane, an Airbus A320 run by a subsidiary of the German airline Lufthansa, went down with 150 people aboard. French President Francois Hollande voiced fears that there would be no survivors.

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Liberte, Egalite, Gastronomie? France Rallies To Defend Its Food's Honor

Monday, March 23, 2015

With fast food now a staple at home and Danish and Spanish chefs in the limelight, France's culinary supremacy is no longer a given. The government has mobilized to save French food traditions.

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Parisians Sing The Praises Of 'Singin In The Rain'

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Until a few years ago, American musical theater was rarely performed in France. But it's become a huge hit, with Singin' in the Rain as the latest sold-out success.

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French National Front Party Gaining Appeal In Regional Elections

Thursday, March 19, 2015

France holds it's regional elections Sunday, and the far-right National Front party is surging in popularity after persuading voters that it is no longer on the political fringe.

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3 French Athletes Die In Helicopter Crash While Filming Reality TV Show

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

France is mourning the loss of three athletes in a TV reality show — the second deadly incident in as many years. Many are left wondering if such shows go too far in their effort to boost ratings.

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For A French Rabbi And His Muslim Team, There's Work To Be Done

Saturday, March 07, 2015

Rabbi Michel Serfaty and his Muslim assistants work in poor neighborhoods where many residents are immigrants from Islamic countries. January's terror attacks only made him more determined.

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