Eleanor Beardsley

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U.S. Overseas Voters Feel Urgency To Cast Their Ballots This Year

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

In 2016, 7% of the nearly 3 million eligible overseas voters cast ballots. But they say they've never felt such urgency to participate in an election, and their votes could make a difference in 2020.


Tensions Rise In France As The Country Faces Another Act Of Violence

Thursday, October 29, 2020

On Thursday, a man killed three people with a knife in a Catholic church in Nice. A second man, who was threatening passersby with a gun, was shot dead by police in the town of Avignon.


French Authorities Investigate Another Gruesome Attack

Thursday, October 29, 2020

A man was arrested in Nice after he allegedly stabbed three people to death, beheading one of them. Earlier this month, a man beheaded a teacher outside Paris before being shot dead by police.


France, Turkey And The Charlie Hebdo Cartoons: What's Behind The Dispute?

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

The increased friction follows the beheading of a French teacher after he showed his class caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad. The two countries have sharp foreign policy differences.


European Countries Reinstate Curfews To Try To Slow COVID-19 Surge

Monday, October 26, 2020

After letting its guard down this summer, Europe is dealing with a massive second wave of the coronavirus that doctors say will most likely be more deadly than the first.


French Police Conduct Raids Against Suspected Extremists After Teacher's Beheading

Monday, October 19, 2020

The attack was carried out on Friday in apparent response to a lesson about freedom of expression that showed the students cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.


Rallies Erupt Across France To Honor Slain Teacher Who Was Beheaded

Monday, October 19, 2020

People shocked over the beheading of a teacher in a Paris suburb held rallies on Sunday while police continued making arrests. An extremist accused the teacher of insulting the prophet Muhammad.


The State Of The Pandemic In France, Iraq, India

Sunday, October 18, 2020

As the parts of the U.S. experience a surge in new COVID-19 cases, other countries are also seeing a spike in infections.


Rafael Nadal Takes Home French Open Victory

Monday, October 12, 2020

Rafael Nadal won the French Open for his 20th career Grand Slam singles title, tying the record of Roger Federer.


COVID-19 Is Turning The Fashion Industry On Its Head

Sunday, October 11, 2020

The pandemic has major repercussions for the world of fashion. That could be a good thing because fast fashion can be ecologically devastating.


Women Conductors Are The Rule, Not The Exception, At A New Classical Event

Friday, October 02, 2020

La Maestra, held in Paris this September, is the first fully realized competition solely for women conductors — an effort to help balance a male-dominated field.


Paris Police Suspect Terrorism In Attack Near Former 'Charlie Hebdo' Offices

Friday, September 25, 2020

An arrest has been made in the incident outside the building where a dozen people were gunned down in 2015 in apparent retaliation for the publication of cartoons that satirized the Prophet Muhammad.


European Countries See Spikes In Coronavirus Cases

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Health officials in a number of European countries are reporting sharp increases in coronavirus infections and are warning of more hospitalizations and deaths in the months ahead.


France Encourages Use Of Transparent Masks To Help Those With Hearing Loss

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Some 10% of the population is hard of hearing. The government is helping companies cover costs of making see-through masks. "It's a protection, but it's also a communication tool," says an official.


Macron's Burst Of Global Activity Isn't Boosting His Popularity At Home

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron has been engaged in a flurry of international diplomacy in recent weeks. Analysts say he is looking to give France a larger role on the world stage.


Senators Push For Medal Of Honor For Late Black Medic Who Saved Lives At Normandy

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Cpl. Waverly Woodson Jr., a member of an African American battalion, treated scores of soldiers wounded on D-Day but was passed over for the medal. Lawmakers and relatives have tried to change that.


Group Of Senators Wants To Posthumously Award The Medal Of Honor To A Black Man

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

A group of U.S. senators wants to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to a Black serviceman who took part in the D-Day landings in France during World War II.


14 Suspected Accomplices Of The 'Charlie Hebdo' Attacks Go On Trial

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

The trial of 14 people over alleged involvement in the January 2015 attacks on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo opened Wednesday in Paris.


A Tour Like No Other: How The Pandemic Has Changed The 2020 Tour De France

Friday, August 28, 2020

The 2020 Tour de France is set to start Saturday. But the world's premier bicycle race will be very different due to the pandemic.


As Coronavirus Infections Rise, Masks In Paris Become Mandatory In All Public Places

Thursday, August 27, 2020

"We are in a period of epidemic growth," Prime Minister Jean Castex said. "We want to do everything to avoid a new lockdown." The order goes into effect Friday.