Eleanor Beardsley

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Save The .... McDonald's? One Franchise In France Has Become A Social Justice Cause

Monday, October 21, 2019

McDonald's employees in Marseille are fighting to save their restaurant. For them, McD's isn't a capitalist giant; it's a vital community anchor in an under-resourced immigrant neighborhood.


'Sisters In Arms' Celebrates Women Kurdish Fighters In Anti-ISIS Fight

Sunday, October 20, 2019

A new movie in France fictionalizes the Kurdish women's brigades and the role they played in helping to defeat ISIS.


Jacques Chirac, French President Who Opposed U.S. Iraq War, Is Dead At 86

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The two-term French president was the first chief executive to acknowledge France's collaboration in the Holocaust. And he famously rejected U.S. calls to invade Iraq.


Former French President Jaques Chirac Dies At 86

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Chirac served two terms as president — from 1995-2007. He was mayor of Paris for nearly 20 years. Chirac had been hospitalized with a lung infection.


For 45 Years Deauville Festival Has Brought American Movies To France

Friday, September 13, 2019

The Deauville American Film Festival is less well-known than Cannes and not as influential as Toronto, but it's no less filled with stars — and this year, a bit of controversy.


French Officials Boost Measles Vaccine Rates, Overcome Skeptics

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

French officials, faced with a resurgence of measles, seem to be overcoming vaccine skeptics and have boosted vaccination rates for infants.


What The French Government Is Trying To Do About Domestic Violence

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Scores of women have been killed by their partner this year in France. The government is now turning its attention to this burst of domestic violence with a conference on the subject convened Tuesday.


For The Second Time In A Month — A Heat Wave Is Scorching Europe

Thursday, July 25, 2019

A second heatwave in one month has smashed temperature records across Europe on Wednesday.


Notre Dame Fire Revives Demand For Skilled Stone Carvers In France

Saturday, July 20, 2019

"With stone carving, we give life to an edifice and perpetuate history. We're also creating a link with the past and transmitting values that are important to conserve in society," one student says.


U.S. Dominates The Netherlands To Win Women's World Cup Title

Monday, July 08, 2019

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team has done it again — winning the World Cup for a fourth time. The 2-0 victory over the Netherlands capped a thrilling tournament.


U.S. Takes A Record 4 Women's World Cup Titles

Sunday, July 07, 2019

The United States won the Women's World Cup after a thrilling 2-0 victory against the Netherlands. With the win, the U.S. has won the World Cup a record four times.


U.S. Women Head To World Cup Final After Beating England 2-1

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

The top-ranked U.S. team is returning to the Women's World Cup final for a third straight time after defeating England 2-1 Tuesday. They'll take on either the Netherlands or Sweden on Sunday.


U.S. Advances At Women's World Cup

Saturday, June 29, 2019

The U.S. has advanced to the semifinals of the Women's World Cup after a thrilling 2-1 victory over host country France. It was the most anticipated game of the tournament so far.


U.S. Women's World Cup Supporters Become A Sensation Of Their Own In France

Thursday, June 27, 2019

A mass of fervent, dedicated U.S. soccer fans has taken France by storm, inspiring the more lackluster "Les Bleues" supporters, and forcing small, World Cup towns to up their game.


World Cup: U.S. Beats Spain 2-1 To Face France In Quarterfinals

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The U.S. women's soccer team has advanced to the quarterfinals of the World Cup after a thrilling game against Spain. The U.S. on Friday will play France, which is hosting the tournament.


2019 International Air Show Opens In France

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

A major question on everyone's mind at this year's Paris Air Show is the future prospects of Boeing after the grounding of the 737 Max jets. There have been two deadly crashes involving the plane.


Paris To Bid Adieu To Paper Metro Tickets Over The Next 2 Years

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Paris metro will soon enter the 21st century, ditching single-use paper tickets for rechargeable electronic cards.


Exhibit Highlights Women's Role In D-Day Operation

Saturday, June 08, 2019

A new exhibit near the site of the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France, highlights the contributions of female service members and spies.


Women's Soccer Struggles For Recognition In France

Friday, June 07, 2019

France hosts the month-long FIFA Women's World Cup starting Friday. While women's soccer is well entrenched in the U.S., in France, women's soccer is struggling to be taken seriously.


Trump And French President Macron Commemorate 75th Anniversary Of D-Day

Thursday, June 06, 2019

In Normandy, on the 75th anniversary of D-Day, President Trump and French President Macron hailed the heroes of the invasion and celebrated the post-war peace and prosperity they secured.