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Belgian police officers secure the departure of Salah Abdeslam from the federal police headquarters in Brussels

‘I Was A Suicide Bomber’: Paris Suspect Charged In Belgium

The prime surviving suspect for the Nov. 13 Paris attacks planned to blow himself up at a sports stadium with fellow Islamic State militants but changed his mind, he told Belgian investigators on Saturday.

March 20, 2016

Islamic State Video Purports To Show Paris Attackers, Threatens Britain

Expert says, “video meets all the right criteria of an authentic and official ISIS release.”

January 24, 2016

With Climate At ‘Breaking Point’, Leaders Urge Breakthrough In Paris

World leaders launched an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back rising temperatures, with the United States and China leading calls for the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive turn in the fight against global warming.

November 30, 2015

World Leaders Launch Bid For Climate Breakthrough In Paris

Leaders of nations responsible for about 90 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions have come bearing pledges to reduce their carbon outputs.

November 30, 2015

19 Nations To Double Their Investment In Renewable Energy

The United States and 18 other nations will pledge Monday to double their investment in renewable energy technology by 2020.

November 29, 2015

In Wake Of Paris, How Prepared Are U.S. States, Cities?

The Paris attacks on “soft” targets like the restaurant and the concert hall — places with minimal security — should signal to local governments in the U.S. that they, too, could be at risk.

November 25, 2015
Video grab of France's President Francois Hollande making a statement on television in Paris

Hollande Meeting With Obama: 4 Things To Watch

French President Francois Hollande will find a reluctant partner in President Barack Obama when the two leaders meet Tuesday at the White House.

November 23, 2015

Cartoon: Vive La France!

“Vive la France!”

November 23, 2015

Tapped Phone Led Paris Attack Leader To His Death

Police watched the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks being led by a woman into an apartment the evening before both died there in a raid by special forces, a police source said on Friday.

November 22, 2015

A Tale Of Two Terrors: Paris And New York

Although the New York attacks were far grander in scale and horrific imagery, the terror in Paris took on, in some ways, a scarier form.

November 19, 2015
French riot police (CRS), soldiers, firefighters, French red cross members and staff of the emergency medical services in France (SAMU) stand at the scene in Saint-Denis, France, near Paris, November 18, 2015 during an operation to catch fugitives from Friday night's deadly attacks in the French capital. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

What’s Behind American Governors’ Responses to Syrian Refugees In The Wake Of The Paris Attacks

If there’s one thing American politicians are good at, it’s rounding up fear in the name of safety.

November 18, 2015

Two Die In Police Raid Targeting Suspected Paris Attack Mastermind

Officials: Seven people were arrested in the operation, which started with a barrage of gunfire, including three people who were pulled from the apartment.

November 18, 2015
Photo © Moyan Brenn

Paris, The City Of Light

Some cities disappoint you. Some cities you visit and that thing they are known for, that thing people come from around the world to experience, turns out to be exaggeration, myth or mirage. Paris is, in reputation and in fact, the City of Light.

November 18, 2015

Entertainment’s Place In Post-Attack Rebuttal

As the Paris attacks and their aftermath have played out this weekend, once again we stare dazed at the cable news screen, facing questions we never imagined — questions we suspect have no answers.

November 17, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Support For Paris

The late night hosts declared their solidarity with the people of France — and with the concept of humanity itself.

November 17, 2015

The Paris Attacks And What Must Change

The choice of soft targets was the “game changer,” and not just for the French. American law enforcement has taken note. And so should ordinary Americans.

November 17, 2015

Jeb Bush Accuses Obama Of ‘Getting Us Into A Quagmire’ In Middle East

Bush showed no apparent sense of irony.

November 16, 2015
President Obama Turkey speech ISIS Paris

Obama Rules Out U.S. Troops On The Ground To Fight Islamic State

Putting U.S. troops on the ground to combat the group “would be a mistake,” said President Obama.

November 16, 2015
President Obama ISIS Turkey speech

Obama Calls Idea Of Religious Preference For Refugees ‘Shameful’

Obama Calls Idea Of Religious Preference For Refugees ‘Shameful’

November 16, 2015

France Police Raid Homes, Vow It’s ‘Just The Beginning’

Police believe one attacker is on the run, and are working on the assumption that at least four people helped organize the mayhem, the worst atrocity in France since World War Two, which appears to have been organized in neighboring Belgium.

November 16, 2015

Sharing The Pain

Paris’ famed Notre Dame cathedral hosted thousands of people Sunday night for a memorial service honoring the at least 129 people killed in gun and bombing attacks carried out Friday in two Paris districts by the Islamic State group.

November 15, 2015

Analysis: Attack In France Spotlights Europe’s Vulnerability To Terrorism

Preventing such attacks in a free society is a daunting security challenge, experts caution, even for nations like France with considerable experience fighting extremist groups and infiltrating militant cells.

November 14, 2015

ISIS Strikes Paris With Multiple Terror Attacks; 129 Reported Dead; France Closes Its Borders

At least 127 people are dead after a coordinated series of terror attacks throughout Paris Friday night. President François Hollande called the attacks an “act of war,” and declared a state of emergency.

November 14, 2015

Late Night Round-Up: John Kerry In France

John Kerry and James Taylor get ‘The Daily Show’ treatment.

January 20, 2015
People gather for a silent march in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, to honor those who died during three days of attacks in Paris. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Paris Police Seek New Suspect In Terror Attacks

Police reportedly are searching for a fourth suspect in connection with last week’s terrorist attacks in France.

January 15, 2015