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Thierry Henry Announces Retirement From Soccer

Former Arsenal, France and Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry announced his retirement on Tuesday, ending a 20-year career in which he earned a place in the pantheon of modern greats.

12/16/2014

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Five Creepy Vacation Sites Around The World

Ethan Reid, author of “The Undying,” from Simon & Schuster shares his list of the creepiest vacation spots around the world for Halloween.

10/24/2014

The U.S. Coast Guard searches the Atlantic Ocean off Island Beach State Park for a missing swimmer from France. A body was found in the water nearby on Saturday, July 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Body Found Near Where Man Vanished While Swimming Off Jersey Shore

A body was found Saturday morning off in the waters off the Jersey Shore, not far from where a Frenchman vanished missing while trying to swim in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time.

07/19/2014

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Travel Guide To Paris, France

Regardless of your budget, you can enjoy everything the amazing City of Lights has to offer.

07/17/2014

Germany's Andre Greipel (2ndL) sprints to win the 194 km sixth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 10, 2014 between Arras and Reims, northern France. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

11 Things Tour De France Riders Won’t Stop For

The 101st running of the Tour de France began Saturday, July 5th and will run through Sunday, July 27th. In total, the finishing teams/riders will have traveled 2,276.7 miles (3,664 kilometers) on their way to a chance at victory.

07/10/2014

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N.Y. State Receives $3.3 Billion Windfall From Settlement With France’s Largest Bank

New York State was poised Tuesday to collect $3.3 billion from a recent record settlement with the largest bank in France, and the Cuomo administration plans to add it to the state’s general fund.

07/08/2014

Mats Hummels of Germany scores on a header past Hugo Lloris of France during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images)

Germany Sends France Packing En Route To World Cup Semis

Germany reached the semifinals for a fourth straight World Cup by beating France 1-0 Friday in a cagey match settled by a first-half header from Mats Hummels.

07/04/2014

Bosnia-Hercegovina's midfielder Zvjezdan Misimovic (L) fights for the ball with Argentina's defender Federico Fernandez and Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero during a Group F football match between Argentina and Bosnia-Hercegovina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio De Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014.  (AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA)

Argentina, France, Switzerland Are Winners In Sunday World Cup Games

Lionel Messi scored a stunning second-half goal to push Argentina to a 2-1 victory over World Cup newcomer Bosnia-Herzegovina on Sunday night in the Group F opener for both teams in Rio de Janeiro Sunday.

06/15/2014

Walter Blum of Great Neck has been inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame for his actions on D-Day. (Credit: CBS 2)

L.I. D-Day Veteran Inducted Into State Veterans’ Hall Of Fame

Top state honors were issued Friday for a Long Island man who risked it all in the D-Day invasion that led to victory in World War II.

06/13/2014

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8 Notable Players Missing The World Cup

Each country can only bring 23 men to Brazil to compete for the World Cup this year. A few notable men were left off rosters for various reasons and some may surprise you …

06/09/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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Radical Workplace Changes Being Tested In Parts Of Europe

Imagine working only six hours a day, but getting paid the same as you would for working eight. It may happen … in Sweden.

04/10/2014

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Report: Bloomberg Orders Pricey Copper Bathtub From France For His Home

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning on installing copper bathtub reported to be worth more than $13,000 in his townhouse on the Upper East Side, according to a published report.

08/12/2013

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Froome Riding To Victory In 100th Tour de France

Froome has dominated rivals over three weeks on the road and coolly adroitly dealt with doping suspicions off it.

07/21/2013

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