France Hosts NYC Events Marking Centennial Of United States Entry Into World War IThe embassy's Cultural Services kicked off the programs this week in New York City with public lectures and conferences focusing on art, literature and history and French-American relations.
French Carnival-Goers Burned By Accidental Bonfire BlastAn accidental bonfire explosion Saturday at a town fair north of Paris injured 18 people, including three children, as the festive spring event turned into chaos, authorities said.
French Police: Man Shot, Killed After Trying To Steal Soldier's Rifle In Paris AirportNo one else was hurt, but thousands of travelers were evacuated and at least 15 flights were diverted to the city's other airport, Charles de Gaulle.
PHOTOS: Man Killed After Trying To Grab Paris Airport Soldier's GunSoldiers at Paris' busy Orly Aiport shot and killed a man who wrestled one of their colleagues to the ground and tried to steal her rifle Saturday, officials said.
Man Bursts Into French Retirement Home For Monks, Kills Elderly Woman With KnifeA masked gunman burst into a retirement home for monks in southern France late Thursday and killed an elderly woman with a knife, according to the French gendarmerie.
French Top Court Overturns Town Burkini BanThe ruling by the Council of State Friday specifically concerns a ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, but the binding decision is expected to set a legal precedent for all the 30 or so French resort municipalities that have issued similar decrees.
Burkini Ban Photo Sparks 'Wear What You Want' Beach Party Protest In LondonThe demonstrations came a day after images on social media appeared to show uniformed French police requiring a woman to take off her tunic.
Russia, France To Compete For Gold In Olympic Women's HandballRussia will play France for the gold medal in women's handball after beating reigning Olympic champion Norway 38-37 in extra time.
U.S. Women's Basketball Team Beats France 86-67, Will Head To Gold Medal GameThe U.S. will be playing for a sixth consecutive gold medal in women's basketball after beating France 86-67, the closest contest of the Rio Games for the Americans.
Best Destinations In Europe For Wine LoversEurope is home to many regions that are well known for amazing wine producing abilities. These are must-visit destinations for any wine lover.
Message In A Bottle Makes Trans-Atlantic Voyage From NJ To FranceA message in a bottle sent bobbing across the ocean from a New Jersey beach completed its trans-Atlantic voyage in Europe and now thanks to social media, the sender and the receiver of the message are connected.
5 Of The Best New Year's Eve Celebrations In The WorldA look at five of the best New Year's Eve celebrations from around the world.

More From CBS New York

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS
Get Our Morning Briefs
Bloomberg WCBS Tri-State Business Index

Listen Live