France

PARIS (AP) – Toni Morrison is “beloved” in France, the country’s culture minister said Wednesday, as he inducted the celebrated U.S. novelist into the elite Legion of Honor society. In a ceremony in a gilded hall in the ministry, Frederic Mitterrand pinned a red and gold medal onto the celebrated author’s jacket as a scrum […]

French media are describing as a “miracle” the unscathed survival of an 18-month-old girl who fell from a sixth-floor apartment. The miracle baby fell out the window, bounced off of a first floor awning, and was caught by a bystander.

France is one step closer to banning burkas.

From the NY Times: PARIS — France is embarking on a grand experiment — how to diversify the overwhelmingly white “grandes écoles,” the elite universities that have produced French leaders in every walk of life — and Rizane el-Yazidi is one of the pioneers.