The skeletons of 200 Napoleonic soldiers have been found during construction work in the German city of Frankfurt, officials said Thursday, Sept. 17.
The three Americans who helped stop a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train in August will receive medals for bravery from the U.S. military, officials said Monday, Sept. 14.
President Francois Hollande on Monday, Aug. 24 bestowed France's highest honor on a group of Americans and a Briton who overpowered a Moroccan gunman on a crowded train, saying the whole world "admires their courage and cool composure."
The U.S. owners of the industrial gas factory attacked Friday, June 26 in France said they had boosted security at their locations around the world as a precaution.
For 12 days starting next Wednesday, the Cannes Film Festival will be a non-stop merry-go-round of movies, stars, interviews and parties. Here are some figures that put the event into perspective: