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Baguettes on sale at the Edgar Quinet market in Paris. Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble/Flickr hide caption

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Parisians On Hunt For Baguettes As Bakers Get Nod To Take Vacation

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French President Francois Hollande and U.S. Ambassador to France Jane D. Hartley stand with (from left) Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler as they leave the Elysee Palace in Paris. The three American men, along with a British citizen, were pinned with Legion of Honor medals Monday morning for tackling a gunman on a train. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

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U.S. ambassador to France Jane Hartley presents U.S Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, student Anthony Sadler and National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos at a news conference at the U.S. Embassy in Paris on Sunday. Regis Duvignau/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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People wait for a train in the foreground as members of a police forensics team take part in an investigation next to a Thalys train on the platform at Arras train station, northern France on Saturday. Virginia Mayo/AP hide caption

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Three men who helped to disarm an attacker on a train from Amsterdam to France, from left to right, Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Chris Norman, a British man living in France, pose with medals they received for their bravery at a restaurant in Arras, France. A fourth man, American Spencer Stone, was wounded in the take-down and remains in the hospital. Pascal Rossignol/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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French far-right National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen arrives for a news briefing at party headquarters in Nanterre, near Paris, on Thursday. The executive committee decided to expel Le Pen from the party over remarks downplaying the Holocaust. Christian Hartmann/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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French Port City Becomes Final Way Station For Some Migrants' Odysseys

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Surrounded by journalists, a relative of passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 wears a sign reading "Must return safely!" during a protest held by victims' families Thursday outside the Malaysia Airlines office in Beijing. Rolex Dela Pena/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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Migrants cross a road near the Eurotunnel on Wednesday in Coquelles, near Calais, France. A Sudanese man, between 25 and 30 years old, was killed by a truck as up to 1,500 migrants tried to force their way into the tunnel, officials say. Yoan Valat/EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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Nigel Richards, seen here at a Scrabble tournament last winter, won the French-language Scrabble championships Monday. He began studying the French Scrabble dictionary in May. Yui Mok/PA Photos /Landov hide caption

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Winner Of French Scrabble Title Does Not Speak French

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A diagram released by the city of Paris shows how cyclists will be able to pass through intersections during red lights. In some cases, they can turn right; in others, they can go straight through. City of Paris hide caption

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A student attends a course on religion at a middle school in Metz, in eastern France, on June 5. French schools teach basics, like the history of religion, but discourage any displays of religious identity. Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Secular French Schools, One Group Wants To Talk Religion

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