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President Obama meets with (from left) Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler and Air Force Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone on Thursday in the Oval Office of the White House. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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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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People in Paris dance at the "Tel Aviv beach event" on the banks of the Seine River on Thursday. Every summer, Paris celebrates a different seaside city. But the choice of Tel Aviv this year sparked protests from pro-Palestinian activists, who head a rival "Gaza beach event." Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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A Paris 'Beach Party' Turns Into A Middle East Protest

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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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Newlyweds resting on the Pont des Arts in Paris last year. Any hope that the love locks that cling to the famous span over the Seine would last forever will be unromantically dashed by the city council, who plan to dismantle them Monday. Remy de la Mauviniere/AP hide caption

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ADP Co-chairs Daniel Reifsnyder (left) and Ahmed Djoghlaf (center) say their negotiation work is difficult but worth it. "We only have one planet, you know," Reifsnyder says. "We have to protect it." Courtesy of IISD/ENB hide caption

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Two Guys In Paris Aim To Charm The World Into Climate Action

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Imagining The Power Of Edouard Manet's 'Very Active Muse'

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Ismael Medjdoub grew up in one of Paris' banlieues. He spends up to two hours a day commuting from his home in Tremblay en France to work and to school at the prestigious Sorbonne in Paris. Bilal Qureshi/NPR hide caption

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In France, Young Muslims Often Straddle Two Worlds

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A drone is displayed Wednesday at Paris store Azur Modelisme. Law enforcement officials in the city are concerned about recent unexplained drone fly-bys of high-security sites, including the Eiffel Tower and the U.S. embassy. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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French Authorities Pursue Drones Spotted Near Sensitive Sites

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French Ambassador to the U.S. Gerard Araud addresses a solidarity gathering at the Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Araud said last week's attack was "in a sense maybe worse than what we were expecting, because it was done in a very professional way." Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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French Ambassador To U.S. Outlines 'Predicament' Of Immigration

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A man walks past a makeshift memorial for French Muslim policeman Ahmed Merabet near the site where he was shot dead by gunmen, close to the headquarters of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In France's Muslim Community, Stories Of Heroism, And Some Fear

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