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Today's Essential Travel Tips For Paris

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 01.18.2017 | Travel
Kathleen Peddicord

A Few Of My Favorite Things About Paris France has always been serious about collecting tax revenues. Starting in the 16th century and continuing unt...

Climate Change This Week: Nuclear and Congenital Climate Change Threats, China Leads On Clean Energy, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.18.2017 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

China Warns Donald Trump Against Pulling U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Pact

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.17.2017 | Politics

Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday urged the president-elect to keep the United States in the historic P...

Five Reasons the Paris Conference Failed

David Harris | Posted 01.15.2017 | World
David Harris

As we said repeatedly in the build-up to Sunday's gathering in Paris of representatives of 70 countries to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian issue, AJC ...

Did You Know That You Can Ride Without Traffic Your Bike From Paris To London?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.10.2017 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Yeap, you read right: Paris to London on a bicycle.

This Is Our Last Chance To Save Polar Bears From Extinction

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.10.2017 | Green

As global temperatures have spiraled out of control, Arctic sea ice has been reduced to historic lows. And unless humans win the fight to combat clima...

Dear French Foreign Minister Ayrault

David Harris | Posted 01.09.2017 | World
David Harris

I take the liberty of writing this open letter in the wake of the latest Palestinian terror attack, which killed four young Israelis and wounded many ...

Cowpoke Lassoes Calf While Perched On Moving Cop Car

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.06.2017 | Weird News

What’s a sheriff to do when a loose calf is trotting down the middle of a highway in Paris, Tennessee? Get a cowboy to balance himself on the hood o...

'Earth On The Edge': EU Agency Confirms 2016 As Hottest Year On Record

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.05.2017 | Green

In the words of Bob Dylan, “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” And you almost certainly didn’t need a thermometer ...

Benjamin Millepied Speaks Out Against Racism At Paris Opera Ballet

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.30.2016 | Arts

Benjamin Millepied, better known to some as Natalie Portman’s husband, unexpectedly resigned from his post as dance director of the Paris Opera Ball...

Son Thanks Mom Who Cared For His Dad For 20 Years With 20 Adventures

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 12.23.2016 | Parents

One son found the most adventurous way to thank his mom for taking care of his dad after he had a stroke, and it’s no typical token of appreciation....

L.A. Escape: 72 Hours In France

Gina Hall | Posted 12.23.2016 | Travel
Gina Hall

It sounds too good to be true, jumping on a plane and heading to Paris for a few days. But what's stopping you? I've been advocating on behalf of the ...

Bridges of Paris: Five Favorites

Michael Saint James | Posted 12.15.2016 | Travel
Michael Saint James

The bridges of Paris are not just for crossing. Each is its own unique and beautiful travel destination. Thirty-seven bridges cross the Seine river ...

Love For Sale: Paris To Auction Off Famous Bridge Locks

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.09.2016 | World

Many travelers who left “love locks” on Paris’ Pont des Arts were disheartened to learn last year that officials were banning the trend and remo...

Why Forrest Gump Ran Across America; & Why I'll Run Across Switzerland In May 2017!

Izyaslav Koza | Posted 12.07.2016 | Travel
Izyaslav Koza

Unquestionably if a person runs long enough, he or she will hear a neighbor, friend, or passerby break out the customary Forrest Gump reference. Ind...

Fighting Exclusion, Inequality and Distrust: The Open Government Challenge

Manish Bapna | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green
Manish Bapna

Manish Bapna, who co-chairs the Steering Committee of the Open Government Partnership, delivered these remarks December 7, 2016, at the Open Governmen...

The Luxuries We Need

Yara Zgheib | Posted 12.05.2016 | Style
Yara Zgheib

The object of our lives is to look at, listen to, touch, taste things. Without them, - these sticks, stones, feathers, shells, - there is no Deity. -...

Paris Wins C40 Award For Best Adaptation Plans & Assessments Project Of 2016

Mark Watts | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
Mark Watts

Paris honoured today at an awards ceremony in Mexico City. The C40 Cities Awards recognize the world's most inspiring and innovative cities tackling c...

Je suis Disappointed

Rabbi Kenneth L. Cohen | Posted 11.25.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Kenneth L. Cohen

Je suis disappointed. Trés disappointed. Where are the solidarity avatars? Fires, set by terror arsonists, are burning all over Israel causing great...

Strong Dollar, Hotel Building Boom Mean Deals for U.S. Travelers in 2017

Travelzoo | Posted 11.22.2016 | Travel

Looking for ideas on destinations where your vacation budget will stretch the farthest in 2017? Travelzoo just released its annual list of Wow Deal De...

Do You Believe In Phantoms?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 11.21.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

According to many legends, a musical phantom has lived or still does perhaps, underneath the famed Paris Opera House, the Palais Garnier. Some of you...

Bollywood Star Mallika Sherawat Punched And Tear Gassed By Masked Attackers In Paris

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.18.2016 | Entertainment

Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat and her boyfriend, Cyrille Auxenfans, were attacked in Paris, local police told AFP news agency Thursday. Masked in...

Climate Change Is Not Just Another Bad Reality Show

Anne Hidalgo | Posted 11.18.2016 | World
Anne Hidalgo

Now, the time has come to deliver on the promise of the Paris Agreement.

Climate Change This Week: Ghost Forests, Sahara Solar, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.16.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Owner Of Paris Bistro Devastated By 2015 Attacks Recorded His Experience In A Book

Annabel Benhaiem | Sara Elkamel | Posted 11.13.2016 | World

Grégory Reibenberg was inside La Belle Equipe, the restaurant he owns, when gunmen opened fire on patrons at candle-lit tables on its terrace, killin...