Styles get romantic in Paris menswear with verdant blooms

PARIS (AP) — The renewed interest in brand Off-White continued this season at Paris Fashion Week, after its founder and designer Virgil Abloh last year became the first African-American to head a majo...

US donors, not French tycoons, foot Notre Dame works bills

PARIS (AP) — The billionaire French donors who publicly promised flashy donations totaling hundreds of millions to rebuild Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration of the French nat...

Drunk on smoke: Notre Dame's bees survive cathedral blaze

PARIS (AP) — Hunkered down in their hives and drunk on smoke, Notre Dame's smallest official residents — some 180,000 bees — somehow managed to survive the inferno that consumed the cathedral's ancien...

1,100 dead dolphins washed up on French shores since January

PARIS (AP) — The dolphins' bodies were horribly mutilated, the fins cut off. But what shocked French marine researchers wasn't just the brutality of the deaths of these highly intell...

France shows Britons splendor of citizenship as Brexit looms

PARIS (AP) — Catherine Norris Trent, a British citizen who has lived in Paris since 2007, rushed to become French before her native country left the European Union. She worried Brexit might force her ...

French police kill suspect after knife attack in Marseille

PARIS (AP) — Officials in the French city of Marseille say a knife-wielding man has been shot dead after he allegedly attacked several people on a major street. French media report a...

Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died

PARIS (AP) — Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashio...

Official: 3 charged in France in Strasbourg attack probe

PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says three people detained over the investigation into the Christmas market attack in Strasbourg that left five dead have been handed preliminary terrorism char...

US and Israel exit UN cultural agency, claiming bias

PARIS (AP) — The United States and Israel officially quit of the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency at the stroke of midnight, the culmination of a process triggered more than a year a...

Francis Lai, Oscar-winning 'Love Story' composer, dies at 86

PARIS (AP) — France's Culture Ministry says French composer Francis Lai who won an Oscar for his iconic movie score in "Love Story," has died. He was 86. Lai at the start of his care...

French judge extends detention of 6 in alleged Macron plot

PARIS (AP) — A French judge has extended the detention of six people arrested this week on suspicion of plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron. A judicial official said ...

Hitler in war, Merkel in peace: A train car for history

COMPIEGNE, France (AP) — Angela Merkel will be the first German chancellor since Adolf Hitler to visit the remains of a train carriage where the armistice ending World War I was signed. ...

6 detained in suspected plot to attack French president

PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says six people have been arrested on preliminary terrorism charges, suspected of plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron. The off...

Glider plane crashes in French Alps, killing man and teen

PARIS (AP) — The French Alps' high mountain police force says a small glider plane has crashed despite "excellent" weather, killing two Austrians onboard. An official at the Hautes-A...

French open judicial probe into beating by Macron aide

PARIS (AP) — French authorities have opened a judicial investigation into the beating of a protester in May by one of President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides. The shocking att...