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How Twitter Is Showing Solidarity With Brussels

Following the three explosions in Brussels, Belgium — two at an airport and one at a metro station in the city's center — on Tuesday, March 22, #JeSuisBruxelles ("I am Brussels") is trending on Twitter, as people around the world look for a way to sh…
By Lea Rose Emery

Living In A Paris Changed By Terror

At Paris' five-star L'hôtel The Peninsula, a luxe Mongolian-style yurt currently occupies its sprawling Terrasse Kléber. Guests are invited to drink hot chocolate and nosh on tartines while lounging inside amid mattresses and fur throw rugs strewn be…
By Erin Zaleski

Geography Isn't Trump's Strong Point

Following the shooting of a man outside of a police station in Paris, Trump took to Twitter and called Germany a "total mess." He followed up by telling Paris (or Germany) to "GET SMART!" Maybe he should take that advice upon himself first and brush …
By Hillary E. Crawford

'Charlie Hebdo' Still Isn't Afraid Of Controversy

On Jan. 7, 2015, a dozen people were killed when terrorists opened fired in the newsroom of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical magazine. A year later, the publication still isn't shying away from controversial topics and cartoons, as the Charlie Hebdo…
By Lauren Holter

Remembrance Events For The 'Charlie Hebdo' Attacks

In the days immediately following the attack on the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris last January, a staggering four million people rallied in the streets in support of the satirical French magazine. The slogan “Je Suis Charlie” quickly went viral on Tw…
By Morgan Brinlee

Hemingway's "A Moveable Feast" Sells Out In Paris

Following the November 13 terrorist attacks on Paris, copies of Ernest Hemingway's A Moveable Feast are selling out at 50 times the usual rate. The 1920 memoir has become a symbol of France's strength and beauty in the wake of the recent night of te…
By Kristian Wilson

The First 'Charlie Hebdo' Issue Since The Attacks

It must feel a bit like eerie déjà vu for the staff of Charlie Hebdo. In January, multiple militant extremists ambushed the satirical newspaper's offices and killed 11 people, including several staff members. Last Friday, not even a year after that i…
By Alicia Lu

Artists Around The World Express Support for Paris

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris, artists around the world are inspiring solidarity with the city among nations worldwide through illustrations, showing us the expressive poignancy of art in times of tragedy. The images — which, in …
By Hillary E. Crawford

Who Is Paris Attack Suspect Salah Abdeslam?

French authorities released a photo of a 26-year-old man wanted in connection with the Paris terror attacks, and the whole world wants to know — who is Salah Abdeslam? The French national had been living in Belgium from an indeterminate time with two…
By Cate Carrejo

The Paris Attacks Made Me Reach Out To My Ex

Just like the rest of the world, I watched in horror Friday night as Paris was attacked by terrorists. I had just closed my computer when a flurry of texts and emails came in from both friends and family, here and in Paris. One friend, who was at the…
By Amanda Chatel

Show Your Support For Paris With These Items

After Friday night's terrorist attacks in Paris claimed the lives of over 120 people, the global community has gathered on social media in an overwhelming display of support for Parisians. The hashtag #prayforparis (retweeted over 70,000 times in the…
By Rosie W.

"Terrorism Has No Religion" Is Trending

After a series of terrorist attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 that reportedly killed over 100 people, French citizens and citizens of the world alike are in a state of disarray and sadness. The terrorist acts, which police say are likely linked, include 10…
By Anna Klassen

Is Al Qaeda Behind The Paris Attacks?

Update: French police confirmed a total of six attacks in Paris, including two suicide attacks and one bombing near the Stade de France, as well as attacks at the Bataclan concert hall and a restaurant. French news outlets reported that police launch…
By Anna Klassen

'Charlie Hebdo' Editor's Book Is Coming

Among those killed in a terrorist attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo earlier this year was the magazine's editor-in-chief, Stéphane Charbonnier. Now the Charlie Hebdo editor's manifesto is being published posthumously and will soon be released i…
By Emma Cueto

US Marines Subdue Suspected Terrorist

Two U.S. Marines subdued a suspected terrorist on a train in Belgium, which was headed from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, after overhearing the alleged gunman loading an AK-47 in the train's bathroom. Officials reported that the plain-clothed Marines…
By Melanie Schmitz

When Will 'Law & Order: SVU' Return?

NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is promising one hell of a Season 16 finale on Wednesday night. Detective Olivia Benson (played by Mariska Hargitay) may be forced to surrender her precious foster child to a sex trafficker — and it gets worse.…
By Mallory Carra

These Hashtags Didn't Start How You Think They Did

Technology is miraculous. Doctors can perform surgery with tiny robots now; I'm pretty sure there's some sort of hover car that's happening; and now there's this: Who Tweeted It First, aka #FirstTweet, is a search engine that rifles through all of Tw…
By Mikaela Gilbert-Lurie

PEN Gala Crowd Gives Standing O To 'Charlie Hebdo'

Among a guard of armed police officers and dogs, on Tuesday evening, the 2015 PEN American Gala honored Charlie Hebdo with the Freedom of Expression Courage Award to a standing ovation. The applause that filled the room — which began softly and war…
By Caitlin White

Six Authors Invited to Host at PEN America Gala

PEN American Center has invited new authors to host tables at its annual gala, after six authors withdrew to protest this year’s Toni and James C. Goodale Freedom of Expression Courage honoring the controversial Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine. Neil…
By Caroline Goldstein

Authors Join Fight Against Charlie Hebdo PEN Award

Six prominent authors have already withdrawn from the PEN gala, and now dozens more authors have pledged their signatures to a letter of dissent from the PEN American Center's decision to honor Charlie Hebdo with the 2015 Toni and James C. Goodale F…
By Caitlin White