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Global Scan

Paris wants all of you lovers to stop putting locks on its bridges

Paris is the city of lovers, but maybe a little less today. Paris bridges have long been a spot people publicly declared their love — with a lock. But a new effort seeks to stop that trend. Meanwhile, an account from the New York Review of Books looks at the day in the 2000s when the NSA metadata gathering program nearly died. That and more in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's answer is Paris. It's the latest stop on Andy Pag's trip from Athens to London. Lisa Mullins speaks with Pag about the car he's using for the trip. It runs on vegetable oil.

Global Politics

Picasso treasure trove'

A retired electrician in southern France who worked for Pablo Picasso says he has hundreds of previously unknown works by the artist. The treasure trove of 271 pieces is said to be worth about $ 80 million. Anita Elash reports.

Global Politics

Israel's diplomatic initiatives

Israel has been engaging in an unusual number of talks with some of its sworn enemies, and Reporter Matt Guttman takes a look at the flurry of diplomatic initiatives, including a ceasefire with Hamas set to take effect tomorrow.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

In today's Geo Quiz we asked what the five busiest airports are. When it comes to international traffic, the most bustling are: Number 5: Hong Kong, Number 4: Frankfurt, Number 3: Amsterdam, Number 2: the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris...And the number one busiest airport, it serves 62 million passengers a year, is London's Heathrow Airport.