Conflict & Justice

Prosecutor: Raid stopped another terror act in Paris


Paris is a city still on edge. People aren't sure what comes next. Wednesday morning — before Parisians had even woken up — a new disturbing chapter to this story: Police raided an apartment in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis looking for the suspected mastermind behind Friday's attacks. After a seven-hour standoff, two of the apartment's occupants were dead. One of them a woman who blew herself up. Seven people were arrested during the operation. But in the end the fate of the alleged mastermind remains unknown.

Global Politics

European Union prepares to adopt 24th official language as costs mount, calls for English rise

In the European Union, every language is an official language. Government officials speak in the official language of their country, and those comments are then translated into 22, soon to be 23, other languages. All of that costs $1.4 billion per year — and that total will increase when Croatian becomes an official language later this year.

Arts, Culture & Media

'The Missing Picture' is the first Cambodian film to make it to Oscar night

Cambodian director Rithy Panh will be in Los Angeles for the Oscars on Sunday. His film, "The Missing Picture," is the first film from Cambodia ever to be nominated for an Academy Award. It's Rithy Panh's own personal memories of spending four years of his childhood living in a labor camp under the Khmer Rouge, watching as almost every member of his family died.