Police in a northern French town have killed the two Charlie Hebdo massacre suspects and a third, possibly associated gunman in twin raids. But French authorities say four hostages were also killed in the attacks. Here's what we know, and we'll be updating as we learn more.
There's something missing from most of the media coverage about the murderous attack on the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo: the very cartoons that may have provoked the attack. And the decision to hold them back has sparked a fierce debate in the media world.
The attack on Charlie Hebdo shined a light on a decades-old satirical magazine that really seems like a throwback to another era. Charlie Hebdo has almost no analog, but it has an important spot in the hearts of many.
The shooting attack in Paris that left 12 people dead, including journalists with the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, sent waves of grief through the global community. Many responded in distinctive ways.
France has one of the top intelligence agencies in the world, and the country has a history of terrorist attacks that stretches back to the 1980s. Yet the Charlie Hebdo attackers somehow evaded their network, and no one yet knows how.
The shooting in Paris has created waves around the world. We asked our SafeMode community what repercussions Wednesday's attack has already had for free speech, international security, radicalization and activism.