Adeline Sire is a regular contributor to The World and PRI.org. She is currently based in France where she is reporting on terrorism, the migrants' crisis, French strikes and Brexit. When in the US, Adeline reports in the Boston area.
Marion Maréchal — previously known as Marion Maréchal Le Pen — quit politics last year and dropped her famous last name, but she hasn’t dropped her focus on giving the far-right a boost. Maréchal's latest endeavor has been to start a school aimed at training the ultra-conservative elite in France.
Kathy Kriger was a commercial attaché for the American Embassy in Casablanca, Morocco. She was also a passionate entrepreneur who managed to create one of the most successful tourist attractions in Casablanca — Rick’s Café, an upscale restaurant and jazz club inspired by the famous nightclub in the 1942 classic "Casablanca."
When Samir Constantini got the idea to import Aleppo soap to France, it took years to sell his first batch. Now, he's operating a factory and warehouse outside of Paris, helping keep the soap-making tradition alive.
As the days get shorter, dusk is coming earlier and earlier. And it reminds me of a French expression that describes that ephemeral time of day.
Women & Girls
Rocker Bertrand Cantat killed his girlfriend in 2003. He was convicted and went to prison. Now, he's facing protests as he tries to rebuild a career.