Vivienne Walt, who writes for Time Magazine in Paris, says even though French public opinion is strongly in favor of gay marriage, there have been massive demonstrations against it over the past few months in the French capital.
Initial reports from Timbuktu suggested that tens of thousands of priceless documents had been destroyed when Islamist rebels burned down the city's Ahmed Baba Institute as they fled. It now appears that locals saved at least some of the documents.
While nationwide strikes are going underway, France is also under alert for possible acts of terrorism on its soil. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Vivienne Walt, Paris correspondent for Time Magazine, about the mood in France right now.