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  • Eiffel Tower bomb threat was false alarm, say police

    Eiffel Tower: Visitors are returning to the iconic Paris landmark after police say that they have found nothing suspicious.
    09/14/2010 07:39 pm

  • Eiffel Tower evacuated; reports of bomb alert

    Eiffel Tower and its immediate surroundings have been evacuated amid French news reports of a bomb alert.
    09/14/2010 05:59 pm

  • Five countries challenging Google

    Online privacy has become a key civil liberty battleground. Companies such as Face­book and Google are amassing data about users' choices and activities, which busi­nesses – and governments – would like access to. Across Europe, a backlash against the storage of online users data is growing. In Germany almost 35,000 people, including Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, sued their own government over the issue. Here are five countries where Google faces privacy, censorship, or other fights.
    08/10/2010 06:04 pm

  • Michelle Obama Spain trip sparks class resentment

    Michelle Obama took an expensive five-day trip to Spain with her daughter Sasha, prompting charges of elitism and speculation about the cost to taxpayers. Democrats counter that criticism of Michelle Obama's personal travels was out of bounds.
    08/10/2010 03:09 pm

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 07/19
  • Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris

    A magnificent stroll through Parisian lives.
    07/12/2010 07:05 am

  • Solar eclipse Sunday can be seen only on Easter Island

    Solar eclipse on Sunday will be visible only on Easter Island in the South Pacific.
    07/09/2010 01:15 pm

  • Tour de France 101: Where does it go?

    This year's Tour de France is considered one of the toughest in years, including two ascents of the notorious Col du Tourmalet in the Pyrenées.
    07/09/2010 12:37 pm

  • In Pictures Fireworks: A party in the sky
  • France's World Cup soccer woes rock French society

    The meltdown of France's World Cup team - both on and off the pitch - have shaken all walks of French society. The team has become a metaphor for everything seen as wrong in France today – politics, race, wealth, and too much individualism.
    06/22/2010 10:33 am

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Endeavor Global, cofounded by Linda Rottenberg (here at the nonprofit’s headquarters in New York), helps entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

Linda Rottenberg helps people pursue dreams – and create thousands of jobs

She's chief executive of Endeavor Global, a nonprofit group that gives a leg up to budding entrepreneurs.

 
 
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