Riots in the northern city of Amiens have revived concerns about minority grievances and unrest in France.
Celebrating the woman who changed how we cook. Aug. 15 marks the 100th birthday of Julia Child.
The World Cities Cultural Report reports that Tokyo has a staggering number of bookstores while Paris made it to number one for the most libraries.
Chess isn't included in the list of events for the 2012 Olympics, though as an officially-recognized sport, it should be. Like other sports, chess attracts driven players and supportive parents to world competitions.