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Parisians take to Twitter to figure out transportation after Paris attacks

As attacks continue in France's capital, people are taking to Twitter to figure out what's going on with transportation in Paris.<p>Despite reports to the contrary, Uber's service has not been suspended in Paris, a rep tells us, but the status of Uber's service in Paris isn't known right now. Parisian …

Facebook Activates Safety Check-In Feature Amid Paris Terror Attacks

You can use Facebook to see if friends have checked in safely.<p>Facebook and its never-ending list of features encouraging you to share even more about your life can be an easy target for critics. But when it gets it right — like giving you a place to check in on loved ones in a crisis zone — it …

Earthquake hits near Japan; tsunami advisory issued

A magnitude-6.5 undersea earthquake was reported early Saturday morning (mid-afternoon U.S. time) about 88 miles west of Makurazaki, Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.<p>A tsunami advisory was issued for some of the southern islands of Japan, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.<p>There …

Newspaper front pages capture horror and carnage of Paris terror attacks

Paris was left reeling after deadly terror attacks Friday night killed more than 120 people at multiple locations.<p>As the city and the rest of the …

France

What You Haven't Heard About The University Of Missouri Protests

<b>What is Concerned Student 1950, and who is Jonathan Butler?</b><br>Concerned Student 1950 is a group of student activists concerned about the university’s …

Facebook testing Snapchat-style self-destructing chat in Messenger

Facebook makes third attempt to take on rival Snapchat with an in-house alternative to ‘ephemeral’ messages<p>Facebook is testing Snapchat-style disappearing messages within its Messenger app in France, offering users the ability to set a message to self-destruct an hour after it is sent.<p>Simply …

The Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of November 9, 2015)

Each day this week was filled with big news stories including the United States’ strike against “Jihadi John,” the historic election in Myanmar, the boiling point over racial tensions at the University of Missouri and actions of a U.S.-led coalition against ISIS in Iraq, among other events. Read …

10 Movies You Shouldn’t Show Your Kids Unless You Want Them to Grow up to Be Journalists

Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be reporters. The hours are long, the rewards are slim, the industry’s dying, and the coffee is terrible. And yet, American pop culture has a long-standing love affair with the heroic journalist, from Clark Kent to the dogged reporters of <i>Spotlight.</i> So, if you …

Season of the Force Begins November 16 at Disneyland Park in California

Here at Disneyland park in Southern California, we’re preparing to celebrate the excitement around all things <i>Star Wars</i> with brand-new themed …

Pictures of the Week 11.12.15

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The social media search for survivors of the Paris terror attacks

In the wake of the horrific attacks in Paris that claimed more than 100 lives, people around the world took to social media looking for their loved ones.<p>The outpouring began almost immediately as the French capital was overwhelmed by terror and confusion.<p>The attacks gripped the world late Friday …

Social Media

Religion doesn't make kids more generous or altruistic, study finds

Here's a discovery that could make secular parents say hallelujah: Children who grow up in nonreligious homes are <i>more</i> generous and altruistic than children from observant families.<p>A series of experiments involving 1,170 kids from a variety of religious backgrounds found that the non-believers were …

Adorable Baby Koala Poses for Her Very First Photoshoot

Australia's Symbio Wildlife Park is currently paying tribute to their adorable koala Imogen. The lovable joey will be celebrating her 1st birthday this coming weekend, so the park wants to look back on her life thus far. Even though Imogen is now happy and heathy, circumstances weren't always …

A night of terror in Paris leaves as many as 150 people dead

<i>Updated at 4:00am EST on Nov. 14</i><p>A series of shootings and explosions have rocked Paris in at least three separate attacks, with as many as 150 dead, according to some news reports. French president François Hollande declared a state of emergency after the “unprecedented” attacks, calling in the …

The Latest: Germany offers anti-terror unit to Paris

PARIS (AP) — The latest on shootings and explosions in Paris. (All times local):<p>8:50 a.m.<p>Germany has offered France the help of its special …

Paris Wakes Up Under Siege After Deadliest Attack Since WWII

PARIS — The City of Light wakes up under siege.<p>The deadliest attack in France since World War II has killed at least 129 people. ISIS claimed …

Journalism

Shootings at Eagles of Death Metal Concert in Paris, Around 100 People Dead

Family of the band says that they are safe.<p><i>The most recent photo of the Eagles of Death Metal concert posted from inside Bataclan.</i><p>As part of a series of shootings currently unfolding in Paris, hostages have been taken at Paris's Bataclan venue. The band Eagles of Death Metal were performing. French …

Paris attacks: How the world is showing solidarity with France

People have been showing their solidarity with France and expressing their emotions after the attack using social media<p>The French capital has been subjected to a terrorist attack leaving 129 dead and 352 injured after Kalashnikov shootings, grenade and suicide strikes. In the wake of the attack, …

Paris Deputy Mayor: There are lots of casualties

Paris Deputy Mayor Patrick Klugman says it is too early to conclude but shootings look like coordinated acts of terror. He talks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer.

Paris massacre: At least 128 killed in gunfire and blasts, French officials say

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> On a night when thousands of Paris residents and tourists were reveling and fans were enjoying a soccer match between France and world champion Germany, horror struck in an unprecedented manner. Terrorists -- some with AK-47s, some reportedly with bombs strapped to them -- attacked …

Paris Attacks

Photos: Fatal Shootings, Explosions Rock Paris

The crowd rushes on Quay de Valmy following terrorist attacks in central Paris, on Nov. 13, 2015.<br>Jerome Sessini—Magnum for TIME

These are the locations of the attacks in Paris

<i>This item has been updated.</i><p>The attack in Paris has involved areas around a number of locations: Le Bataclan, a performance venue; the restaurants Le Petit Cambodge, Pizzeria Casa Nostra, and Le Belle Équipe and Stade de France, a stadium on the outskirts of Paris where a soccer match between France …

Obama condemns 'outrageous' attacks in Paris

'This is not just an attack on Paris…but this is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values that we all share,' the president said.<p>President Barack Obama condemned Friday night’s attacks in Paris as an “outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians.”<p>"This is an attack not just on …

BFMTV: At least 60 dead in Paris attacks

CNN affiliate BFMTV is reporting that at least 60 people have died following a series of deadly attacks in Paris. CNN's Evan Perez reports with the latest.

ISIL supporters already have a hashtag for the bloody Paris attacks

As a series of bloody shootings unfolds across Paris tonight, Nov. 13, leaving dozens of confirmed deaths, support for the city has already begun with the hashtag #portesouvertes. The hashtag is being used to offer shelter in Paris to anyone in the city who is afraid to attempt returning home or …

Explosions Outside Paris Stadium Did Not Immediately Stop Game

As violence erupted across Paris on Friday evening, leaving dozens of people dead, two explosions were heard at the Stade de France stadium, where …

Photos Show Chaos After Deadly Attacks In Paris

At least 120 people are dead in multiple attacks.<p>Police on Friday evening reported several attacks in Paris, including a shooting at a restaurant and explosions near a football stadium. At least 120 people were killed in attacks, Paris Public Prosecutor Francois Molins said.<p>Photos depict the chaos …

Paris shooting: gunfire heard in streets

Video has emerged of gun fire heard in the streets of Paris on Friday evening as the French President declares a state of emergency<p>Gunfire has been heard echoing through the streets of Paris on Friday night.<p>At least 60 people have been killed in attacks across the French capital.<p>In the video above …