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Why spring is the best time to visit Paris

<b>(CNN) —</b> You know it's spring in Paris when the after-work picnics begin popping up along the Canal Saint Martin.<p>There's still a chill in the air of northern France and darkness descends before the wine is finished, but after a dark, rainy winter cooped up in tiny apartments, young Parisians can't …

France

Mario Batali accuser says chef is a monster - CNN Video

The NYPD is opening an investigation into Mario Batali following a "60 Minutes" interview with a woman who accuses the celebrity chef of drugging and sexually assaulting her.

Mario Batali

Australian archbishop guilty of covering up sex child abuse

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Australian archbishop is facing up to two years in prison after being convicted of concealing child sex abuse by a fellow priest in the 1970s.<p>Archbishop Philip Wilson is the highest ranking Catholic official to be convicted of covering up sexual abuse, part of a global scandal which has …

Crime

Dallas candidate under fire for giving his children incentives to marry white people

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A candidate for county commission in Dallas lost a major endorsement after he revealed in an interview that he had established a trust for his children that proposed incentives for them to marry white people.<p>Vickers Cunningham, a Republican candidate for the county commission, …

Turner Broadcasting

29 Cute DIY Garden Crafts You Can Make for Your Outdoor Space – Page 11

21. Easy Homemade Glowing Garden Planters<p>DIY Project Details: sweetandsimpleliving.com<br>Add an element to your garden that you can enjoy after the sun …

Crafting

Hundreds in Oakland Turn Out to BBQ While Black

They arrived with chicken, sausages and bowls of macaroni salad. D.J.s played hip-hop and 80s hits. Even the fire marshal showed up, as well as police officers who waved hello to passers-by and guided traffic.<p>What once was a grand tradition in Oakland — a party at Lake Merritt along a placid …

Black Panther Party

How This Couple Saved $1 Million in 11 Years and Became Financially Independent Before 40

They aim to spend just $2 on every meal.<p>Convenience drives American cuisine, and from her kitchen in Richmond, Va., Laura Barrett has put her own, …

Personal Finance

This video of fast-moving lava flow in Hawaii will make your jaw drop

On Thursday, a fissure opened up around the Hawaiian volcano of Kilauea, causing lava to pour out in dramatic and dangerous fashion. And thanks to …

Natural Disasters

12 Social Media Marketing Mistakes Companies Make And How To Avoid Them

Do you actually have a social media marketing strategy or are you just going with the flow and hoping something comes from your vague efforts? Are …

Marketing

This Is the Ultimate Road Trip From Miami to Key West

1 of 15<p>Say Sayonara to South Beach<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Fuel Up in Homestead<p>3 of 15<p>Follow in Flagler's Footsteps<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Explore a Coral …

Key West

Racism At DC Park Causes Online Uproar (ICYMI)

A local man was walking with his baby in a park. That was enough to get a complaint and an investigation.<p><i>Editor's note: This article was originally</i> …

Black Lives Matter

Report: U.S. workers hate ‘open’ office spaces

Would you change jobs to find a less annoying workspace?<p>According to survey data collected by Bospar PR, it would appear many of us would—especially …

The Workplace

Meghan Markle Stuns in Sleek Givenchy Dress for Royal Wedding

Her veil incorporates all 53 countries in the Commonwealth, and more details about the making of the dazzling gown.<p>It is what everyone was waiting for: <i>what would Meghan Markle wear to her wedding?</i> In the end, the dress was not designed by any of the favorites: Ralph and Russo, or Stella McCartney. …

Royal Weddings

Two Female African-American Pilots Just Made Alaska Airlines History

Two female African-American pilots just made history<p>Ready for some really, <i>really</i> great news? History was made recently when an Alaska Airlines flight …

Black History

Why Meghan Markle's mother, Doria Ragland, sat alone at the Royal Wedding

Here's everything you need to know about the seating arrangements.<p>Doria Ragland was the only member of Meghan Markle's side of the family to attend the royal wedding, but the mother of the bride did not mind sitting alone as she watched her daughter marry the Prince of England.<p>Dora Ragland, who …

Royal Weddings

#DrivingWhileBlackWithLeavesOnTheWindshield: Kansas Man Detained For Having 'Vegetation' on Window

A man driving through Winfield, Kan., went live on Facebook during a traffic stop after cops initially told him he was being pulled over for …

Crime

19-year-old cellist steals hearts at the Royal Wedding

It seemed like the entire world tuned in on Saturday to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married at St. George's Chapel at Windsor …

Royal Weddings

#SayHerName: 100 Years Ago, Mary Turner Was Lynched

<i>Editor’s Note: This story contains graphic descriptions of a lynching, which some may find triggering.</i><p>Mary Turner was eight months pregnant when she …

Black History

Dozens of girls still in care facility after allegations of sexual, physical abuse surface, DA says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Authorities raided two children's homes outside Houston on Wednesday after multiple staff members were accused of physically abusing underage girls in their care, according to the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office. There were also allegations that one girl was sexually abused.<p>But …

Crime

'Catfish' host accused of sexual harassment - CNN Video

MTV's "Catfish" is on hold from production after a former guest on the show accuses host and executive producer Nev Schulman of sexual harassment.

Sexual Harassment

MTV Suspends ‘Catfish’ Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Host Nev Schulman

Yaniv “Nev” Schulman, host of the MTV series “Catfish,” is the latest Hollywood figure to face accusations of sexual misconduct, and the network has …

Filmmaking

CBS Responds to Pauley Perrette’s Allegations of ‘Multiple Physical Assaults’ on ’NCIS’ Set

The actress, who left the CBS procedural after 15 seasons, had been vocal on Twitter over the weekend.<p>It took a few days, but CBS Television Studios, …

NCIS

Calls for leniency grow for teen sentenced to die in marital rape case

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United Nations office of human rights appealed to Sudanese officials for clemency for a 19-year-old who was sentenced to death for killing the man she was forced to marry.<p>Noura Hussein was imprisoned in Omdurman, Sudan, in 2017 after fatally stabbing her husband, who she says raped her …

Human Rights

35 Free DIY Pergola Plans & Ideas That You Can Build in Your Garden

Step 4: The Beams<p>1) Cut the six 2×12’s to length.<br>2) Cut the profile.<br>3) Clamp one of two 2×12’s in place.<br>4) Check height and level.<br>5) Use nailgun to …

DIY

'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman inspires students to challenge discrimination

<i>Black Panther's</i> Chadwick Boseman returned to Howard University to inspire graduates to use their education to make the world a better place.<p>Boseman, …

Howard University

Barack Obama's Mother's Day Post For Michelle Obama Is So, So Cute

Ah, Mother's Day: a holiday where social media users saddle their timelines with sweet photos and captions to honor their mothers and other maternal …

Michelle Obama

Virginia Hotel Employee Angrily Calls Black Man a ‘Monkey’ in Dispute Over Room

The tide of wypipo terribleness keeps on flowing (will it ever ebb?)<p>This time, a hotel employee in Virginia earned himself a straight shot to the …

Customer Service

Will Smith Did 'Fresh Prince' Because He Was In Trouble With The IRS

The story begins with Smith finding fame after he and DJ Jazzy Jeff released their breakout hit “Parents Just Don’t Understand" in the late …

Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

This bold ship-inspired tiny house has a surprising minimalist interior

Designed by Brian and Joni Buzarde, the Land Ark RV is a tiny home on wheels that’s geared toward adventurers who prefer to travel in style. Not only …

Interior Design

Video shows officer choking man - CNN Video

Warsaw, North Carolina police are investigating an incident after video of an officer choking a man outside of a Waffle House surfaced.

North Carolina