As the days get shorter, dusk is coming earlier and earlier. And it reminds me of a French expression that describes that ephemeral time of day.
The director of a new Baltimore production of "M. Butterfly" got to meet the real French embassy worker at the heart of the story. And he came away with even more questions.
Samia Orosemane is a French stand-up comedian of Tunisian descent, who jokes about stereotypes of Africans and Muslim women ... and of course, about her mother.
"In France, we talk constantly about Muslims, especially Muslim women, but you never get to hear us." That's why some French Muslim women started the online magazine, Lallab.
Gerard Fesch was 40 when he learned his father, Jacques Fesch, had been executed for murder in France.
There have been growing fears among Jews in France since high-profile anti-Semitic attacks in 2015 and 2016. Now some Jewish parents say they're worried about anti-Semitism in French public schools.
One of Paris's newest museums features crazy antique audio equipment, like a phonograph from the 1920s shaped like a ski chalet. But the museum almost had to close last year.
Just weeks before French voters head to the polls, the presidential front-runner is fighting for his political life. And the far right's Marine Le Pen is poised to ride a populist wave to power.
As more and more migrants head to Paris, the shelters can't keep pace. Recently, the international NGO Doctors Without Borders brought in a mobile clinic to serve homeless migrants in the French capital.
Audric de Campeau has combined his two passions, beekeeping and winemaking, by making mead, an alcoholic beverage made with honey. And he ages his mead in the tunnels under Paris.