French authorities are unraveling the details of two hostage situations, one of which led to the deaths of both suspects in the Charlie Hebdo massacre. In the other, an alleged confederate also was killed. Some neighborhoods in Paris are locked down and all of France remains on high alert.
Also, the Presidents of the US and Iran may be creating the atmosphere for nuclear rapprochement. Can they overcome opposition here and abroad?
Photo: Armed French intervention police walk with a sniffer dog are seen at the scene of a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. (Christian Hartmann/Reuters)