Culture

Can Paris reboot the Olympic Games?

Newly elected French president Emmanuel Macron arrived at the International Olympic Committee’s Lausanne headquarters for meetings on a wet July Monday in 2017 with an air of, “OK, now we can get started.” “A little audacious,” a member of the French delegation said of Macron’s entrance to Le Monde. But Macron, then 39 and the […]

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Who’s No. 2? Four leading Democrats emerge as a possible running mate for Kamala Harris

FILE – N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper speaks at the North Carolina Democratic Unity Dinner fundraiser in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, July 20, 2024. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker, File)  By The Associated Press No one knows the importance of selecting the right running mate better than Vice President Kamala Harris. With Harris now the leading candidate to succeed President Joe Biden as […]