End the Gun Epidemic in AmericaIt is a moral outrage and national disgrace that civilians can legally purchase weapons designed to kill people with brutal speed and efficiency.By THE EDITORIAL BOARDDEC. 4, 2015
Seven essays by Americans — expats, travelers and writers — trying to take the long view of Paris and pick up the pieces after the Nov. 13 attacks.
PARIS — President François Hollande on Saturday blamed the Islamic State for the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, as the death toll rose to 127 victims, with 300 others hospitalized, 80 of them in critical condition. He declared three days of national mourning, and said that military troops would patrol the capital. France remained under a nationwide state of emergency.“It is an act of war that was committed by a terrorist army, a jihadist army, Daesh, against France,” Mr. Hollande told the nation from the Élysée Palace, using an Arabic acronym for the Islamic State. “It is an act of war that was prepared, organized and planned from abroad, with complicity from the inside, which the investigation will help establish.”