The President of Interpol Has Disappeared in China

Meng Hongwei, a member of the Chinese Communist party and president of Interpol, has been missing for a week.
Daniel Oberhaus

24 Moody, Poetic Hours with a French Natural Winemaker

A day in the life of Beaujolais winemaker Sylvère Trichard—from cellar to labeling, vine to table, dawn to dusk.
Céline Maguet
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Cops Thought This Artwork Was a Weed Farm, So They Destroyed It

Thanks, cops.
Nathaniel Ainley
Flint Water Crisis

Flint health chief could get 15 years for tainted water death

Tess Owen
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Embrace the Heat with Ethyène's House Glider "Playin' With Fire"

Stream the title track from the French producer's upcoming EP on Better Listen.
David Garber
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Memphis Depay Certainly Wouldn't Have Scored a Half-Field Golazo Like This at Manchester United

It takes a lot of ballons to feel confident in your chances from that deep out, but whatever it is about his new arrangement—keep cutting into that fine brie, Memphis.
Liam Daniel Pierce

Dreams of Becoming the World’s Best Chef Gave Me Nightmares

Chef Morten Falk tells us what it was really like to prepare for the competition to become the world’s best chef.
Morten Falk
Alex Morgan

Alex Morgan Signing Overseas is Troubling for NWSL

After orchestrating a move to the Orlando Pride, Morgan has signed with French side Lyon and will miss a huge chunk of the NWSL season.
Howard Megdal
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French Club to Reportedly Sue Four Patrons Hospitalized After Taking Drugs on its Premises

Lyon's Le Sucre venue intends to file a claim in order to protect its business reputation.
Alexander Iadarola
French cooking

Why French People Need a Culinary Makeover

Don’t ever fuck with French people or their food. It’s a lesson I’ve had to learn the hard way.
Ryan Dolan

We Hit the Studio with a Private Painting Restorer | Conservation Lab

Restoration artist Aldo Peaucelle shows us how to save a painting.
Noémie Jennifer

China Gets French Wine in Exchange for Chemicals on First Run by 'New Silk Road' Train

According to one Chinese rail official, the new land route will form part of "an economic belt, along with the maritime route linking China to Europe."
Pierre-Louis Caron