- France's growing labor standoff: What could happen next? Updated: May-26-16 8:08 am
PARIS - France's Socialist President Francois Hollande is engaged in the biggest test of his presidency, facing months of protests and strikes against a labor law that are threatening nationwide fuel shortages.
- French President prepares for potential re-election bid Updated: May-07-16 6:44 am
PARIS - The most unpopular president in France's modern history, Francois Hollande, is preparing the ground for a potential re-election bid. His leftist base is in open revolt, protesting youth are clashing with police nearly every night, and France is in a six-month state of emergency - yet he is on a new mission to convince the French that "things are getting better."