France Cautiously Celebrates Bastille Day, Clouded by Virus

Last year’s events were scaled back because of virus fears.

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Jets of the Patrouille de France fly over the Champs-Elysees avenue during the Bastille Day parade, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 in Paris. France is celebrating its national holiday with thousands of troops marching in a Paris parade and traditional parties around the country, after last year's events were scaled back because of virus fears. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, Pool)
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