Arc de Triomphe

New York City lightning strike, demonstrators remember Philando Castile, and a baby koala round out this week's best images.
Two expat friends in Panama are planning their first-ever trip to Paris. What should they be sure to see and do, they've asked me. In response, here is a bucket list for Paris virgins.
Three years ago I took my daughter and her friend to Paris and I fell in love. I've been back twice since--one on my own, and then last summer I took five of my kids for three weeks. I was thrilled when they fell in love with it too.
The men of my father's generation were stalwart, laconic men of few illusions. Most of them had served in Korea, and many had seen combat in Vietnam as well.