Tear gas in Paris, but fewer protesters and bigger demands

  • Laurent Cipriani / Associated Press

    Demonstrators run away through tear gas in Lyon, central France, Saturday.

PARIS — A protest movement that has brought the French into the streets for five Saturdays in a row in a major challenge to President Emmanuel Macron lost momentum in its latest nationwide outcry, but the smaller crowds pushed fervently for one of their expanding demands, a citizen’s referendum to help define policy.