France celebrates Bastille Day amid virus fears, tensions

French President Emmanuel Macron, left in car, and French Chief of Staff Gen. Francois Lecointre stand in the command car and review the troops during the Bastille Day parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue, 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)

PARIS — Bastille Day is back, sort of.