Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour:
French students are protesting police violence that's blocking 16 Parisian schools. Barricades of bins — some lit on fire — are preventing students from entering the buildings. The students also put up signs condemning police brutality.
A new study finds that eating more than five servings of fruits and vegetables a day can drastically reduce the risks of heart attack, stroke and cancer. Researchers are estimating that eating 10 portions of fruits and veggies a day could prevent almost 8 million premature deaths per year.