Firefighters put out the inferno that claimed Notre Dame's spire and roof, but spared its bell towers.
By Thomas Adamson, Associated Press
A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets…
By Lori Hinnant, Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press
No, they aren’t geniuses, nor did they inherit millions of dollars from their parents.
By Gretchen Frazee, Diane Lincoln Estes
Firefighters found bone fragments from a collection in the still-smoldering National Museum, an official said Tuesday, raising hopes that a famed skull might somehow have survived a massive blaze that turned historic and scientific artifacts to ashes.
By Mauricio Savarese, Marcelo Silva de Sousa, Associated Press
By Barry Hatton, Associated Press
Authorities said that more than 1,100 firefighters with 327 vehicles and eight aircraft were battling the blaze that erupted amid a heatwave caused by a mass of hot air from North Africa.
By Associated Press
Flames could be seen rising from the roof of the structure, just after midnight Wednesday, in a neighborhood that is home to some embassies.
By Michael D. Regan and Associated Press
The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children's shelter rose to 40 on Sunday. The fire began when mattresses were set ablaze during a protest by residents at the overcrowded youth shelter.
By PBS NewsHour
As the death toll from Friday's Oakland warehouse fire mounts, officials are investigating how the building known as the Ghost Ship was allowed to stay open despite repeated complaints of dangerous conditions. Special correspondent Joanne Jennings interviews a survivor and…
In our news wrap Wednesday, U.S.-backed forces in Libya say they have captured the Islamic State headquarters, located in the city of Sirte. After a weeks-long stalemate, they finally broke through with the help of U.S. airstrikes that began 10…
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