World Apr 15

Smoke billows from the Notre Dame Cathedral after a fire broke out, in Paris, France, on April 15, 2019. Photo by REUTERS/Julie Carriat
Fire breaks out at Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral

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…

World Sep 04

Out of the ashes of Brazil’s National Museum fire, fragments of hope

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.

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