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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 7:04 p.m.

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead

Paris authorities shut down streets surrounding the Notre Dame Cathedral to decontaminate them Tuesday, after high levels of lead were registered in the area following the April blaze that damaged …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 3:18 p.m.

Notre Dame: Environmental groups warn against lead pollution

Environmental groups and one of France’s largest labor unions called Monday for stronger measures to ensure cleanup work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral does not expose workers and nearby residents …


Notre Dame: Lead fears prompt new cleanup rules, equipment

Cleanup work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral will resume later this month but under stricter lead-protection rules, amid growing public concern about toxic pollution.


Architect: Notre Dame far from safe for restoration work

A French architect says that Notre Dame Cathedral still isn’t safe enough for restoration work to begin, more than three months after a devastating fire nearly destroyed the monument.


UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 4:15 p.m.

Paris prosecutor: no sign Notre Dame fire of criminal origin

The Paris prosecutor’s office says that there is no evidence from a preliminary investigation to suggest that a fire that destroyed large parts of Notre Dame Cathedral was criminal.


UPDATED: Sun., June 16, 2019, 9:34 p.m.

Report: Former Notre Dame RB Deon McIntosh has joined WSU, will be eligible this fall

Former Notre Dame running back Deon McIntosh has apparently joined the Washington State football team and will be eligible to play this fall, cementing the Cougars’ depth at a position …


Small donors, not French tycoons, help pay Notre Dame works

The billionaire French donors who publicly proclaimed they would give hundreds of millions to rebuild Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration of the French national …


Marc A. Thiessen: To restore Notre Dame, we must restore its fundamental purpose

Notre Dame is not a museum. It is not even primarily a symbol of France. It is a house of worship.


Workers install tarps to protect gutted Notre Dame from rain

Professional mountain climbers were hired to install synthetic, waterproof tarps over the gutted, exposed exterior of Notre Dame Cathedral, as authorities raced to prevent further damage ahead of storms that …


UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 8:05 p.m.

Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire

French yellow vest protesters set fires along a march route through Paris to call attention to their problems


Sue Lani Madsen: Pre-planning by fire departments makes the difference between a chance to rebuild and total loss

Everything went according to plan at the Cathedral of Notre Dame last week. Except for the part where a fire broke out.


Froma Harrop: Paris and New York are united by urban horror

Many of us watching the inferno at Notre Dame de Paris felt that 9/11 dread. The outcomes may have been different, but both calamities showed that what we think most …


Fire-ravaged Notre Dame now stabilized, firefighters leave

Architects and construction workers have now stabilized the damaged structure of Notre Dame cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the iconic Paris building, and firefighters will leave the …


UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 8:33 p.m.

Drunk on smoke: Notre Dame’s bees survive cathedral blaze

Hunkered down in their hives and drunk on smoke, Notre Dame’s smallest official residents – some 180,000 bees – somehow managed to survive the inferno that consumed the cathedral’s ancient …


Investigators think electrical short-circuit likely caused Notre Dame fire

Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday as France paid a daylong tribute to the firefighters …


UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 11:35 a.m.

Notre Dame fire raises fears for UK’s crumbling Parliament

For some Britons who watched Notre Dame burn so fiercely in Paris, the horror was mixed with apprehension. What happened to the French landmark this week could easily befall the …


UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 10:59 a.m.

Doubts rise over Macron’s 5-year plan to rebuild Notre Dame

Nearly $1 billion in donations have poured in for the vast restoration of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral – but a pledge by French President Emmanuel Macron that it will …


Further Review: Notre-Dame de Paris

Every year, 12 million tourists make their pilgrimage to Paris to experience the majesty of one of the most iconic churches, Notre-Dame cathedral. The fire on April 16, 2019, threatens …


UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 8:57 p.m.

Macron: France to rebuild Notre Dame ‘even more beautifully’

The inferno that raged through Notre Dame Cathedral for more than 12 hours destroyed its spire and its roof but spared its twin medieval bell towers, and a frantic rescue …


UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:32 p.m.

Rebuilding Notre Dame will be long, fraught and expensive

Notre Dame in Paris is not the first great cathedral to suffer a devastating fire, and it probably won’t be the last. In a sense, that is good news. A …


UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 9:21 a.m.

Donations flow in as crews assess damage to Notre Dame Cathedral

From certain angles on Tuesday, it was almost possible to look head-on at the front of Notre Dame, see its centuries-old rose windows and carved statues and imagine that all …


UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 5:54 p.m.

Embers like stars: Gonzaga student describes scene at Notre Dame

Shocked silence. That is how Winston Holyfield, a Gonzaga University student, described the scene at the burning of Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most iconic structures in Paris. Holyfield …


Defending champion Notre Dame beats Stanford to get back to Final Four

Jackie Young scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead defending national champion Notre Dame back to the Final Four with an 84-68 victory over Stanford on Monday night.


UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 9:26 p.m.

Women’s NCAA Tournament: Notre Dame women beat Texas A&M 87-80 in Chicago Regional semifinal

Arike Ogunbowale scored a career-high 34 points, Jessica Shepard added 24 points and 14 rebounds, and defending national champion Notre Dame beat Texas A&M 87-80.


Top 25 roundup: Zion Williamson, No. 2 Duke overpower Notre Dame

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Gonzaga climbs to No. 15 in latest AP women’s basketball poll

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team jumped three spots to No. 15 in the latest AP poll released on Monday. The Bulldogs (19-2), coming off wins last week over San Francisco …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 5:16 p.m.

Women’s Top 25 capsules: Paris lights it up for North Carolina as No. 1 Notre Dame falls

Paris Kea scored a season-high 30 points to help North Carolina stun No. 1 Notre Dame 78-73 on Sunday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.


Women’s Top 25 capsules: No. 1 Notre Dame handles Boston College 92-63

Arike Ogunbowale scored 24 points and No. 1 Notre Dame beat Boston College 92-63 on Sunday in South Bend, Indiana, for its 11th straight win.


Gonzaga women move to No. 13 in latest AP women’s rankings

The Zags (16-1) climbed one spot to 13th in the latest AP Top 25, a week after achieving a school-best ranking in the weekly poll.


No. 2 Connecticut takes early lead, dominates No. 1 Notre Dame 89-71

Freshman Christyn Williams scored a career-high 28 points on 11-of-16 shooting and No. 2 Connecticut never lost the lead after the 6:36 mark of the first quarter in dominating No. …