US donors, not French tycoons, foot Notre Dame works bills

PARIS (AP) — The billionaire French donors who publicly promised flashy donations totaling hundreds of millions to rebuild Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration of the French nat...

AP Was There: D-Day correspondent returns 10 years later

OMAHA BEACH, Normandy (AP) — This story was first published on June 5, 1954 AP journalist Don Whitehead, known by his colleagues as "Beachhead Don," returned to Normandy for the tenth anniversary of t...

Video shows night market fire burn down 50 stalls prior to Han rally in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A massive fire broke out in eastern Taiwan's biggest night market less than a week before Kaohsiung Mayor and presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) was scheduled to hold ...

Opinion: Notre Dame is a symbol of Europe

When millions of euros in donations were pledged to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in the immediate aftermath of Monday's inferno, it's understandable that some might ask: Why is it that vast su...

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

PARIS (AP) — 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 ancien...

Notre Dame fire raises fears for UK's crumbling Parliament

LONDON (AP) — 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 Houses o...

Notre Dame organists itching to play thunderous instrument

NANCY, France (AP) — They literally made Notre Dame tremble and made hearts sing. And they're anxious to do so again. The organists of Notre Dame, the privileged few who got to play ...

'I feel lost': Notre Dame fire destroyed a spiritual home

PARIS (AP) — In the stones soaring skyward and the Gothic magnificence of Notre Dame Cathedral, Cecile Deleville found a refuge for her soul. She was there three days before an infer...

In Notre Dame fire, embers of unity for a fractured France

PARIS (AP) — In Paris' heart, a charred and gaping hole. But also a rallying cry. The disfigurement of Notre Dame, the splendid cathedral that has watched over the French capital for...

French tycoons show competitive streak over Notre Dame aid

PARIS (AP) — Two of France's richest men, long locked in a very public rivalry, are once again pitted against each other — this time over flashy and competing donations to rebuild Notre Dame. ...

Trump offers unsolicited advice on fighting Notre Dame fire

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a catastrophic inferno tore through a cultural treasure, President Donald Trump assessed the response from 4,000 miles away and offered unsolicited advice for firefighters trying ...

Brexhaustion: Long, grinding Brexit is stressing people out

LONDON (AP) — Elly Wright can't sleep through the night. The Dutch native, who has lived in Britain for 51 years, keeps thinking about the black boots of Nazi soldiers marching by he...

3 children, 2 adults die in Illinois 'inferno' trailer fire

GOODFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say three young children and two adults died in a central Illinois mobile home fire that neighbors called an "inferno." The Woodford County coroner...

Top women's players vow to shape pro hockey in N America

ESPOO, Finland (AP) — Some of the top women's hockey players in the world are vowing to use their voices to shape the future of the sport in North America after the six-team Canadian Women's Hockey Le...

Canadian Women's Hockey League going out of business

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Women's Hockey League will discontinue operations on May 1, the league announced Sunday. The league announced the news a week after the 12th edition of it...