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James McAuley is Paris correspondent for The Washington Post. He holds a PhD in French history from the University of Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar.
France is still in the midst of protests over inequality.
President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the time for divisive politics. Remarkably, the country agreed.
Officials announced that the inferno was being treated as an accident.
A human chain was formed to save what could be reached. But much was lost, as well.
The spire, roof and interior frame of the city’s most-visited monument were reduced to ash.
A great cathedral is now a blackened hulk, a loss that feels almost unimaginable.
The Post’s James McAuley filmed this video on April 15 of the Notre Dame Cathedral on fire.
He faces sentencing in Britain for jumping bail in 2012 and an extradition request from the United States.
Theresa May visited Paris and Berlin ahead of a critical E.U. summit.
Marie Laguerre took to social media to transform her experience into the latest illustration of the dangers that target women even in the most innocuous of public spaces.