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  • Notre Dame Inferno: The Fire: Paris’ Notre Dame cathedral was extensively damaged by a raging fire that burned for hours and destroyed two-thirds of the iconic building’s roof, its spire and much of its wooden interior. Thousands of people watched from the banks of the Seine, posting photos and videos to social media showing the icon of gothic architecture engulfed in smoke and flames. AFP.

  • Notre Dame Inferno: The Aftermath: French president Emmanual Macron said that “the worst has been avoided” and Notre Dame’s two soaring towers and main structure were saved from ruin. Around 500 firefighters battled the blaze, which is believed to have started near an area under renovation and is being investigated as an accident. A cause has not been determined, and Macron vowed that France would rebuild the nearly 900-year-old church. At least two French billionaires have already pledged hundreds of millions to the cause. France 24.

  • Notre Dame Inferno: The Response: With the fire still burning, Parisians stood and knelt in the streets, singing “Ave Maria.” A video of the impromptu gathering amassed more than five million views on Twitter in hours. See it.

  • Mueller Report: A redacted version of the full special counsel report on Russian election interference will be released to the public on Thursday morning, the Department of Justice said. President Trump stepped up his attacks ahead of the release, urging Congress to “investigate the investigators.” AP.

  • Loughlin Plea: Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Massimo Giannulli pleaded not guilty to paying bribes in order to get their two daughters accepted into USC. CNN.

  • Measles Outbreak: The CDC is adding 90 confirmed new cases of the measles to this year’s outbreak, bringing the total to 555 in the U.S. That’s the highest number in five years and officials are warning if the disease doesn’t stop spreading, 2019 will break the record for measles cases 19 years after the disease was declared eliminated. Washington Post.

  • Tiger’s Medal: President Trump says he’ll present Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom following Woods’ historic comeback at the Masters. In a tweet, Trump said Woods will receive the metal “because of his incredible Success & Comeback in Sports (Golf) and, more importantly, LIFE.”

  • Hulu Changes: AT&T sold its stake in Hulu back to the streaming service, making it more likely that Hulu will become a Disney-centric platform in the future. Disney will now own two-thirds of the company, while Comcast controls the other third. There is speculation that Comcast will sell too, leaving Disney the sole owner. The Verge.

  • Boston Strong: Men: The 123rd Boston Marathon was decided in the final yards on historic Boylston Street. Lawrence Cherono of Kenya fought from behind to beat Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia by a second in the men’s race. See the finish.

  • Boston Strong: Women: Worknesh Degefa took home top honors with a time of 2:23:30. It was only the fourth marathon for the runner, who hails from Ethiopia, and her Boston debut. USA Today.

  • ’GOT’ Frenzy: Ratings: The Thrones season premiere drew record ratings with 17.4 million people tuning in across platforms. That’s only Sunday -- once delayed viewing is factored in, the number will be even higher. Variety.

  • ’GOT’ Frenzy: Say What!?: A photo posted by actress Sophie Turner sent fans into a tizzy Monday. The photo of the actress sleeping on set led to speculation that it was foreshadowing her character’s future. See pic.

  • Jay-Z In NYC: Jay-Z will reopen New York City’s famed Webster Hall on April 26. The venue, which first opened in 1886, just underwent a major renovation. Tickets for the opening bash go on sale Friday. Billboard.

  • Speechless: Sports Illustrated published an extremely rare wordless cover, with just a photo showing Tiger Woods at the moment of his Masters victory. See it.

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