Spire Falls At Paris' Notre Dame As Cathedral Is Engulfed In Flames

Updated at 2:25 p.m. ET Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the world's most famous churches, erupted in flames Monday in Paris. Video showed flames leaping through the roof and dark smoke billowing into the sky. Observers gasped as the spire fell. This is a developing story. Some things that get reported by the media will later turn out to be wrong. We will focus on reports from police officials and other authorities, credible news outlets and reporters who are at the scene. We will update as the...

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Robert Mueller's Russia Report Is Coming Thursday. Here's What You Need To Know

Updated at 12:33 p.m. EST The Justice Department says it plans to release special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Thursday morning. Here's what you need to know. What is it? Mueller was appointed in the spring of 2017 to investigate whether President Trump's campaign conspired with the Russian interference in the 2016 election . The fact of the interference itself had been long established, and last month Attorney General William Barr told Congress that Mueller did not find that Trump's...

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New Paltz, NY – Hudson Valley college, high school, and middle school students were among the thousands nationwide to walk out of class in protest of a war against Iraq. Some are being punished for their actions. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Lisa Phillips reports.

Montpelier, VT – Critics of genetically engineered foods are declaring victory in non-binding Town Meeting referenda Tuesday in Vermont. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

Cambridge, NY – The only hospital in Washington County NY has announced that it will close. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

Guilderland, NY – One of the largest shopping malls in upstate New York was the focus of controversy today. On Monday night, a man was arrested at the Crossgates mall in the suburb of Guilderland after refusing to take off a T-shirt that had an anti-war message. Today, 100 people wearing similar shirts went to the mall at lunchtime as a show of protest against the mall's policy. WAMC's Senior correspondent,Brian Shields reports.

Albany, NY – Joining us this week in the Congressional Corner is The Massachusetts Democrat, John Olver to discuss some district and state level transportation projects. Alan asks John about his position on the House Appropriations Subcomittee of Transportation.

Albany, NY – The book 'Congress And Its Members' is still on the table in the Congressional Corner. Today it's opened to the section on Vermont and New York and we start with NY's Maurice Hinchey. Alan wraps up the tour of our northeastern representatives with Congressional Quarterly Legislative Affairs Editor, David Hawkings.

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