The devastating Notre Dame Cathedral fire, in 13 photos

The iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, is burning in a massive fire that has already destroyed the monument’s spire and is threatening to consume the entire structure.

The blaze erupted at the centuries-old cathedral on Monday around 6:30 pm local time; news of the fire spread rapidly on social media as people shared photos showing bright-orange flames and smoke pouring from a spire of the church.

Images on social media later showed the cathedral’s spire collapsing, swallowed up by the blaze.

The cause of the fire is not yet clear, though police told the Guardian that …

Watch: Game of Thrones’ opening credits get a dramatic overhaul for season 8

Game of Thrones changes its opening credits with each and every episode, both to signify which actors appear in the coming installment and to display the various locations it will encompass. The aerial fly-over of Westeros (and Essos, before season seven) features the cities and citadels, the castles and keeps, that feature in each hour.

But the credits have rarely received as dramatic an overhaul as they did in the season eight premiere, “Winterfell.” Because the episode takes place in just three locations — the main hubs of Winterfell and King’s Landing, as well as the never-before-seen Last Hearth (the …