Historic Notre-Dame Cathedral Salvaged From Blaze

SmartNews Keeping you current After a tense few hours, firefighters announce they saved the landmark from ‘total destruction’ A firefighter is seen fighting the flames at Notre-Dame Cathedral on April 15, 2019 (Pierre Suu/Getty Images) smithsonian.com April 15, 2019 4:11PM | Updated: April 15, 2019 11:13PM Update, 7:10 P.M. EST, April 15, 2019: French President […]

The First Academy Awards Had Its Own Version of the “Popular” Oscar

Editor’s note, September 7, 2018: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that it will not move forward with the “Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film” category for the 91st Academy Awards in February 2019. Academy CEO Dawn Hudson tells the Hollywood Reporter: “There has been a wide range of reactions to the […]