Crowds line up to pay their respects to the late Pope John Paul II in the Vatican in 2011 shortly after his beatification, which is one of the steps to sainthood in the Catholic church.
A cardinal is saluted by Swiss guards as he arrives at the Vatican for the papal conclave that went on to elect Pope Francis.
Pope Benedict XVI leads a special Baptism ceremony at the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican in early 2013.
A marble statue of Saint Peter stands under the Vatican dome.
Cardinals talk during a consistory at the Vatican.
New members of the Swiss Guard inside the Vatican.
New Swiss guards relax in their barracks after their swearing in ceremony.
A statue is seen in front of a window of the pope’s private apartment at the Vatican.
Pope Benedict XVI attends an audience with the foreign ambassadors to the Holy See.
Pope Benedict XVI poses with Iceland's President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson during a private audience at the Vatican.
Pope Benedict XVI kneels as he prays in front of Pope Pius XII's tomb in 2006.
The body of Pope John XXIII lies in a tomb in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.
The head of the National Council of Resistance of Iran stands in front of the tomb of John Paul II during a private tour of the Vatican in 2008.
The head of the National Council of Resistance of Iran walks in the Vatican tombs during a private tour.
A tourist poses inside a confessional in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.
Cardinals gather inside the entrance of the Synod Hall at the Vatican.
Cardinals attend Mass at the Vatican's St Peter's Basilica.
John Palminteri photo
A brownish creature, with sharp teeth and claws, is deceased on the beach in Santa Barbara after the latest storm, and many people are wondering what it is.
Curator of Vertebrate Zoology Paul Collins at the Santa Barbara Natural History museum solves the mystery of the creature on East Beach.
Source:: Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department
Three men have been arrested in connection with a stabbing that happened in Old Town Goleta on November 21st.
The Oxnard Police Department is investigating its third deadly shooting in just three days.
A rollover that happened early Thursday morning closed down the eastbound lane of Highway 217 near UC Santa Barbara.
The Dream Foundation canceled plans to send an Oregon family to Disneyland when the dreamer dad died.
President Obama announced on Wednesday that he is easing restrictions against Cuba allowing goods back to the U.S.
Santa Barbara CHP
California Highway Patrol officers dropped off donated toys to the Unity Shoppe in Santa Barbara.
Jamie Urqhart/River Dee Trust
Several strange frozen saucers were found during a recent cold snap on a river in Scotland. Take a look at the unusual images.
With the holidays soon upon us, here's a look at some cool new movie toys on shelves.
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