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.
Nick Culotta photo
The man was tandem paragliding with his teenage daughter when he fell.
The cost of living in paradise is rising at an alarming rate as renters battle it out over the city's limited supply.
Three teenage boys were playing with fire when it got out of control and engulfed one them in flames.
Source: Santa Barbara Police Department
An arrest has been made in Friday's homicide in Santa Barbara's Eastside.
Santa Barbara police arrested 32-year-old Enson Junior Lopez for the murder of 40-year-old Ian Justin O'Brien Nichols.
A couple of drivers in downtown Santa Barbara were lucky to walk away with just minor injuries after a rollover car accident this morning.
Storms across Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties produce small hail, heavy downpours and lightning Monday morning.
John Palminteri photo
Santa Barbara City Fire crews responded to a rollover accident Monday afternoon involving a black BMW. The vehicle landed on its roof. Luckily, no one suffered serious injuries according to the California Highway Patrol.
A vehicle was hit by a train in Camarillo at about 8 p.m.
Emergency crews responded to a downed paraglider who plunged several thousand feet into a rugged canyon near rattlesnake trail.
Salem is gripped by witch hysteria, Yellowstone becomes the world's first national park, the Lindbergh baby is kidnapped, and the Watergate Seven are indicted, all on this day.
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.