Angelina Jolie

This undated photo provided by Universal Pictures, Angelina Jolie is photographed with Louis Zamperini. Zamperini, a U.S. Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Jolie is directing the Universal movie, "Unbroken," about the life of Zamperini. (AP Photo/Universal Pictures)

Memorial tonight in Torrance for WWII hero Louis Zamperini

TORRANCE (CNS) – A hometown memorial service will be held tonight in Torrance for World War II hero Louis Zamperini, who died July 2 at age 97. Zamperini, a 1936 U.S. Olympic track and field […]

07/31/2014

Jan. 21, 2014 - Louis Zamperini displays one of his photographs as a student and sprinter, at his Los Angeles home.  (AP Photo/Matt Meindl/USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences)

War hero Zamperini lived ‘unimaginable drama’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seventy years ago, the world was convinced that Louis Zamperini was dead. There had been no word of the track star and former Olympian since his World War II bomber crashed […]

07/03/2014

This undated photo provided by Universal Pictures, Angelina Jolie is photographed with Louis Zamperini. Zamperini, a U.S. Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Jolie is directing the Universal movie, "Unbroken," about the life of Zamperini. (AP Photo/Universal Pictures)

5 things to know about Louis Zamperini

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner and World War II veteran who survived a bomber crash in the Pacific Ocean, weeks adrift and then years as a prisoner of war, died this […]

07/03/2014

Louis Zamperini at a news conference,Friday May 9, 2014 in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Louis Zamperini, 1936 Olympian, World War II POW, dies at 97

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Funeral plans were pending today for Louis Zamperini, a member of the 1936 U.S. Olympic track and field team who survived repeated torture for two years as a Japanese prisoner of […]

07/03/2014

US actress and UN special envoy Angelina Jolie makes the opening speech at the start of the  Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in  London Tuesday June 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Carl Court, Pool)

Angelina Jolie honored by Queen Elizabeth II

LONDON (AP) — Angelina Jolie can add royal recognition to Hollywood stardom. The Oscar-winning actress has been named an honorary dame — the female version of a knight — by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. Jolie, […]

06/13/2014

US actress Angelina Jolie Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, accompanied by her partner and US actor Brad Pitt arrive at the 'End Sexual Violence in Conflict' summit in London, Friday, June 13, 2014. The Summit welcomes governments from over 100 countries, over 900 experts, NGOs, Faith leaders, and representatives from international organizations across the world. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

UK sexual violence summit ends on hopeful note

LONDON (AP) — A conference focusing on rape in conflict zones ended on an upbeat note Friday, with hundreds of participants from Somalia to Kosovo encouraged by an outpouring of international support. U.S. Secretary of […]

06/13/2014

US actress Angelina Jolie, right, Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, embraces her partner US actor Brad Pitt, left, as they view photographs of victims of violence at the 'End Sexual Violence in Conflict' summit in London, Thursday, June 12, 2014. The Summit welcomes governments from over 100 countries, over 900 experts, NGOs, Faith leaders, and representatives from international organizations across the world. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, pool)

Pitt joins Jolie at summit against sexual violence

LONDON (AP) — Brad Pitt joined Angelina Jolie at a London summit on sexual violence Thursday, lending the couple’s star power to the campaign to end rape in war zones. The four-day London conference is […]

06/12/2014

Foreign Secretary William Hague and actress Angelina Jolie arrive at the 'End Sexual Violence in Conflict' summit in London, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Stefan Rousseau)

Jolie and UK’s Hague host sexual violence summit

LONDON (AP) — Angelina Jolie appealed for a change in attitude on sexual violence in conflict Tuesday, bringing the power of her celebrity to an international summit on a topic she said has been taboo […]

06/10/2014

Vitalii Sediuk poses at the AP office on Monday, June 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

Man arrested on red carpet says he never hit Pitt

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The ex-journalist who was arrested after jostling with Brad Pitt at a film premiere last week said Monday he was merely trying to give the actor a hug and didn’t mean […]

06/02/2014

A man is walked off carpet in handcuffs after allegedly attacking Brad Pitt at the world premiere of "Maleficent" at the El Capitan Theatre on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Man who accosted Pitt pleads no contest to battery

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who accosted Brad Pitt on a red carpet pleaded no contest to battery Friday and was ordered to stay away from the actor and Hollywood red carpet events. Vitalii […]

05/30/2014

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