Southern Hemisphere

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims as he arrives to the Aparecida Basilica in Aparecida, Brazil, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Tens of thousands of faithful flocked to the tiny town of Aparecida, tucked into an agricultural region halfway between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, where he is to celebrate the first public Mass of his trip in a massive basilica dedicated to the nation's patron saint.  (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Pope: Resist “idols” of money, power, pleasure

APARECIDA, Brazil (AP) — Pope Francis urged Catholics to resist the “ephemeral idols” of money, power and pleasure during a pilgrimage Wednesday to one of the most important shrines in Latin America Francis celebrated the […]

07/24/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown pleased new pope is a Jesuit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California Gov. Jerry Brown, who trained as a Jesuit, said Wednesday that he is pleased to see a Jesuit elected pope.

03/14/2013

(Photo: Science At Nasa's YouTube channel)

Comet posing beside crescent moon in cool photo op

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Now’s your chance to see the comet that passed within 100 million miles of Earth last week. Twilight on Tuesday will provide the best photo op for the comet called Pan-STARRS.

03/11/2013

(Photo: Science At Nasa's YouTube channel)

Comet making closest approach ever of Earth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A recently discovered comet is closer than it’s ever been to Earth, and stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere finally get to see it. Click here to watch a video about Pan-STARRS.

03/05/2013

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