This undated image made available by the European Space Agency and NASA on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 shows galaxies in the Abell 2744 cluster, and blue galaxies behind it, distorted and amplified by gravitational lensing. The long-exposure image taken with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows some of the intrinsically faintest and youngest galaxies ever detected in visible light. (AP Photo/ESA/NASA)

Galaxies from 13.2 billion years ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Hubble Space Telescope has captured snapshots of never-before seen galaxies far, far away. Try 13.2 billion years ago. That’s so long ago and far away that Hubble was never supposed to […]


In this Oct. 2, 2003 photo, actress Carmen Zapata poses with honorary Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant, left, and chamber president Leron Gubler, right, as she receives her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, Bob Freeman)

Actress Carmen Zapata dies after long career

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emmy-nominated actress Carmen Zapata, who started a foundation to promote Hispanic writers because jobs were so scarce, has died of heart problems, colleagues say. She was 86. Zapata died Sunday at […]


South Africa President Jacob Zuma

South Africa president prefers people over pets

South Africa’s president says a dog should not be man’s best friend. President Jacob Zuma made critical remarks about pet care that touch on sensitive race relations in South Africa, which was dominated by whites until two decades ago.


Guitarist Slash to receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

(CNS) – The guitarist Slash will receive the 2,473rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, honoring a career in which he helped Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver sell more than 100 million […]


Muppets get a star today

The Muppets will receive the 2,466th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. The lovable puppets are being honored for  more than 50 years of entertaining the public on television and in movies.



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