First Lady Michelle Obama attended the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards in the East Room of the White House in Washington on November 2, 2011.
With millions of dollars at their disposal, many celebrities take the high road and provide support for causes that help those less fortunate than them, whether the causes be at home or abroad. Here are some of the most charitable celebrities in Hollywood and beyond.
The weather in Washington, D.C. on Saturday may have been abnormally terrible, but neither rain nor sleet nor snow stopped the White House from hosting military families and other trick-or-treaters for a Halloween Party.
In a crazy week, Tebow's magic wore off, the Steelers finally found a way to topple the Patriots, the Rams somehow shocked the Saints to earn their first win of the season and the Eagles looked more and more like the team their off-season acquisitions promised they would be.
People dress up in their favorite costumes as they participate in a Halloween parade in Kawasaki, Kanagawa-prefecture, Japan, on October 30, 2011. About 3500 people dressed in costumes take part in the ceremony to celebrate Halloween.
On October 28th, America celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Statute of Liberty. This neoclassical sculpture was given to the United States by France as a symbol of liberty and was designed by Frédéric Bartholdi. The statue has been on Liberty Island since October 28, 1886.
Pope Benedict XVI will lead the 25th Interreligious talks, a "journey of reflection, dialogue and prayer for peace and justice in the world" held in St. Francis of Assisi's birthplace, with four leading atheist intellectuals taking part for the first time.
Some of these costumes will be seen a thousand times when Monday rolls around, bringing with it all of the candy, scares and Charlie Sheens the world can bear, but others just may surprise with their inventiveness.
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