American actors Philip Seymour Hoffman, Evan Rachel Wood and George Clooney attend a photo call for "Ides Of March" at BFI London Film Festival at Odeon West End, Leicester Square in London on October 19, 2011.
If there's anything the public loves, it's a successful comeback, and the more scandalous the nadir, the most spectacular the ascent. Hollywood lends itself to such stories of drug-laden lows and redemptive highs, and these celebs are no different, falling on and off of the wagon at various times of their lives.
Yemeni government forces clashed once again with opposition groups as they marched in the capital of Sanaa. The troops shot and killed 14 demonstrators in their attempt to block the protests against President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and U.S. President Barak Obama addressed workers at the General Motors Orion Assembly Plant in Orion Township, Michigan. Lee and Obama toured the plant while celebrating a U.S. trade agreement with South Korea that will open up economic opportunities and support jobs on both sides of the Pacific. UPI/John F. Martin/General Motors
The Eagles finally bounced back with a win, the Raiders continued their remembrance of the late Al Davis, the Patriots came out on top of the Cowboys and the 49ers ended the Lions' hopes for an undefeated season.
The Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial on the National Mall in Washington DC was dedicated on October 16, 2011. The ceremony for the slain civil rights leader had been postponed earlier in the summer because of Tropical Storm Irene.
Two divorces? Three divorces? That's just the starting point for these famous frequenters of the front pages of the tabloids and gossip rags, both for their indiscretions during their marriages and the sheer number of matrimonials they've been involved with over the course of their lives.
The much-anticipated upgrade to the wildly popular smartphone, the iPhone 4S launched worldwide on Oct. 14, 2011. Apple fans from Paris to Toyko camped out, paid respects to the recently-passed Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and grabbed the latest gadget of their dreams.
Occupy Wall Street demonstrators celebrate upon hearing the news that officials decided against cleaning up the park and removing the protestors who have been camping out for over three weeks on October 14, 2011 in New York City.
U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and Lee's wife Kim Yoon-ok for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, D.C. on October 13, 2011. The State Visit comes only a day after congress passed a free trade agreement with South Korea.
President Obama greeted South Korean President Lee Myung-bak amid a rain storm in Washington, DC on October 13, 2011. The state visit comes just a day after Congress passed a free trade agreement with South Korea.
United Press International is a leading provider of news, photos and information to millions of readers around the globe via UPI.com and its licensing services.
With a history of reliable reporting dating back to 1907, today's UPI is a credible source for the most important stories of the day, continually updated - a one-stop site for U.S. and world news, as well as entertainment, trends, science, health and stunning photography. UPI also provides insightful reports on key topics of geopolitical importance, including energy and security.