The First Lady's Reach Higher initiative looks to inspire students in America to take charge complete a higher education, through professional training, community college, or a four-year college or university.
President Barack Obama hosted the second White House Astronomy Night with students, teachers, scientists, astronauts and others attending the event in the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC on October 19, 2015.
Pope Francis celebrates a Holy Mass for the canonization of Vincenzo Grossi, Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Louis Martin and his wife Zélie Guérin, the first-ever married couple with children to be canonized.
A coalition of groups gathered in solidarity with Palestinians outside the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles on October 16, 2015 calling for a "Day of Rage'' to protest "Israel's war crimes in Palestine.''
Palestinians called for a "Friday of revolution" against Israel In the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem, as Jews armed themselves with everything from guns to broomsticks, rattled by a wave of Palestinian attacks that have shaken the country.
Israel is setting up roadblocks at the entrances to several Arab neighborhoods around Jerusalem and deploying hundreds of troops in major cities following a series of shooting and stabbing attacks by Palestinians on Israelis.
Democratic candidates including Jim Webb, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley and Lincoln Chaffee (L-R) participate in the first Democratic presidential debate at the Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 13, 2015.
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