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 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.
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.
Apple announced the death of Apple founder Steve Jobs on October 5, 2011. He was 56. Jobs was the founder and former CEO of Apple that transformed personal computer technology and invented devices such as the iPod, iPhone and iPad.
After spending four years in an Italian prison Knox arrived in the United States after departing Rome's Leonardo da Vinci airport. Knox's life turned around dramatically Monday when an Italian appeals court threw out her conviction in the sexual assault and fatal stabbing of her British roommate.
The Occupy Wall Street movement has spread to the west coast, with protesters marching in solidarity with those in New York City by meeting at the Los Angeles City Hall and then marching through the financial district.
As the protests grow in size, reaching a crescendo over the weekend as the NYPD arrested more than 700 individuals who had been corralled onto the Brooklyn Bridge, their singular purpose and future remains ambiguous.
President Obama told students at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington, D.C. that America needs their ideas and passion immediately, "we need your generation to bring us back to the top. If we do that, you guys will have a brighter future. And so will America."
The Washington Monument, damaged during the August earthquake that struck D.C., is currently under inspection for signs of additional, previously-unnoticed structural issues and will be closed to the public for an undisclosed period of time.
Yemeni medical officials say government troops have opened fire on protesters in the capital Sanaa, wounding at least 18 people. The shooting signals President Ali Abdullah Saleh's regime is stepping up its crackdown on the opposition following the leader's surprise return home that coincided with a dramatic surge in violence .
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