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.
Director Pedro Almodovar, and his stars Antonio Banderas and Elena Anaya arrive for the 49th Annual New York Film Festival Premiere of "The Skin I Live In" at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York on October 12, 2011.
GOP Presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman, along with the wildly popular Broadway musical "Book of Mormon" are bringing the sometimes-controversial religion back into the spotlight. Here's a look at some well-known figures whose faith, or that of their parents, may surprise you.
First Lady Michelle Obama and local area school children attempted to break the Guinness World Record title for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period, at the White House in Washington on October 11, 2011.
Combine ghosts, ghouls, outlandish costumes and candy-induced stomachaches, and you have one of the best holidays ever conceived. If you're on the fence about Halloween's greatness, just take a look at these photos for that push over to the haunted side.
Which films have landed at the top of the world's Netflix queues? Forget big, high-octane action flicks, the lion's share of the top 10 are Oscar-nominated films that strike at the heart and brain, not merely at the eyes.
Leonardo Urena of Napa, took first place with his 1704 pound pumpkin at the 38th annual Pumpkin Weigh-off in Half Moon Bay, California on October 10, 2011. The gigantic gourd set a state record and won the competition.
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