As we near the end of October we continue to dig into our favorite reads for National Book Month, support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and get excited to trick or treat on Halloween. This week was a shaky one, as the Bay Area experienced some earthquakes, Occupy Wall Street went through growing pains, and a handful of celebrities and world leaders made some big announcements. While we were happy to see actor Zachary Quinto come out about his homosexuality and Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni welcome a baby girl, we were sad to hear that Giuliana Rancic has breast cancer. See more highs and lows from the past seven days now.
Michelle Obama claps as her husband Barack Obama kisses soul singer Aretha Franklin after she performs during the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington DC. The First Lady also shared who her daughters' role models are with us this week.
One of the original oompa loompas from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Rusty Goffe poses with people dressed as oompa loompas at an event celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie in New York City.
The Radio City Rockettes practice with the living nativity animals — including camels, sheep, and a donkey — as they get ready for The Christmas Spectacular production kickoff Nov. 11.