President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and her mother Marian Robinson, far left, hand out Halloween treats as they welcome local children and children of military families to 'trick-or-treat' on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., Oct. 31, 2013.
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Before you head out to take your kids trick or treating, or dress up for the costume party of the year, catch up on the biggest stories of the week with this quiz. 

Offensive Halloween costumes are a hot topic year after year, and 2014 is no exception.

Earlier this year, the singer declared her support of gay marriage, saying “they should suffer just like us heterosexuals.”

Both states have seen aggressive and targeted efforts to get blacks to the polls.

Sarah Palin says she’s “hopefully running for office” soon. 

Authorities interviewed David Nieland after sheriff’s deputies saw him on surveillance footage entering and leaving a hotel in May often visited by prostitutes in Broward County, Florida. A prostitute later confirmed Nieland’s identity, and told officials he had paid her for sex.                                                             

The remark, while said in jest, is reminiscent of 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s infamous 47% remark.

Investigators haven’t released a motive for the shooting, but multiple sources familiar with the suspect said he recently was going through a breakup with his former girlfriend.

The pope’s remarks were made at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, during a plenary meeting dedicated to evolving concepts of nature.

The nurse is now fighting her home-based quarantine in Maine.

The spacecraft was supposed to take 5,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station.

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