October 31, 2014 12:25 PM EDT

This week, a nurse who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa defied quarantine restrictions in Maine when she went out for a bike ride.

One of the world’s top singers is expected to go platinum on her first week of record sales.

The World Series, which went to Game 7, ended in a close matchup — and with more than 23 million viewers.

And Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly came out, writing that “being gay is among the greatest gifts God has given me.”

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