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Virgin Galactic: Space plane crashes over Mojave Desert

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo has crashed in the Mojave Desert, the company announced on Friday.


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    On this day: October 31

    The first All Hallows' Evening is celebrated, Nevada becomes a state, Harry Houdini dies, Mount Rushmore is completed, and the Vatican apologizes to Galileo, all on this day.


Halloween: By the numbers

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Shoppers will spend an estimated $7.4 billion on Halloween this year. Check out some other surprising numbers behind this ghoulish holiday.