Model spacecraft orbiting carved pumpkin planet (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

NASA scientists carve out-of-this-world pumpkins [video]

NASA scientists used electronics to create high-tech carved pumpkins and compete for a trophy in an annual pumpkin-carving contest for Halloween.
Students dressed in costumes for Halloween (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Everyday conversations: What’s your Halloween costume? [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, students talk about their Halloween costumes.
Woman dressed in witch costume sticking her tongue out (© AP Images)

Boo! Halloween celebrations in pictures

Halloween, celebrated on October 31, has its roots in Celtic culture, but did you know it's celebrated around the world? Check out these photos to see more!