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A rendering of the Schiaparelli space module and the planet Mars is displayed on a movie screen. (AP)The vehicle hit the right spot but at the wrong speed, likely ending up in a fiery ball of rocket fuel, scientists say.

2016-10-21 12:19:13 -0600

Congressman defends Trump's "nasty woman" remark. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call; Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Texas Rep. Brian Babin cites Southern gentility before adding, "I think sometimes a lady needs to be told when she's being nasty."

2016-10-21 10:45:31 -0600

A campaign sign partially submerged in floodwaters in Lumberton, N.C. (Sean Rayford/Getty Images)Roads are impassable, bridges are washed out, and untold numbers are out of homes in North Carolina, where voting has begun.

2016-10-21 08:14:40 -0600