At least 22 people were killed during a brutal wave of storms and tornadoes that battered Virginia, North Carolina and other Southern states over the weekend, leaving swaths of devastation and knocking out power for hundreds of thousands of people, officials said Sunday.
April 19, 2011The sun rises over damaged cars and a destroyed mobile home community in Dunn, N.C., after a tornado ripped through the area.Chuck Burton/AP
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NASA tried one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, but declared it dead on Feb. 13, 2019, 15 years after arriving at the Red Planet. The solar-powered rover has been silent for eight months, victim of one of the most intense dust storms in decades.