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'Moulin Rouge!' 'The Inheritance,' 'A Soldier's Play' big winners in emotional Tony Awards

"Moulin Rouge! The Musical," a stage adaptation of the poplar movie, dominated an unorthodox and highly emotional 74th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, winning 10 prizes, including the statue for best musical. Matthew Lopez's "The Inheritance," a sprawling epic about the AIDS crisis, won four statues and was honored as best play, while Charles Fuller's "A Soldier's Play," a murder mystery that unspools during segregation, was named the best revival of a play.

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'Moulin Rouge!' 'The Inheritance,' 'A Soldier's Play' big winners in emotional Tony Awards

Stepfather arrested in toddler's disappearance, police fear the 'unimaginable'

Baton Rouge officers arrested the stepfather of a missing 2-year-old girl in the child’s disappearance and authorities say they fear the toddler is dead. Nevaeh Allen was reported missing Friday after her older siblings arrived home after school and noticed the door to their apartment open, and the toddler gone, Louisiana State Police said at the time.

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Stepfather arrested in toddler's disappearance, police fear the 'unimaginable'

Washington state bus driver stabbed to death in front of elementary school students

A bus driver in Washington state was fatally stabbed in front of a group of elementary school students riding the bus on Friday, according to police. The unidentified driver had students from Longfellow Elementary in Pasco, Washington, aboard his bus when an older man boarded and began stabbing the driver, NBC News affiliate NBC Right Now reported.

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Washington state bus driver stabbed to death in front of elementary school students

COVID-19 booster shots rolling out across the country

Duration: 01:59 After weeks of debate over who should be eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot, Americans are lining up across the country this weekend to get a third dose of the Pfizer. vaccine. Still, a more pressing issue remains, convincing the unvaccinated. NBC News’ Jacob Ward reports for Sunday TODAY.

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COVID-19 booster shots rolling out across the country

Taliban hang bodies of alleged kidnappers in heart of Afghan city

Their bodies were hung in the heart of the Afghan city of Herat in a grim sign that the Taliban is reinstating its hardline rule despite trying to project a more moderate image. Mulwi Shir Ahmad Ammar, the city's deputy governor, told NBC News that the four men had kidnapped a local trader and his son on Saturday morning and had intended to take them out of the city, which sits around 500 miles west of the country's capital Kabul.

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Taliban hang bodies of alleged kidnappers in heart of Afghan city

First Tonys after Broadway's reopening — and reckoning — brings hope to Latino actors

In the middle of the coronavirus pandemic last year, Broadway actor Bianca Marroquín would find herself awake in the middle of the night, trying to make sense of the shuttered theaters that had turned her world upside down. “I would wake up at 2 a.m. with a heavy heart and anxiety.

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First Tonys after Broadway's reopening — and reckoning — brings hope to Latino actors

Three dead in Montana Amtrak derailment

An Amtrak train carrying more than 100 people derailed in Montana on Saturday, killing three people and injuring others, officials said. The number of injured was not immediately known, said the Liberty County Sheriff's Office in Chester, Montana, but Chester Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Dave Ghekiere said he believed at least 15 people were hospitalized.

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Three dead in Montana Amtrak derailment

12 queer Latinos to celebrate during Hispanic Heritage Month

From gay Afro Latino lawmaker Ritchie Torres to transgender “Pose” star Mj Rodriguez, queer Latinos are making both history and waves in a number of fields. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, here are just 12 trailblazers you should know from both the LGBTQ and Latino communities .

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12 queer Latinos to celebrate during Hispanic Heritage Month

University Sorority Suspended Following ‘Racist’ PowerPoint Presentation

A sorority in North Carolina has been suspended after one member conducted a PowerPoint presentation in which she rated pictures of Black football players. The presentation took place at Methodist University last week, when a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority led her audience through a series of images showing members of the university’s football team from the previous year.

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University Sorority Suspended Following ‘Racist’ PowerPoint Presentation

Fossil fuel firms find friends in Bitcoin mining

Four years ago, the Scrubgrass power plant in Venango County, Pennsylvania, was on the brink of financial ruin as energy customers preferred to buy cheap natural gas or renewables. Then Scrubgrass pivoted to Bitcoin. Today, through a holding company based in Kennerdell, Pennsylvania, called Stronghold Digital Mining that bought the plant, Scrubgrass burns enough coal waste to power about 1,800 cryptocurrency mining computers.

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Fossil fuel firms find friends in Bitcoin mining

A psychedelic awakening led a former Navy SEAL on a mission to save monarch butterflies

When Mark Matzeldelaflor left the military more than a decade ago, he spent years searching for something that filled him with the same sense of purpose as being a Navy SEAL. After serving a couple tours in Iraq, including as an elite sniper, he returned home and took up odd jobs — "just wandering and doing random stuff to make some money to pay the rent," he said.

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A psychedelic awakening led a former Navy SEAL on a mission to save monarch butterflies

Gospel singer Kelly Price ‘safe’ after being reported missing in Atlanta

Singer’s sister claims they are still struggling to contact her Gospel singer Kelly Price is “safe” after she was reported missing in Atlanta, her lawyer has said. NBC News reports that the Grammy-nominated artist’s attorney Monica Ewing believes Price was never actually missing, but had instead gone to a “quiet place” to recover after being discharged from hospital.

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Gospel singer Kelly Price ‘safe’ after being reported missing in Atlanta

Merkel's legacy looms large over Germany. Who will step up in her place?

MUNICH — She leaves a void in her wake. After 16 years beset by crises and critics, Angela Merkel, arguably the world’s most powerful woman, is stepping down from the world stage. On Sunday, Germany will elect a new government that won’t be helmed by "mutti," or mommy, as many of her compatriots dub her, although she has no children herself.

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Merkel's legacy looms large over Germany. Who will step up in her place?

'Conjuring' home being sold for $1.2 million as one of 'most well-known haunted houses'

The colonial Rhode Island home that was the subject of 2013 hit horror film "The Conjuring" is on the market for the second time in two years — and its asking price is now three times higher. The home in the village of Harrisville, Rhode Island, was built in 1736, according to NBC News affiliate WJAR, and was purchased in 2019 by paranormal enthusiast Cory Heinzen for under $440,000.

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'Conjuring' home being sold for $1.2 million as one of 'most well-known haunted houses'

Man seen in viral video on top of Kroger roof talks about witnessing mass shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The man in a viral image on top of a Kroger grocery store as a mass shooting unfolded on the ground beneath him returned to the scene a day later. Andre Barlow, who was working on the roof at the time of the shooting, spoke with an NBC News crew in the parking lot Friday.

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Man seen in viral video on top of Kroger roof talks about witnessing mass shooting

What You Need to Know After CDC Approves COVID Vaccine Boosters

Duration: 06:26 In a dramatic overruling, the CDC’s top official approved the recommendation of booster shots for Americans who have already received 2 doses of the Pfizer vaccine. NBC News medical contributor Dr. Kavita Patel says her practice is ready to administer a 3rd shot to those who want it – between 6 to 9 months after receiving their 2nd dose.

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What You Need to Know After CDC Approves COVID Vaccine Boosters

Anti-vax ‘vigilantes’ urge Covid patients to avoid hospitals and try home cures

‘Vigilante medicine’, where traditional medicine is shunned in favour of bizarre online advice, is spreading Two hosts of ‘The View’ test positive for Covid-19 ahead of interview with Kamala Harris Anti-vax groups are telling Covid patients to avoid hospitals and extract sick family members from intensive care units, as part of an intensifying disinformation campaign being spread via Facebook and encrypted messaging apps.

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Anti-vax ‘vigilantes’ urge Covid patients to avoid hospitals and try home cures

Michael K. Williams died of accidental overdose that included fentanyl, cocaine

Actor Michael K. Williams died of an accidental overdose that included the synthetic opioids fentanyl and p-fluorofentanyl, the New York City medical examiner's office said Friday. Williams, whose work on HBO's "The Wire" and "Boardwalk Empire" was widely praised, died Sept. 6 at age 54.

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Michael K. Williams died of accidental overdose that included fentanyl, cocaine

Chart: The global Covid-19 vaccination gap

The gulf between rich and low-income countries when it comes to the Covid-19 vaccination rate is wide and continues to be wide, data shows. An NBC News analysis of vaccination, population and the World Bank’s country income standards shows that the richer the country, the higher its vaccination rate, with the wealthiest countries having a vaccination rate 60 times that of poorer nations.

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Chart: The global Covid-19 vaccination gap

Scientists say pill to treat Covid could be ‘months away’

A number Covid antivirals are currently being trialled Scientists have said that a pill which would be able to treat Coronavirus could be just “months away.” Antiviral drugs are being trialled on a number of participants, as part of an international effort to find a treatment which could halt Covid early in its course.

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Scientists say pill to treat Covid could be ‘months away’