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Each year the Emmy Awards are conversation starters for television lovers, and the 2021 show was no different. During the awards show's three-hour-plus runtime, there were plenty of memorable speeches, tributes to those we lost -- be they colleagues in the entertainment industry or family members -- and more to keep viewers glued to their screens. In addition to kicking things off with a musical number and honoring the legendary Debbie Allen with the Governors Award, there were plenty of trophies handed out as well.
Three homes have been damaged after a military training aircraft crashed in Lake Worth, Texas, according to the Fort Worth Fire Department. The Navy T-45C Goshawk jet trainer aircraft crashed in the backyard of one of the homes, and the debris damaged the nearby structures, Lake Worth Fire Chief Ryan Arthur told reporters at a press conference Sunday afternoon. A military flight student and an instructor pilot were apparently conducting a drill training exercise at the time of the crash, Arthur said.
Nominee Michael Douglas and his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, stunned on the red carpet, as did Matthew Rhys, recognized for his role in "Perry Mason," and his wife, Keri Russell. "The Handmaid's Tale" actress Samira Wiley, nominated for best supporting actress in a drama series, appeared to coordinate her look with her wife, Lauren Morelli, and Wiley's former "Orange Is the New Black" co-star, Uzo Aduba (this year nominated for best lead actress in a drama for "In Treatment") made her red carpet debut with her new husband, filmmaker Robert Sweeting.
Elizabeth Olsen wore a dress designed by her older sisters, Mary-Kate and Ashley, to the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday. The actress, who was nominated for outstanding lead actress in a limited or anthology series or movie for "WandaVision," donned a custom white gown from their luxury brand, The Row. Olsen's hairstylist, Adir Abergel, also shared a close-up of the actor's Emmys look.
The brightest stars in Hollywood gathered Sunday for the 2021 Emmy Awards and were dressed to impress. In lieu of giving us the typical black tuxedos, stars like "Saturday Night Live" favorite Kenan Thompson and this year's Emmys host, Cedric the Entertainer, opted to spice things up with a major splash of color on the red carpet. Scroll down to see other colorful tuxedos at the 2021 Emmys!
A body "consistent with the description of" Gabby Petito, the 22-year-old woman who went missing while on a cross-country road trip with her boyfriend, was discovered in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming. The FBI Denver, the National Park Service and law enforcement made the announcement during a news conference Sunday evening in Grand Teton National Park. Charles Jones, the FBI’s supervisory senior resident agent, said that a full forensic identification hasn’t yet been completed, but investigators did notify Petito’s parents.
At least six people have been killed and 37 wounded, including a 3-year-old boy, in shootings that erupted across Chicago over the weekend, according to police. As of noon Sunday, Chicago police had responded to at least 35 separate shooting incidents across the city since 6:30 p.m. Friday, according to police incident reports reviewed by ABC News. Like other major cities across the country grappling with a rising number of shootings this year, Chicago has deployed a series of strategies to tackle the problem, including a crackdown on illegal guns pouring into the city by targeting firearm straw buyers.
Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen said Sunday that U.S. Central Command Gen. Kenneth McKenzie's acknowledgement that the Aug. 29 drone strike near the Kabul airport was "a mistake" was the correct response. "I thought what Gen. McKenzie did was right," Mullen told ABC "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz.
Wildfires swirling around California's giant sequoia trees are prompting more evacuations as they spread toward communities surrounding the forests. Residents in Ponderosa and Quaking Aspen in Tulare County have been ordered to evacuate immediately now that the Windy Fire had fanned to more than 18,000 acres surrounding the Sequoia National Forest and was 0% contained on Sunday morning. Other communities in Tulare County, such as Johnsondale and Camp Whitsett, had been ordered to evacuate several days earlier due to the Windy Fire, while the KNP Complex Fire, which is also threatening the historic sequoia forests, prompted evacuations in the Three Rivers community.
With music festivals and packed football stadiums back in full swing in the United States, in Munich, home to the world-famous Oktoberfest, the streets are normally overflowing with cheer and beer right now, but the 1.5 million residents of the Bavarian capital will have to forgo their grand tradition for a second year in a row due to COVID-19. The restaurant's owner, Eveyln Müller, told ABC News that although her restaurant provides a laid-back atmosphere, she says the cancellation of one of the world's most famous festivals, now two years in a row, brings a feeling of emptiness to the locals. Many businesses struggled last year under COVID restrictions and Munich was no exception.
A search for Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of 22-year-old Gabby Petito, resumed on Sunday in a 24,565-acre preserve in Florida as authorities more than 2,300 miles away combed Grand Teton National Park for clues on the whereabouts of the woman who went missing during the couple's cross-country road trip. "A team of more than 50 looking for anything of note after his (Laundrie's) parents say this is where he went," North Port police said in a post on Twitter Sunday morning.
After the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisory panel rejected a plan on Friday to offer Pfizer booster shots for all Americans, White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci defended the White House's earlier plan to begin rolling out the shots this month. "The plan was that we have to be ready to do this as soon as the decision is made and when you have a plan, you put a date on it, and you say we want to be able to get ready to roll out on the week of September the 20th," Fauci said Sunday. "So giving that date I don't think was confusing, we needed a date to be able to say, let's get ready to roll this out, pending the decision of the deliberation by the FDA and ultimately the (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)."
Efforts to combat misinformation intensified on Twitter during the days leading up to Tuesday’s recall election to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who appears to have retained his gubernatorial seat, according to an ABC News projection of the election results. Since the 2020 presidential election, there's been more awareness of the damaging effects of the spread of misinformation on social media with fears that increasing numbers of people are engaging with false content. The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, which provides record management and election services, said it took to Twitter to counter misleading information and provide context to viral posts leading up to the recall election.
The catastrophic wildfires that ravaged Australia during the continent's 2019-20 summer were some of the worst in the country's history. Now scientists have found these blazes may have released far more of the global warming gas carbon dioxide than previously thought, and discovered the first conclusive link between wildfire smoke and major plankton blooms in the ocean. Australia's so-called Black Summer witnessed the burning of roughly 74,000 square kilometers of eucalyptus forests, an area nearly as large as the country of Syria.
After spending more than a year behind bars, the man who inspired the acclaimed 2004 film "Hotel Rwanda" is due to learn his fate. A Rwandan judge is set to deliver a verdict on Monday in the closely watched trial of former hotelier Paul Rusesabagina and 20 co-defendants, who are accused of terrorism-related offenses. Rusesabagina, who was tried on 13 charges including murder and financing terrorism, could face 25 years to life in prison if convicted.
After three days in space, the first all-civilian flight into Earth's orbit splashed down successfully Saturday night. SpaceX's splashed down in its preferred location in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Cape Canaveral. SpaceX's Inspiration4 mission made history as the farthest any civilian has traveled from Earth -- 367 miles above it -- even farther than the International Space Station.
New data released Saturday at the 2021 European Society of Medical Oncology conference is garnering excitement for those seeking to battle some of the most challenging forms of breast cancer. Researchers found using the antibody conjugate drug ENHERTU to treat currently incurable HER-2-positive breast cancer was significantly more successful at reducing tumor size and keeping the patient alive longer without progression of disease than the current standard of care TDM1. ENHERTU was shown to be twice as effective as TDM1, the standard of care medication, in causing complete control of the disease in this trial.
One dog, Apollo, survived after being engulfed in flames. Another dog was saved after falling almost 50 feet. About 350 dogs relentlessly searched "the pile" for months, often becoming depressed when their search yielded no results, according to veterinarians, humane society members, and others who were at the scene who spoke with ABC News.
Diana Copeland, who testified in the criminal trial for Kelly, says that while she didn’t witness any of the alleged abuse he’s accused of, that “does not negate anybody else’s experience.”
Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez came from humble beginnings in Guadalajara, Mexico. Today, he continues to fight for glory in the ring while also championing causes for Latinos around the world.