November 7: Leaders in Houston attempt to untangle what went wrong at the deadly Astroworld concert. And a familiar face prepares for his Broadway debut as one of American literature’s most beloved characters.

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FILE – Greg Kinnear appears at the season six premiere of the Netflix political drama series “House of Cards,” on Oct. 22, 2018, in Los Angeles. The two-time Emmy Award-winner and Oscar nominee is slated to take over the role of Atticus Finch from Jeff Daniels beginning Jan. 5, 2022. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Good morning! It’s Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Houston leaders seek clues for concert mishap that killed 8

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2. Packers’ Aaron Rodgers lashes out at criticism over his COVID-19 diagnosis

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws the ball into the crowd as time expires during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. The Packers won 24-21. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

3. Roads, transit, internet: What’s in the infrastructure bill

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., center, joined from left by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., walks to update reporters after day of delays in the vote to advance President Joe Biden’s $1.85 trillion-and-growing domestic policy package, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

4. Iraqi prime minister survives drone assassination bid

FILE – Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi poses in his office during an interview with The Associated Press in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, July 23, 2021. The Iraqi government says Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has survived an assassination attempt with an armed drone and is unharmed. In a statement released Sunday, Nov. 7, the government said the drone tried to hit al-Kadhimi’s home in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone area. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)

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KINNEAR PREPARES (AGAIN) FOR BROADWAY DEBUT

AFTER HIS FIRST SHOT AT PLAYING ATTICUS FINCH WAS SHUT DOWN BY THE PANDEMIC, THE “AS GOOD AS IT GETS” ACTOR IS GETTING A SECOND CHANCE TO MAKE A GOOD FIRST IMPRESSION.

FILE – Greg Kinnear appears at the season six premiere of the Netflix political drama series “House of Cards,” on Oct. 22, 2018, in Los Angeles. The two-time Emmy Award-winner and Oscar nominee is slated to take over the role of Atticus Finch from Jeff Daniels beginning Jan. 5, 2022. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 The Need for Speed I: The New York and Los Angeles marathons hit the pavement today.

🔴 “Dexter’s” 2013 farewell irked fans. Can “Dexter: New Blood,” debuting on Showtime, atone?

🔴 Tougher than leather: Major League Baseball’s Gold Glove winners are announced.

🔴 The Need for Speed II: NASCAR’s Season Finale 500 revs up at Phoenix Speedway.

🔴 The Aaron Rodgers-less Packers visit the Chiefs and the Rams host the Titans in NFL football.

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