☀ February 22: US nears 500,000 COVID-19 deaths, Boeing 777 inspections and PPP loan changes

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Good morning! It’s Monday, February 22, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣🧫 Biden to mark nation crossing 500,000 COVID-19 deaths

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 19: (L-R) Douglas Emhoff, U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Dr. Jill Biden and U.S. President-elect Joe Biden attend a memorial service to honor the nearly 400,000 American victims of the coronavirus pandemic at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. . (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

2️⃣✈ US orders extra inspection of some Boeing 777s after United incident

People look over debris that fell off a plane that shed parts over a neighborhood in Broomfield, Colo., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. The plane was making an emergency landing at nearby Denver International Airport. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

3️⃣💵 Biden to revise small business loans to reach smaller, minority firms, says official

4️⃣🔌 Texans stuck with $5,000 electric bills after winter storm need help, officials say

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WATCH: 139-year-old Victorian home rolls to new San Francisco address

After 139 years at 807 Franklin St. in San Francisco, a two-story Victorian house, also known as the Englander, has a new address.

A worker signals to a truck driver pulling a Victorian home through San Francisco on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. The house, built in 1882, was moved to a new location about six blocks away to make room for a condominium development. According to the consultant overseeing the project, the move cost approximately $200,000 and involved removing street lights, parking meters, and utility lines. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 Senate Judiciary Committee begins considering Merrick Garland to be Attorney General at 9:30 a.m. EST.

🔴 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine at 10 a.m. EST.

🔴 President Joe Biden is expected to make an announcement related to small businesses at 12:05 p.m. EST. The President will also deliver remarks at 6:00 p.m. EST on the lives lost to COVID-19.

🔴 The House Budget Committee is set to meet to weigh amendments to the COVID-19 relief bill at 1 p.m. EST.

🔴 NASA will have a media briefing on Perseverance, the Mars rover, including new imagery and video from the planet at 2 p.m. EST.

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