Good morning! It’s Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:
📱 [Trending] this morning
Norway’s National Museum says a small, barely visible sentence written with a pencil on Edvard Munch’s 1893 masterpiece “The Scream” was penned by the Norwegian painter himself.
📅 What we’re watching
🔴 The Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee considers the nomination of Deb Haaland to be Interior Secretary at 9:30 a.m. EST. The Senate HELP Committee considers Xavier Becerra to be Secretary of Health and Human Services at 10 a.m. EST. The Senate Judiciary Committee will conclude its consideration of Merrick Garland to be Attorney General at 10 a.m. EST.
🔴 California Gov. Gavin Newsom will sign a COVID-19 relief bill at 1 p.m. EST.
🔴 President Biden will thank Black essential workers for their role in the COVID-19 pandemic at 1:15 EST. President Biden will then hold his first bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at 4 p.m. EST.
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