Roundup: U.S. Hits 500,000 COVID-19 Deaths; The Miz Wins WWE Championship; Novak Djokovic Wins Australian Open

Novak Djokovic, 2021 Australian Open: Day 14
Novak Djokovic, 2021 Australian Open: Day 14 / TPN/Getty Images

U.S. reaches 500,000 COVID-19 deaths ... How a winter storm pushed Texas into crisis ... U.K. plans cautious reopening ... Stock futures are flat heading into the week ... Some Boeing 777 airplanes likely to be removed from service ... Signs of an economic boom are on the horizon ... Joe Biden will likely head to Texas this week ... Three killed in Louisiana gun store shooting ... Zack Snyder's "Army of the Dead" set for May release ... "The Croods 2" won the box office again ... Novak Djokovic cruised to his ninth Australian Open title ... Michigan topped Ohio State in a huge college basketball showdown ... Clayton Kershaw doesn't plan to retire any time soon ... J.J. Reddick was ejected in a bizarre sequence on Sunday ... Celtics fans want Brad Stevens fired ... The Miz won the WWE championship ...

The Michigan-Ohio State game from Sunday was an instant classic [Sports Illustrated]

How Texas' drive for energy independence set it up disaster [New York Times]

Episodes of The Muppet Show have gotten a "harmful" content warning on Disney+ {TVLine]

New details emerge in Domingo German's domestic violence incident [The Athletic]

NBA trades that could prevent a Lakers repeat [Bleacher Report]

The sound and the fury of Andrew Cuomo [The New Yorker]

Pete Davidson discussed Valentine's Day on Saturday Night Live this weekend:

This was great, stay strong to our friends in Texas:

Going heavy with the 90s/early 2000s stuff today. First it's Lit with "My Own Worst Enemy"

Bonus: The Wallflowers -- "Letters From the Wasteland"