Lauren Egan2h ago / 4:06 PM UTCThe House is expected to pass a nearly $500 billion interim coronavirus bill Thursday that includes more money for the small business loan program, as well as funds for hospitals and testing. President Donald Trump is expected to sign it by the end of the week.The bill includes more than $320 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program, which quickly ran out of money after it was created by the CARES Act passed late last month. It also provides $60 billion in loans and grants for the Small Business Administration’s disaster relief fund, $75 billion for hospitals and $25 billion for coronavirus testing.The interim bill does not include additional funding for state and local governments that Democrats wanted and say will be a priority for the next round of legislation, as well as money for election reform, hazard pay for frontline workers and additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service. But Republicans are already raising issues with those priorities.Read the full story here.Photos: Pony at your windowBryony Blant and her daughter Alice, who celebrated her second birthday Thursday, admire Welsh mountain pony “Annie’s Wizz” outside their home in Twickenham, London.Justin Tallis / AFP – Getty ImagesPark


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