1. Special Counsel Named To Investigate President's Son NPR 23:31

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that prosecutor David Weiss will be appointed special counsel in the ongoing probe of Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden. Weiss, a Trump appointee, was already overseeing the investigation in his capacity as a federal prosecutor.

And Joe Biden has named a new national monument, protecting an area totaling close to a million acres near the Grand Canyon.

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