First lady spokeswoman named new White House press secretary

Stephanie Grisham, a top aide to first lady Melania Trump, was named Tuesday to replace Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary after a brief but competitive search for the president's next spokesperson. Grisham, who developed a reputation as a fierce defender of the first lady during her tenure as spokeswoman, will also become the White House communications director, according to an announcement from the first lady's office. — Fox News

Biden earned up to $200,000 for paid speeches after leaving office

Former Vice President Joe Biden has reportedly pocketed millions in income since exiting the Obama administration, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Biden, who often remarks from the 2020 presidential campaign trail that he was once the poorest member of the U.S. Senate, has reportedly taken in millions of dollars since leaving the vice presidency, largely from book deals and speaking fees. The Post reported that public documents revealed Biden's speaking fees sometimes cost as much as $200,000. — The Hill

Boy, 5, who wanted to be 'Army Man' dies from cancer; family asks for military members to attend funeral

A 5-year-old boy from Arkansas who dreamed of being an "Army Man" died last week after fighting cancer — and his family asked those he idolized to support him at his funeral. River "Oakley" Nimmo passed away on Thursday after suffering from an "extensive battle" with neuroblastoma for more than three years. Described in his obituary as "feisty, courageous, smart and full of life," his family said Oakley "often talked of being an 'Army Man,' as he called it, when he grew up," and often played with his Power Wheels and shot his toy guns when he had free time outside of the hospital visits. — Fox News

Officer's use of stun gun on man on D.C. subway platform leads to probe

A police agency in Washington, D.C., has opened an internal investigation after an officer used a stun gun multiple times on a man at a subway station. Video posted on social media showed the officer with the Metro Transit Police deploying the stun gun on Tapiwa Musonza, 28, on Saturday, as the latter was talking to two other officers who had detained some black teenagers at the platform. The incident began when police responded to reports of young people threatening Metro passengers with sticks, police said in a statement on Twitter. — NBC News

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