‘Hot Mic’ podcast: FBI Director confirmed, Cory Booker’s weed bill, 13 Reasons Why study

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Here are the important stories to know for Wednesday, August 2:

1. The Senate confirmed Christopher Wray as the next director of the FBI.

2. New Jersey Senator Cory Booker introduced a bill that would take marijuana off the controlled substance list.

3. A new study revealed that internet searches using the word “suicide” went up after the show 13 Reasons Why released on Netflix.

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