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Biden: U.S. willing to defend Taiwan "militarily"

During his first official trip to Asia, President Biden said the U.S. would respond "militarily" if China were to invade the self-ruled island of Taiwan. The comment is drawing criticism due to the United States' long-standing policy of maintaining ambiguity when it comes to making a security commitment to Taiwan. Dan Blumenthal, senior fellow and director of Asian studies at the American Enterprise Institute, joined CBS News' Lana Zak to discuss.


Biden says monkeypox “cause for concern”

President Biden says recent monkeypox cases in the U.S. are concerning, adding that work’s being done to determine which vaccines could help ward off the disease. So far--- two U.S. cases have been confirmed and 50 more are suspected. Power is mostly back in Gaylord, Mich. after a tornado killed two and injured more than 40 there. And Justin Thomas took home his second PGA championship after coming from behind with a seven stroke rally.

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