6 modest proposals to prevent gun violence
The White House.
Briefing

6 modest proposals to prevent gun violence

A short list of options on the table across the country
Neither side of the gun debate will budge. Now what?
Flags.
Picture of W. James Antle IIIW. James Antle III

Neither side of the gun debate will budge. Now what?

The Ginni Thomas problem
Ginni Thomas.
Picture of Catherine GarciaCatherine Garcia

The Ginni Thomas problem

A Supreme Court justice's wife wanted to keep Trump illegitimately in office. How much did her husband know?
Are you going to get relief from your student loans?
President Biden.
Briefing

Are you going to get relief from your student loans?

Everything you need to know about the Biden administration’s loan forgiveness plans

Speed Reads

Read more
Family: Husband of teacher killed in Texas school shooting has died of a heart attack
6:56 PM

Family: Husband of teacher killed in Texas school shooting has died of a heart attack

Strong earthquake hits southern Peru
4:40 PM

Strong earthquake hits southern Peru

Fire kills 11 newborn babies in Senegal hospital
4:21 PM

Fire kills 11 newborn babies in Senegal hospital

Nation's strictest abortion ban goes into effect in Oklahoma
3:02 PM

Nation's strictest abortion ban goes into effect in Oklahoma

Senate Republicans block domestic terrorism bill
2:04 PM

Senate Republicans block domestic terrorism bill

Ray Liotta, Goodfellas and Field of Dreams star, dies at 67
12:41 PM

Ray Liotta, Goodfellas and Field of Dreams star, dies at 67

10 things you need to know today

26 May 2022
View All
Governor: Texas gunman posted on Facebook he would attack school
1.

Governor: Texas gunman posted on Facebook he would attack school

Community holds vigil for victims of Texas school shooting
2.

Community holds vigil for victims of Texas school shooting

Witnesses told Jan. 6 panel Trump reacted approvingly to 'Hang Mike Pence!' chants
3.

Witnesses told Jan. 6 panel Trump reacted approvingly to 'Hang Mike Pence!' chants

Russian lawmakers remove maximum age for military service
4.

Russian lawmakers remove maximum age for military service

Politics

Read All
'Why are we willing to live with this carnage?'
Uvalde, Texas.
Briefing

'Why are we willing to live with this carnage?'

Did Georgia Republicans just reject Trump's 'Big Lie'?
Donald Trump.
Picture of Peter WeberPeter Weber

Did Georgia Republicans just reject Trump's 'Big Lie'?

Trump loses his grip on a Trumpified GOP
Donald Trump.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Trump loses his grip on a Trumpified GOP

Biden's promise to defend Taiwan
President Biden.
Picture of Harold MaassHarold Maass

Biden's promise to defend Taiwan

Subscribe

The Week Magazine

Escape your echo chamber with The Week and get the facts behind the news, plus analysis from multiple perspectives.

The daily gossip

26 May 2022
View All
Ellen DeGeneres tearfully says goodbye as her talk show ends
1.

Ellen DeGeneres tearfully says goodbye as her talk show ends

Winnie the Pooh goes on a rampage in new horror movie
2.

Winnie the Pooh goes on a rampage in new horror movie

Jude Law joins the 'Star Wars' universe for new Disney+ show
3.

Jude Law joins the 'Star Wars' universe for new Disney+ show

'Abbott Elementary' creator slams people asking for 'a school shooting episode'
4.

'Abbott Elementary' creator slams people asking for 'a school shooting episode'

Culture

Read All
'The perfect summer blockbuster'
Tom Cruise.
Picture of Brendan MorrowBrendan Morrow

'The perfect summer blockbuster'

All the Star Wars lore you need before watching Obi-Wan Kenobi
Obi-Wan.
Briefing

All the Star Wars lore you need before watching Obi-Wan Kenobi

How widespread is the abuse scandal in the SBC?
The Southern Baptist Convention.
Briefing

How widespread is the abuse scandal in the SBC?

Has the novel simply gotten boring?
A book.
Samuel Goldman

Has the novel simply gotten boring?

Cartoons

View All

Business Briefing

26 May 2022
View All
Fed minutes point to more rate hikes to tame inflation  
1.

Fed minutes point to more rate hikes to tame inflation  

Wendy's shares surge on news of possible sale, merger
2.

Wendy's shares surge on news of possible sale, merger

CBO warns inflation will remain high through 2022
3.

CBO warns inflation will remain high through 2022

Big-city populations shrink further in pandemic migration
4.

Big-city populations shrink further in pandemic migration

Business & Tech

View All
Why are airline ticket prices so high right now?
An airplane.
Briefing

Why are airline ticket prices so high right now?

Crypto: A sell-off hits digital currencies
A man on his phone.
Feature

Crypto: A sell-off hits digital currencies

Don't panic! What experts say to do in a volatile market
Wall Street.
Briefing

Don't panic! What experts say to do in a volatile market

Everything you need to know about Sagittarius A*
Telescopes.
Briefing

Everything you need to know about Sagittarius A*

Most Popular

Trump loses his grip on a Trumpified GOP
Donald Trump.
1.Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Trump loses his grip on a Trumpified GOP

'Why are we willing to live with this carnage?'
Uvalde, Texas.
2.Briefing

'Why are we willing to live with this carnage?'

21 dead in shooting at Texas elementary school
A Texas State Police officer at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
3.tragedy strikes

21 dead in shooting at Texas elementary school

Why are airline ticket prices so high right now?
An airplane.
4.Briefing

Why are airline ticket prices so high right now?

John Oliver has some complaints about Subway, the sandwich chain
5.Johnsplaining

John Oliver has some complaints about Subway, the sandwich chain

Firearms are now the leading cause of death for U.S. children
6.Body counts

Firearms are now the leading cause of death for U.S. children

O'Rourke confronts Abbott during shooting presser
7.breaking news

O'Rourke confronts Abbott during shooting presser

Kate Moss testifies in Depp trial, denies he pushed her down stairs
8.depp v. heard

Kate Moss testifies in Depp trial, denies he pushed her down stairs