Brigid Kennedy

Staff Writer

Brigid is a staff writer at The Week and a graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Her passions include improv comedy, David Fincher films, and breakfast food. She lives in New York.

8 highly-consequential SCOTUS rulings this term, explained
SCOTUS decisions.
Briefing

8 highly-consequential SCOTUS rulings this term, explained

Florida's 15-week abortion ban temporarily blocked by judge
Pro-choice protesters.
#blocked

Florida's 15-week abortion ban temporarily blocked by judge

20 men found guilty in 2015 Paris terror attacks
French courtroom
night of terror

20 men found guilty in 2015 Paris terror attacks

SCOTUS backs Oklahoma in case regarding crimes on tribal lands
Supreme Court.
handed down

SCOTUS backs Oklahoma in case regarding crimes on tribal lands

Finland, Sweden formally invited to join NATO
NATO leaders.
join us!

Finland, Sweden formally invited to join NATO

What it means if Americans lose trust in the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court.
Opinion

What it means if Americans lose trust in the Supreme Court

What world leaders discussed at the latest G7 summit
G7 leaders.
Briefing

What world leaders discussed at the latest G7 summit

SCOTUS reinstates previously-blocked Louisiana congressional map
Supreme Court.
handed down

SCOTUS reinstates previously-blocked Louisiana congressional map

Turkey will support Finland and Sweden's NATO applications
NATO officials in Madrid.
the holdout relents

Turkey will support Finland and Sweden's NATO applications

Trump reportedly tried to grab steering wheel when told he couldn't go to Capitol
Cassidy Hutchinson.
jan. 6

Trump reportedly tried to grab steering wheel when told he couldn't go to Capitol

Trump social media merger hit with grand jury subpoenas
Donald Trump.
spac again

Trump social media merger hit with grand jury subpoenas

Louisiana judge temporarily blocks abortion 'trigger law'
Pro-choice protesters.
injunction

Louisiana judge temporarily blocks abortion 'trigger law'

GOP sees more party switchers than Dems
Podium at Republican National Convention.
joining the ranks

GOP sees more party switchers than Dems

What's going on with Kaliningrad?
Kaliningrad.
Briefing

What's going on with Kaliningrad?

House sends gun reform bill to Biden
Nancy Pelosi.
just passing through

House sends gun reform bill to Biden

Roe v. Wade has been overturned. What now?
Protesters.
Briefing

Roe v. Wade has been overturned. What now?

GOP lawmakers sought pardons post-Jan. 6, per testimony
A text from Rep. Mo Brooks shared during Jan. 6 hearing.
add 'em to the list

GOP lawmakers sought pardons post-Jan. 6, per testimony

Feds search Jeffrey Clark's home
Jeffrey Clark.
knock knock

Feds search Jeffrey Clark's home

SCOTUS strikes down NY concealed carry law
Supreme Court.
the great gun debate

SCOTUS strikes down NY concealed carry law

Will a gas tax holiday help or hurt?
Joe Biden
Opinion

Will a gas tax holiday help or hurt?

Jan. 6 hearings stretched into July
Jan. 6 committee.
the capitol riot summer

Jan. 6 hearings stretched into July

Juul e-cigarettes might soon be off the market
Store selling juul pods.
in the puff puff past

Juul e-cigarettes might soon be off the market

A 2nd rail strike is headed for the U.K. on Thursday
U.K. railway sign.
off the rails

A 2nd rail strike is headed for the U.K. on Thursday

Texas official: Police response to Uvalde shooting was an 'abject failure'
Steven McCraw.
more from uvalde

Texas official: Police response to Uvalde shooting was an 'abject failure'

Bowers refutes Trump's statement during testimony
Rusty Bowers.
'that certainly isn't it'

Bowers refutes Trump's statement during testimony

Garland takes surprise trip to Ukraine
Merrick Garland and Iryna Venediktova.
let's meet

Garland takes surprise trip to Ukraine

America's newest holiday
A father and daughter.
Briefing

America's newest holiday

Should Biden be doing more interviews with the press?
President Biden.
Opinion

Should Biden be doing more interviews with the press?

S&P 500 posts biggest decline since March 2020
Stock trader.
this doesn't look good

S&P 500 posts biggest decline since March 2020

Death toll hits 3 in Alabama church shooting
Church members gathering for prayer circle.
not again

Death toll hits 3 in Alabama church shooting

Ukraine's EU application just got a 'major boost'
Ursula von der Leyen.
moving forward

Ukraine's EU application just got a 'major boost'

FDA clears COVID vaccines for youngest kids
COVID-19 vaccine vile.
finally!

FDA clears COVID vaccines for youngest kids

The debate over the Fed's massive rate hike
Jerome Powell.
Opinion

The debate over the Fed's massive rate hike

John Eastman asked Giuliani for a pardon post-Jan. 6
Video of Eastman during hearing.
pardon me?

John Eastman asked Giuliani for a pardon post-Jan. 6

Ex-judge J. Michael Luttig testifies before Jan. 6 panel
J. Michael Luttig.
day 3

Ex-judge J. Michael Luttig testifies before Jan. 6 panel

Revlon files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Revlon ad.
i declare bankruptcy

Revlon files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy