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.

Inside Biden's swanky state dinner with Emmanuel Macron
Biden and Macron clinking glasses.
pomp and circumstance

Inside Biden's swanky state dinner with Emmanuel Macron

The U.S. added 263,000 jobs last month, beating expectations
People walking past Dunkin Donuts.
9 to 5

The U.S. added 263,000 jobs last month, beating expectations

What is a 'lady-in-waiting,' anyway?
Camilla, King Charles, and Lady Susan Hussey.
the more you know

What is a 'lady-in-waiting,' anyway?

Paul Whelan reportedly moved to prison hospital
Paul Whelan.
that's concerning

Paul Whelan reportedly moved to prison hospital

IRS hands Trump's federal tax returns over to House committee
Donald Trump.
access granted

IRS hands Trump's federal tax returns over to House committee

House passes bill to avoid devastating rail strike
Passenger looks at Amtrak schedule in terminal.
almost there ...

House passes bill to avoid devastating rail strike

Jeffries chosen to succeed Pelosi as leader of House Dems
Hakeem Jeffries.
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

Jeffries chosen to succeed Pelosi as leader of House Dems

Where key Senate Republicans stand on the Respect for Marriage bill
The Capitol.
Feature

Where key Senate Republicans stand on the Respect for Marriage bill

The Respect for Marriage Act, explained
The Capitol.
Briefing

The Respect for Marriage Act, explained

A look at the White House's festive and homey holiday decor
White House holiday decorations.
it's beginning to look a lot like christmas ...

A look at the White House's festive and homey holiday decor

U.S. beats Iran 1-0 in crucial World Cup win
U.S. team celebrates world cup victory.
red, white, and blue

U.S. beats Iran 1-0 in crucial World Cup win

Twitter ends its COVID misinformation policy
Twitter headquarters.
great day for misinformation

Twitter ends its COVID misinformation policy

A guide to Biden's student loan forgiveness program
President Biden.
Briefing

A guide to Biden's student loan forgiveness program

Why are NFL players pushing the league to switch to grass fields?
NFL sod.
Briefing

Why are NFL players pushing the league to switch to grass fields?

Writer E. Jean Carroll files new lawsuit against Trump
E. Jean Carroll speaks onstage during the How to Write Your Own Life panel at the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Summit at Alice Tully Hall on November 10, 2019 in New York City.
new case

Writer E. Jean Carroll files new lawsuit against Trump

Officials share 'death note' found on Walmart gunman's phone
FBI agent outside of Walmart.
tragic details

Officials share 'death note' found on Walmart gunman's phone

Black Friday sales launch holiday season as shoppers squeezed by inflation
Black Friday tag and mannequin.
shop til you drop

Black Friday sales launch holiday season as shoppers squeezed by inflation

Trump sources think he'll be back on Twitter by new year: Report
Donald Trump.
return of the don

Trump sources think he'll be back on Twitter by new year: Report

Colorado shooting suspect looking at murder, hate crime charges
Memorial for Club Q.
tragic attack

Colorado shooting suspect looking at murder, hate crime charges

Iranian team boycotts national anthem at World Cup
Iranian national men's soccer team.
all quiet

Iranian team boycotts national anthem at World Cup

North Korea test launches missile with range to strike U.S.
Japanese media reports of the missile launch.
frightening

North Korea test launches missile with range to strike U.S.

Brittney Griner begins sentence in Russian penal colony
Brittney Griner.
#freebrittney

Brittney Griner begins sentence in Russian penal colony

Will Ron DeSantis run for president in 2024?
Ron DeSantis.
Briefing

Will Ron DeSantis run for president in 2024?

Is election denialism done for?
Voting.
Denied

Is election denialism done for?

What are experts saying about Trump's announcement?
Donald Trump.
Feature

What are experts saying about Trump's announcement?

What Democrats could do with a 51st senator
Raphael Warnock.
adding another

What Democrats could do with a 51st senator

UVA shooting suspect in custody; 4 slain Idaho students identified
Mural for slain UVA students.
tragic updates

UVA shooting suspect in custody; 4 slain Idaho students identified

Amazon to lay off 10,000 employees: Report
Amazon package in the hallway.
Alexa, play "goodbye to you"

Amazon to lay off 10,000 employees: Report

The Election Recap: Nov. 14, 2022
Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto delivers her victory remarks
The Election Recap

The Election Recap: Nov. 14, 2022

Why Florida is no longer a swing state
Florida
Opinion

Why Florida is no longer a swing state

What to expect from COVID this winter
Virus wearing a santa hat
Briefing

What to expect from COVID this winter

America's RSV surge, explained
Lungs
Briefing

America's RSV surge, explained

U.S. extending COVID public health emergency through spring 2023, per official
White House COVID advisers standing behind Biden.
still in a pandemic

U.S. extending COVID public health emergency through spring 2023, per official

Student loan relief application paused after judge blocks program
Joe Biden.
we'll be right back

Student loan relief application paused after judge blocks program

Sinking crypto exchange FTX files for bankruptcy
FTX.
crypto crisis

Sinking crypto exchange FTX files for bankruptcy

Biden will meet with China's Xi Jinping next week
Biden in a virtual meeting with Xi Jinping.
tête-à-tête

Biden will meet with China's Xi Jinping next week