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.

Giuliani targeted by GA election probe, says his lawyer
Rudy Giuliani.
going south

Giuliani targeted by GA election probe, says his lawyer

Combo COVID booster approved in U.K.
Moderna vaccine vial.
two is better than one

Combo COVID booster approved in U.K.

Iran implies Rushdie is to blame for attack
Salman Rushdie.
it wasn't me

Iran implies Rushdie is to blame for attack

The Election Recap: Aug. 15, 2022
Wisconsin GOP (and Trump-backed) gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels votes in Hartland, Wisconsin
The Election Recap

The Election Recap: Aug. 15, 2022

House approves Democrats' spending bill 220-207
Nancy Pelosi.
long time coming

House approves Democrats' spending bill 220-207

FBI seized 11 sets of classified docs from Mar-a-Lago: WSJ
Mar-a-Lago.
'top secret'

FBI seized 11 sets of classified docs from Mar-a-Lago: WSJ

Author Salman Rushdie attacked onstage
Salman Rushdie.
horrifying

Author Salman Rushdie attacked onstage

Trump: Report of nuclear docs at Mar-a-Lago is a 'hoax'
Mar-a-Lago.
crazier and crazier

Trump: Report of nuclear docs at Mar-a-Lago is a 'hoax'

Garland files motion to unseal Trump search warrant
Merrick Garland.
heating up

Garland files motion to unseal Trump search warrant

The Daily Gossip: Aug. 11, 2022
Kaley Cuoco
Daily gossip

The Daily Gossip: Aug. 11, 2022

Armed man tried to breach FBI's Cincinnati office
Police line illustration.
breaking news

Armed man tried to breach FBI's Cincinnati office

A look at Biden's political messaging for August
Joe Biden.
the blueprint

A look at Biden's political messaging for August

Trump took the Fifth over 440 times: Report
Donald Trump.
that's a lot of times

Trump took the Fifth over 440 times: Report

Biden signs burn pit bill into law
Joe Biden.
very good news

Biden signs burn pit bill into law

The Daily Gossip: August 10, 2022
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck
Daily gossip

The Daily Gossip: August 10, 2022

Golden Globes might return to NBC in 2023
The Golden Globes stage on Sunday night.
they're back?

Golden Globes might return to NBC in 2023

Biden's impending student loan decision
President Biden.
Briefing

Biden's impending student loan decision

Serena Williams announces retirement from tennis
Serena Williams.
goodbye to the GOAT

Serena Williams announces retirement from tennis

Tuesday's key primaries
Voter in Wisconsin.
off to the races

Tuesday's key primaries

Axios revives Trump toilet scoop ... with photos
Donald Trump.
toiletgate

Axios revives Trump toilet scoop ... with photos

Grease star Olivia Newton-John dead at 73
Olivia Newton-John.
rest in peace

Grease star Olivia Newton-John dead at 73

The Election Recap: Aug. 8, 2022
Pro-choice voters react to Kansas successfully maintaining the right to abortion
The Election Recap

The Election Recap: Aug. 8, 2022

The gaps in the nation's monkeypox response
Monkeypox vaccine
Opinion

The gaps in the nation's monkeypox response

Monkeypox now public health emergency
Xavier Becerra.
i do declare

Monkeypox now public health emergency

Fiona the hippo is a big sister
Bibi the hippo and her new baby.
growing the family

Fiona the hippo is a big sister

Copy of Jones' phone accidentally shared, says Sandy Hook lawyer
Alex Jones.
legal drama

Copy of Jones' phone accidentally shared, says Sandy Hook lawyer

Dems gain slight edge in public preference for control of Congress: poll
Capitol building.
power struggle

Dems gain slight edge in public preference for control of Congress: poll

Biden signs 2nd executive order on abortion
Joe Biden, Xavier Becerra, Merrick Garland.
pen to paper

Biden signs 2nd executive order on abortion

Should Pelosi have gone to Taiwan?
Nancy Pelosi
Opinion

Should Pelosi have gone to Taiwan?

DOD wiped phones of departing Trump officials, erasing Jan. 6 texts
The Pentagon.
read receipts

DOD wiped phones of departing Trump officials, erasing Jan. 6 texts

DOJ sues Idaho over abortion law
Merrick Garland.
reproductive rights

DOJ sues Idaho over abortion law

Illinois, California declare states of emergency over monkeypox
Monkeypox vaccine site.
i think i've seen this film before...

Illinois, California declare states of emergency over monkeypox

1st Capitol rioter to go to trial gets 7 years
Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
in court

1st Capitol rioter to go to trial gets 7 years

The high-profile primaries to watch on Tuesday
Arizona ballot drop box.
primary szn restarts

The high-profile primaries to watch on Tuesday

The Election Recap: Aug. 1, 2022
Joe Manchin
The Election Recap

The Election Recap: Aug. 1, 2022

Tunisia's big backslide
Kais Saied
Briefing

Tunisia's big backslide