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.

Lindsey Graham praises Biden in new leaked audio
Lindsey Graham.
roll the tape

Lindsey Graham praises Biden in new leaked audio

Inflation moderates slightly, but prices remain high
Shopper in grocery store.
feeling the pressure

Inflation moderates slightly, but prices remain high

Musk says he'd let Trump back on Twitter
Elon Musk.
prepare yourselves

Musk says he'd let Trump back on Twitter

What to know as West Virginia, Nebraska head to the polls
Charles Herbster.
get out the vote!

What to know as West Virginia, Nebraska head to the polls

Biden tears into GOP's 'ultra-MAGA' agenda
Joe Biden.
re: gas prices

Biden tears into GOP's 'ultra-MAGA' agenda

What are Ukraine's chances of joining the EU?
Volodymr Zelensky.
Briefing

What are Ukraine's chances of joining the EU?

U.S. suspends tariffs on Ukrainian steel for 1 year
Ukrainians prepare steel vests.
steel yourselves

U.S. suspends tariffs on Ukrainian steel for 1 year

Both parties strategize on abortion rights ahead of midterms
Abortion rights protesters.
2 sides of the same coin

Both parties strategize on abortion rights ahead of midterms

Jan. 6 committee weighs interviewing Pence, Trump
Donald Trump and Mike Pence.
look who's (maybe) talking

Jan. 6 committee weighs interviewing Pence, Trump

Where they stand on Roe and the SCOTUS leak
Politicians.
Feature

Where they stand on Roe and the SCOTUS leak

Where major companies stand on reproductive health care policies
The Supreme Court.
Feature

Where major companies stand on reproductive health care policies

What is Texas Gov. Greg Abbott doing with the southern border?
Greg Abbott.
Briefing

What is Texas Gov. Greg Abbott doing with the southern border?

Battle for early-state status in Dems' 2024 primary begins
Sign on the lawn of a polling place.
order up

Battle for early-state status in Dems' 2024 primary begins

'Massive blast' at hotel in Cuba kills at least 8
Hotel Saratoga in Havana, Cuba.
breaking news

'Massive blast' at hotel in Cuba kills at least 8

Belarus hands dissident's girlfriend 6-year prison sentence
Sofia Sapega.
brash belarus

Belarus hands dissident's girlfriend 6-year prison sentence

Making sense of April's job report
A hiring sign.
Opinion

Making sense of April's job report

Pandemic's true global death toll closer to 15 million, WHO says
Hospital patient's hand.
a sobering reality

Pandemic's true global death toll closer to 15 million, WHO says

Biden admin launches plan to replenish U.S. oil reserves
Prices at the gas pump.
fill 'er up

Biden admin launches plan to replenish U.S. oil reserves

Schumer: Senate will vote to codify Roe next week
Chuck Schumer speaks in front of Democratic senators.
set up to fail

Schumer: Senate will vote to codify Roe next week

Judge accepts Chauvin's plea deal in civil rights case
Derek Chauvin.
this just in

Judge accepts Chauvin's plea deal in civil rights case

White House to host 1st food insecurity conference since Nixon
White House.
around the table

White House to host 1st food insecurity conference since Nixon

AP: Closer to 600 dead in Mariupol theater bombing
Theater in Mariupol.
heartbreaking

AP: Closer to 600 dead in Mariupol theater bombing

What you need to know about traveling in 2022
A traveler.
Briefing

What you need to know about traveling in 2022

Data firm selling abortion clinic visitors' location data
Planned Parenthood clinic.
'bonkers dangerous'

Data firm selling abortion clinic visitors' location data

What's next for the pro-choice movement?
Protesters.
Opinion

What's next for the pro-choice movement?

The pros and cons of a Trump endorsement
Donald Trump.
Analysis

The pros and cons of a Trump endorsement

Poll: 8 in 10 Americans worry about Russia using nukes
Destruction in Kharkiv.
afraid

Poll: 8 in 10 Americans worry about Russia using nukes

European Commission says Apple broke antitrust laws
Apple Store.
big, apple

European Commission says Apple broke antitrust laws

Book claims Trump suggested shooting protesters 'in the legs'
Mark Esper.
bad idea, donald

Book claims Trump suggested shooting protesters 'in the legs'

What you need to know before the 2022 NFL draft
The 2022 NFL draft in Las Vegas
Briefing

What you need to know before the 2022 NFL draft

Moderna seeks authorization of vaccine for youngest kids
Woman with young child in stroller.
for the kids

Moderna seeks authorization of vaccine for youngest kids

U.S. GDP shrank 1.4 percent in Q1
Tourists in New York's Time Square.
honey, i shrunk the economy

U.S. GDP shrank 1.4 percent in Q1

What's next for Melissa Lucio's death penalty case?
Melissa Lucio.
Opinion

What's next for Melissa Lucio's death penalty case?

EU officials compare Russian gas shut-offs to 'blackmail'
Gas transmission pipes in Poland.
all brakes no gas

EU officials compare Russian gas shut-offs to 'blackmail'

Biden, the Clintons eulogize Madeleine Albright
Madeleine Albright.
rest in peace

Biden, the Clintons eulogize Madeleine Albright

Why Deutsche Bank is predicting a 'major' recession
Near-empty D.C. street.
not again?!

Why Deutsche Bank is predicting a 'major' recession