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Harold Maass

Contributing editor

Harold Maass is a contributing editor at TheWeek.com. He has been writing for The Week since the 2001 launch of the U.S. print edition. Harold has worked for a variety of news outlets, including The Miami Herald, Fox News, and ABC News. For several years, he wrote a daily round-up of financial news for The Week and Yahoo Finance. He lives in North Carolina with his wife and two sons.

Tractor-trailer in deadly smuggling attempt passed through checkpoint
Tractor trailer
Speed Reads

Tractor-trailer in deadly smuggling attempt passed through checkpoint

WNBA star Brittney Griner's trial starts in Russia
Brittney Griner
Speed Reads

WNBA star Brittney Griner's trial starts in Russia

Biden supports suspending filibuster to pass abortion protections
Joe Biden
Speed Reads

Biden supports suspending filibuster to pass abortion protections

The daily business briefing: July 1, 2022
A factory in Carteret, New Jersey, emits smoke.
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: July 1, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 1, 2022
Climate change Supreme Court protest
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 1, 2022

The daily business briefing: June 30, 2022
Spirit Airlines
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 30, 2022

10 things you need to know today: June 30, 2022
NATO
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 30, 2022

Did conservative justices lie about their plans for Roe v. Wade?
Brett Kavanaugh.
Opinion

Did conservative justices lie about their plans for Roe v. Wade?

The daily business briefing: June 29, 2022
Bob Chapek
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 29, 2022

10 things you need to know today: June 29, 2022
Cassidy Hutchinson
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 29, 2022

The daily business briefing: June 28, 2022
Plan B
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 28, 2022

10 things you need to know today: June 28, 2022
Bombed mall in Kremenchuk, Ukraine
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 28, 2022

The daily business briefing: June 27, 2022
G7 summit in Germany
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 27, 2022

10 things you need to know today: June 27, 2022
Abortion rights protest in Austin, Texas
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 27, 2022

Is Mike Pence a hero?
Mike Pence.
Opinion

Is Mike Pence a hero?

Is banning transgender athletes from women's swimming fair?
Lia Thomas.
Opinion

Is banning transgender athletes from women's swimming fair?

The daily business briefing: June 24, 2022
Juul e-cigarettes
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 24, 2022

10 things you need to know today: June 24, 2022
Supreme Court strikes down New York gun law
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 24, 2022

The daily business briefing: June 23, 2022
Juul e-cigarettes
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 23, 2022

10 things you need to know today: June 23, 2022
Uvalde mass shooting memorial
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 23, 2022

The daily business briefing: June 22, 2022
Elon Musk
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 22, 2022

10 things you need to know today: June 22, 2022
Jan. 6 committee hearing
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 22, 2022

The daily business briefing: June 21, 2022
Canceled flights
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 21, 2022

10 things you need to know today: June 21, 2022
Jan. 6 committee
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 21, 2022

Macron's coalition loses parliamentary majority in French elections
French election results
France Votes

Macron's coalition loses parliamentary majority in French elections

Colombia elects ex-guerrilla Gustavo Petro as 1st leftist president
Gustavo Petro
Colombia votes

Colombia elects ex-guerrilla Gustavo Petro as 1st leftist president

10 things you need to know today: June 20, 2022
Liz Cheney, Adam Kinzinger, Jamie Raskin
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 20, 2022

The daily business briefing: June 17, 2022
Joe Biden
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 17, 2022

10 things you need to know today: June 17, 2022
Volodymyr Zelensky, Emmanuel Macron, Olaf Scholz, Mario Draghi
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 17, 2022

The gas price blame game
President Biden.
Opinion

The gas price blame game

The daily business briefing: June 16, 2022
Jerome Powell
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 16, 2022

10 things you need to know today: June 16, 2022
New York gun safety protest
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 16, 2022

The daily business briefing: June 15, 2022
Nepal youth gets Moderna jab
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 15, 2022

10 things you need to know today: June 15, 2022
Topless protester arrested outside Supreme Court
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 15, 2022

Will the gun-control deal change anything?
Rifles.
Opinion

Will the gun-control deal change anything?

The daily business briefing: June 14, 2022
Wall Street
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: June 14, 2022