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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.

JetBlue reaches deal to acquire Spirit Airlines
A Spirit Airlines jet
Speed Reads

JetBlue reaches deal to acquire Spirit Airlines

The daily business briefing: July 28, 2022
A hiring sign in Los Angeles
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: July 28, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 28, 2022
Sen. Joe Manchin stands outside a Energy and Natural Resources committee hearing earlier this month
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10 things you need to know today: July 28, 2022

Is the discontinuation of Choco Tacos just a PR stunt?
An ice cream truck that's sold out of Choco Tacos
say it ain't so!

Is the discontinuation of Choco Tacos just a PR stunt?

The daily business briefing: July 27, 2022
Natural gas burners in Rzeszow, Poland
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The daily business briefing: July 27, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 27, 2022
The International Space Station, pictured on Dec. 20, 2021
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10 things you need to know today: July 27, 2022

What Biden should do about climate change
Joe Biden
Opinion

What Biden should do about climate change

The daily business briefing: July 26, 2022
The Nord Stream 1 Baltic Sea pipeline near Lubmin, Germany
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The daily business briefing: July 26, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 26, 2022
Pope Francis wears a traditional headdress gifted to him Indigenous leaders
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10 things you need to know today: July 26, 2022

Yellen says economy slowing but not yet in recession
Janet Yellen
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Yellen says economy slowing but not yet in recession

Myanmar junta executes 4 democracy activists
An Amnesty International activist protests against executions in Myanmar
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Myanmar junta executes 4 democracy activists

The daily business briefing: July 25, 2022
A wheat field in the Donbas region of Ukraine
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The daily business briefing: July 25, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 25, 2022
Amnesty International activists in Rome protest death sentences announced by Myanmar
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10 things you need to know today: July 25, 2022

Is Liz Cheney finished?
Liz Cheney
Opinion

Is Liz Cheney finished?

Judge temporarily blocks Louisiana abortion ban
Louisiana abortion clinic
abortion access

Judge temporarily blocks Louisiana abortion ban

DHS watchdog opens criminal inquiry of erased Secret Service Jan. 6 texts
Secret Service
secrets

DHS watchdog opens criminal inquiry of erased Secret Service Jan. 6 texts

Ex-officer gets 2.5 years for violating George Floyd's civil rights
Thomas Lane
behind bars

Ex-officer gets 2.5 years for violating George Floyd's civil rights

The daily business briefing: July 22, 2022
The sign for Snap Inc. in the New York Stock Exchange
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The daily business briefing: July 22, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 22, 2022
Jan. 6 committee plays footage of ex-President Donald Trump.
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10 things you need to know today: July 22, 2022

The daily business briefing: July 21, 2022
Londoners cool off amid heat wave
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The daily business briefing: July 21, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 21, 2022
Joe Manchin and Susan Collins
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10 things you need to know today: July 21, 2022

Judge sets October trial for Twitter suit against Musk
Elon Musk.
save the date

Judge sets October trial for Twitter suit against Musk

The daily business briefing: July 20, 2022
Netflix
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The daily business briefing: July 20, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 20, 2022
Londoner fighting record heat
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10 things you need to know today: July 20, 2022

Is Biden's age really what Democrats are worried about?
A bumper.
Opinion

Is Biden's age really what Democrats are worried about?

The daily business briefing: July 19, 2022
Gazprom
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The daily business briefing: July 19, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 19, 2022
Londoners cool off amid heat wave
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10 things you need to know today: July 19, 2022

The daily business briefing: July 18, 2022
H&M in Moscow
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The daily business briefing: July 18, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 18, 2022
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky
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10 things you need to know today: July 18, 2022

BA.5: Is it time to step up the COVID fight again?
Uncle Sam.
Opinion

BA.5: Is it time to step up the COVID fight again?

The daily business briefing: July 15, 2022
Amazon Basics
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The daily business briefing: July 15, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 15, 2022
Joe Biden, Yair Lapid
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10 things you need to know today: July 15, 2022

The daily business briefing: July 14, 2022
Grocery store.
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The daily business briefing: July 14, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 14, 2022
Joe Biden.
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10 things you need to know today: July 14, 2022

The daily business briefing: July 13, 2022
Elon Musk.
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The daily business briefing: July 13, 2022

10 things you need to know today: July 13, 2022
Rep. Liz Cheney.
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10 things you need to know today: July 13, 2022