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Peter Weber

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Peter Weber is a senior editor at TheWeek.com, and has handled the editorial night shift since the website launched in 2008. A graduate of Northwestern University, Peter has worked at Facts on File and The New York Times Magazine. He speaks Spanish and Italian and plays bass and rhythm cello in an Austin rock band. Follow him on Twitter.

Colbert's Late Show turns the House GOP's disarray into a Real Housewives promo
House GOP Islamophobia drama
GOP in disarray

Colbert's Late Show turns the House GOP's disarray into a Real Housewives promo

Biden's Omicron strategy involves free at-home COVID tests, vaccination boost
COVID tests at aiports
'pulling out all the stops'

Biden's Omicron strategy involves free at-home COVID tests, vaccination boost

Late night hosts joke about Trump's secret COVID test
Donald Trump shares COVID with Joe Biden
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts joke about Trump's secret COVID test

Mark Meadows downplays claim Trump was COVID-positive before Biden debate
Mark Meadows
Cleanup in aisle Trump

Mark Meadows downplays claim Trump was COVID-positive before Biden debate

Major League Baseball owners vote to lock out players
MLB
Strike 1

Major League Baseball owners vote to lock out players

Michigan prosecutor may charge Oxford shooter's parents, too
Oxford High School in Michigan
In loco parentis

Michigan prosecutor may charge Oxford shooter's parents, too

Senate GOP reportedly plans to force government shutdown over vaccine rules
Mike Lee
Defund the Vaccine

Senate GOP reportedly plans to force government shutdown over vaccine rules

Pentagon spells out consequences for unvaccinated National Guard troops
Lloyd Austin
Vaccination Nation

Pentagon spells out consequences for unvaccinated National Guard troops

Late night hosts chase down, mock Omicron conspiracy theories
Zuck on a Truck
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts chase down, mock Omicron conspiracy theories

Honduras ruling party concedes to leftist Xiomara Castro in presidential election
Xiomara Castro
Señora Presidente

Honduras ruling party concedes to leftist Xiomara Castro in presidential election

GOP's McCarthy tries, fails to end feud between Marjorie Taylor Greene and Nancy Mace
Marjorie Taylor Greene
GOP in disarray

GOP's McCarthy tries, fails to end feud between Marjorie Taylor Greene and Nancy Mace

Trump reportedly urged allies to stop Biden's certification hours before Jan. 6 riot
Steve Bannon
Start the Steal

Trump reportedly urged allies to stop Biden's certification hours before Jan. 6 riot

Late night hosts riff on Omicron
Cyber Monday on The Late Show
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts riff on Omicron

Barbados drops Britain and its queen, becomes a republic
Barbados becomes a republic
President Rihanna?

Barbados drops Britain and its queen, becomes a republic

Trevor Noah slams the Omicron-fueled Southern Africa travel bans
Trevor Noah
The Daily Showdown

Trevor Noah slams the Omicron-fueled Southern Africa travel bans

Chris Cuomo passed 'intel' from 'sources' to aid Andrew Cuomo's abuse defense
Andrew and Chris Cuomo
Bros before ethos

Chris Cuomo passed 'intel' from 'sources' to aid Andrew Cuomo's abuse defense

Honduran opposition candidate Xiomara Castro leads in presidential returns
Xiomara Castro
Honduras Votes

Honduran opposition candidate Xiomara Castro leads in presidential returns

Phil Saviano, advocate for sex abuse victims of Catholic clergy, is dead at 69
Phil Saviano
Rest in Peace

Phil Saviano, advocate for sex abuse victims of Catholic clergy, is dead at 69

Merriam-Webster's 2021 word of the year is 'vaccine'
Merriam-Webster
Words Words Words

Merriam-Webster's 2021 word of the year is 'vaccine'

Omicron: Still more questions than answers
Anthony Fauci
Omicron

Omicron: Still more questions than answers

QAnon star Michael Flynn reportedly recorded calling QAnon 'total nonsense'
Michael Flynn
Q and A

QAnon star Michael Flynn reportedly recorded calling QAnon 'total nonsense'

Virgil Abloh, fashion designer and artistic polymath, is dead at 41
Virgil Abloh
Rest in Peace

Virgil Abloh, fashion designer and artistic polymath, is dead at 41

Matthew McConaughey is not running for Texas governor 'at this moment'
Matthew McConaughey
Lone Star

Matthew McConaughey is not running for Texas governor 'at this moment'

How Facebook's metaverse could change your life
Meta.
Briefing

How Facebook's metaverse could change your life

Late night hosts celebrate Biden's birthday with ribbing, old man jokes
Obama faux birthday greetings
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts celebrate Biden's birthday with ribbing, old man jokes

El Salvador plans to create a 'Bitcoin City' near an active volcano
Nayib Bukele
What could possibly go wrong?

El Salvador plans to create a 'Bitcoin City' near an active volcano

Supply chain snarls are reportedly tentatively starting to ease
Port of Los Angeles
Supply Chain

Supply chain snarls are reportedly tentatively starting to ease

Rittenhouse lawyer says he tried to eject Tucker Carlson's embedded film crew
Mark Richards, Kyle Rittenhouse
Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Rittenhouse lawyer says he tried to eject Tucker Carlson's embedded film crew

IOC says its president video-chatted with Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai
IOC head Thomas Bach, Peng Shuai
Peng Shuai Mystery

IOC says its president video-chatted with Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

SNL's Pete Davidson sings ode to Staten Island, to 'Walking in Memphis'
Pete Davidson, Marc Cohn
Walking in Staten

SNL's Pete Davidson sings ode to Staten Island, to 'Walking in Memphis'

2 conservatives pundits quit Fox News over Tucker Carlson Jan. 6 special
Tucker Carlson fan in Hungary
Patriot Purge

2 conservatives pundits quit Fox News over Tucker Carlson Jan. 6 special

At least 23 injured, 'some fatalities' after red SUV rams through parade in Waukesha
Waukesha after parade attack
Speed Reads

At least 23 injured, 'some fatalities' after red SUV rams through parade in Waukesha

Virologist says new research shows COVID spread from animal market
Huanan seafood market in Wuhan
COVID-19 origin story

Virologist says new research shows COVID spread from animal market

Late night hosts picture Trump's reaction to Biden's Mexico-Canada summit
Seth Meyers
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts picture Trump's reaction to Biden's Mexico-Canada summit

House pushes Build Back Better vote to Friday amid McCarthy filibuster
Kevin McCarthy
Speed Reads

House pushes Build Back Better vote to Friday amid McCarthy filibuster

Biden hosts leaders of Canada and Mexico for 1st trilateral summit in 5 years
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Joe Biden, Justin Trudeau
Three Amigos Again

Biden hosts leaders of Canada and Mexico for 1st trilateral summit in 5 years