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Peter Weber

Senior editor

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.

Ye will not be buying Parler after all, Parler confirms
Kanye West and Parler
Parler Tricks

Ye will not be buying Parler after all, Parler confirms

Biden asks Democrats to make South Carolina 1st voting state in 2024
Joe Biden
Hawkeye Goodbye

Biden asks Democrats to make South Carolina 1st voting state in 2024

The rise and regulation of killer police robots
A killer robot.
Briefing

The rise and regulation of killer police robots

Arizona's Cochise County supervisors certify election after court loss
An Arizona election worker.
Raising Arizona

Arizona's Cochise County supervisors certify election after court loss

Musk suspends Ye's Twitter account after swastika post
Kanye West and Twitter
Nothing is free

Musk suspends Ye's Twitter account after swastika post

Appeals court shuts down 'special master' for seized Mar-a-Lago documents
Donald Trump
Cannon fodder

Appeals court shuts down 'special master' for seized Mar-a-Lago documents

House Jan. 6 committee interviews final witness, weighs criminal referrals
House Jan. 6 committee
The Final Countdown

House Jan. 6 committee interviews final witness, weighs criminal referrals

U.S. gas prices fall to pre–Ukraine invasion levels
Gas station
Gas Holiday

U.S. gas prices fall to pre–Ukraine invasion levels

GOP leader Kevin McCarthy's bid for House speaker may really be in peril
Kevin McCarthy
You don't have the votes

GOP leader Kevin McCarthy's bid for House speaker may really be in peril

Senate passes Respect for Marriage Act
Senate passes Respect for Marriage Act
Marriage Equality Safety Net

Senate passes Respect for Marriage Act

Jury convicts Oath Keepers Stewart Rhodes, Kelly Meggs of seditious conspiracy
Stewart Rhodes
Capitol Siege Aftermath

Jury convicts Oath Keepers Stewart Rhodes, Kelly Meggs of seditious conspiracy

San Francisco approves police request to deploy lethal robots
Police with bomb squad robot in San Francisco
Affirmative

San Francisco approves police request to deploy lethal robots

San Francisco's controversial proposal to let police use killer robots
Police robot in San Francisco
Dystopia Now!

San Francisco's controversial proposal to let police use killer robots

Chinese universities send students home amid 'zero COVID' protest crackdown
Chinese police arrest protester in Shanghai
China's COVID protests

Chinese universities send students home amid 'zero COVID' protest crackdown

Biden urges Congress to step in to avert a looming rail strike
Joe Biden
Back on track?

Biden urges Congress to step in to avert a looming rail strike

Virginia Rep. Donald McEachin dies weeks after re-election to 4th term
Rep. Donald McEachin in 2021
Rest in Peace

Virginia Rep. Donald McEachin dies weeks after re-election to 4th term

Arizona county refuses to certify election results, sparking 2 lawsuits
Cameras capturing vote count in Maricopa County
Election Denial has consequences

Arizona county refuses to certify election results, sparking 2 lawsuits

How the World Cup is fueling China's protest against 'zero COVID' lockdowns
Serbia fans at World Cup
How the other half lives

How the World Cup is fueling China's protest against 'zero COVID' lockdowns

China's Xi has few good options amid protests of 'zero COVID' policy
Anti-zero COVID protest in Beijing
China's COVID protests

China's Xi has few good options amid protests of 'zero COVID' policy

Sanctions apparently hurting Russia's economy, Ukraine war effort
Vladimir Putin
New Pain no gain

Sanctions apparently hurting Russia's economy, Ukraine war effort

Handful of Republicans criticize Trump's dinner with Holocaust denier
Kanye West, Donald Trump
Tight lips

Handful of Republicans criticize Trump's dinner with Holocaust denier

Ukraine is swinging between elation and blackouts, victory and cold reality
Ukrainian rescue workers in Kherson
A Tale of Two Countries

Ukraine is swinging between elation and blackouts, victory and cold reality

Dozens dead as earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island
Hotel employees in Cianjur, Indonesia, check hurricane news
Nature's Terrors

Dozens dead as earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island

Club Q shooting suspect apparently arrested after 2021 bomb threat
Club Q night club in Colorado Springs
Red Flags

Club Q shooting suspect apparently arrested after 2021 bomb threat

Past GOP House speakers congratulate Nancy Pelosi on 'historic' tenure
Nancy Pelosi, John Boehner, Paul Ryan
Touch of Civility

Past GOP House speakers congratulate Nancy Pelosi on 'historic' tenure

Biden administration says Saudi crown prince immune from Khashoggi lawsuit
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Sovereign Impunity

Biden administration says Saudi crown prince immune from Khashoggi lawsuit

Supreme Court green-lights 4 executions in 4 states in 24 hours
Supreme Court
Pro-Life Court

Supreme Court green-lights 4 executions in 4 states in 24 hours

Critical mass of Twitter employees reject Musk's 'hardcore' ultimatum
Elon Musk
#RIPTwitter Hello again Failwhale

Critical mass of Twitter employees reject Musk's 'hardcore' ultimatum

GOP operative convicted of funneling Russian money to Trump campaign
Jesse Benton in 2012
Strike 2

GOP operative convicted of funneling Russian money to Trump campaign

Russia spent 'substantial portion' of missiles on Ukraine's energy grid
Russian missile fragments in Ukraine
War Crimes

Russia spent 'substantial portion' of missiles on Ukraine's energy grid

Democrats appear to have flipped the Pennsylvania House
Joanna McClinton
Death and Victories

Democrats appear to have flipped the Pennsylvania House

Pennsylvania House impeaches Philadelphia D.A. Larry Krasner
Larry Krasner
Impeachment is Futile

Pennsylvania House impeaches Philadelphia D.A. Larry Krasner

Senate moves forward on marriage equality bill, sending it toward passage
Pride flags
A modest proposal

Senate moves forward on marriage equality bill, sending it toward passage

Ivanka Trump skips father's 2024 launch, says she's done with politics
Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr.
Nope

Ivanka Trump skips father's 2024 launch, says she's done with politics

Same-sex marriage bill gets boost from Mormon church endorsement
Mike Lee, Mitt Romney
Strange bedfellows

Same-sex marriage bill gets boost from Mormon church endorsement

NASA launches Artemis I moon mission
Artemis I/SLS liftoff
Moonshot Test Flight

NASA launches Artemis I moon mission