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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.

Grocery store cashier shot dead after argument over face masks
Supermarket Shooting
Law and Order

Grocery store cashier shot dead after argument over face masks

Stephen Colbert gleefully returns to a live studio audience
Stephen Colbert
Last Night on Late Night

Stephen Colbert gleefully returns to a live studio audience

FBI: Disillusioned QAnon adherents may turn to violence
A Trump rally.
What Storm?

FBI: Disillusioned QAnon adherents may turn to violence

Indian Christian sect leader Ziona Chana dies, leaving 38 wives and 89 kids
Ziona Chana family
Rest in Peace

Indian Christian sect leader Ziona Chana dies, leaving 38 wives and 89 kids

Oregon House expels GOP lawmaker who helped mob breach Capitol
Oregon lawmaker expelled
Law and Order

Oregon House expels GOP lawmaker who helped mob breach Capitol

John Oliver rebukes Texas for 'cooking prisoners to death'
John Oliver
Johnsplaining

John Oliver rebukes Texas for 'cooking prisoners to death'

Biden meets the queen before flying to Brussels
Chris Jackson/Pool/AFP/Getty Images
Nice Work if You Can Get It

Biden meets the queen before flying to Brussels

Israel's Netanyahu will not attend successor Bennett's inauguration
Benjamin Netanyahu, Naftali Bennett
Not going gentle

Israel's Netanyahu will not attend successor Bennett's inauguration

Trump DOJ reportedly subpoenaed records of Trump's White House counsel
Don McGahn
Secret Subpoenas

Trump DOJ reportedly subpoenaed records of Trump's White House counsel

Used cars and trucks drove much of May's steep inflation
Use cars
Invisible hands

Used cars and trucks drove much of May's steep inflation

Boris Johnson tries to make 'indestructible relationship' happen
Joe Biden and Boris Johnson
Well Isn't that special?

Boris Johnson tries to make 'indestructible relationship' happen

Late night hosts thank anti-vaxxers for Biden's global vaccine generosity
Joe Biden at Stonehenge
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts thank anti-vaxxers for Biden's global vaccine generosity

Hundreds of Americans are still dying of COVID-19 every day
COVID-19 memorial in UK
Follow the vaccinations

Hundreds of Americans are still dying of COVID-19 every day

Texas governor claims Texas will build its own border wall
Greg Abbott
Abbott's Wall

Texas governor claims Texas will build its own border wall

Trump is reportedly living in Florida 'like Napoleon at Elba'
Donald Trump
Viva la Vida

Trump is reportedly living in Florida 'like Napoleon at Elba'

National Geographic adds 5th ocean to world map
Southern Ocean
Ring of Ice

National Geographic adds 5th ocean to world map

Late night hosts joke about Joe versus the cicadas
Air Force One cicada attack
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts joke about Joe versus the cicadas

5 former Treasury secretaries endorse tax evasion crackdown
Tim Geithner, Henry Paulson
Death and Taxes

5 former Treasury secretaries endorse tax evasion crackdown

Texas AG Ken Paxton faces scrutiny from Texas bar association
Ken Paxton
Bar one

Texas AG Ken Paxton faces scrutiny from Texas bar association

European Parliament approves to EU COVID passports
EU COVID passport
COVID passports

European Parliament approves to EU COVID passports

New antibody treatment shows promise against COVID-19 in mice
COVID-19 nasal spray
Solving COVID

New antibody treatment shows promise against COVID-19 in mice

Late night hosts joke about different Trump stories in the news
Rudy Giuliani
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts joke about different Trump stories in the news

The federal marijuana ban is contributing to climate change
Marijuana grow warehouse
Green new deal

The federal marijuana ban is contributing to climate change

Biden is now negotiating infrastructure with a bipartisan group of senators
Centrist senators
Infrastructure week continues

Biden is now negotiating infrastructure with a bipartisan group of senators

Senate releases bipartisan Capitol insurrection report
Jan. 6 Capitol insurrectionists
Capitol Riot Aftermath

Senate releases bipartisan Capitol insurrection report

Massive internet outage takes down major sites
North Korea has gone completely offline
Anarchy in the UK and elsewhere

Massive internet outage takes down major sites

Justice Department tentatively embraces body cameras for federal agents
FBI agents execute warrant
About-face

Justice Department tentatively embraces body cameras for federal agents

Late night hosts joke about Jeff Bezos going to space
Jeff Bezos, Bernie Sanders
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts joke about Jeff Bezos going to space

Late night hosts laugh at Trump's backward pants
Donald Trump
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts laugh at Trump's backward pants

Biden DOJ will continue to try to defend Trump in defamation suit
E. Jean Carroll
Principle above party?

Biden DOJ will continue to try to defend Trump in defamation suit

GOP could sink G-7 minimum corporate tax agreement
G-7 agrees to minimum corporate tax
Death and Taxes and anti-Tax Republicans

GOP could sink G-7 minimum corporate tax agreement

John Oliver dismantles the Asian American 'model minority myth'
John Oliver on Asian Americans
Johnsplaining

John Oliver dismantles the Asian American 'model minority myth'

How Arab Israelis could seal Netanyahu's defeat
Benjamin Netanyahu
Strange bedfellows

How Arab Israelis could seal Netanyahu's defeat

Simone Biles wins record 7th U.S. Gymnastics Championship
Simone Biles
Defying Gravity

Simone Biles wins record 7th U.S. Gymnastics Championship

Israeli intelligence chief warns of violence as Netanyahu fights ouster
Israeli newspaper reader
Shining City Upon a Hill

Israeli intelligence chief warns of violence as Netanyahu fights ouster

At least 25 dead in Pakistan train collision
Train collision near Multan, Pakistan
Train Wrecks

At least 25 dead in Pakistan train collision