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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.

'Welcome to the club': Senate GOP commiserates with Rounds over Trump attack
Sen. Mike Rounds
Trump Trouble

'Welcome to the club': Senate GOP commiserates with Rounds over Trump attack

Late night hosts survey urine and other fake COVID cures
Ant-Vax Babie ad
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts survey urine and other fake COVID cures

European Parliament President David Sassoli has died at 65
David Sassoli
Rest in Peace

European Parliament President David Sassoli has died at 65

Health insurers will cover home COVID-19 tests starting Saturday, HHS says
COVID-19 home tests
testing testing

Health insurers will cover home COVID-19 tests starting Saturday, HHS says

Jimmy Kimmel breaks down in tears remembering Bob Saget
Jimmy Kimmel
Remembering Bob Saget

Jimmy Kimmel breaks down in tears remembering Bob Saget

Georgia beats Alabama to win first national college football title in 41 years
Georgia Bulldogs win college football title
Hey Bulldogs

Georgia beats Alabama to win first national college football title in 41 years

Omicron is just starting to hit U.S. regions with unvaccinated senior citizens
Michigan hospital
Omicron Rising

Omicron is just starting to hit U.S. regions with unvaccinated senior citizens

Trump aides detail outsized influence Fox News hosts wielded in White House
Trump embraces Sean Hannity at a Missouri rally
Fox Cabinet

Trump aides detail outsized influence Fox News hosts wielded in White House

Novak Djokovic wins visa appeal in Australian court
Serbs protest for Novak Djokovic
Drama Down Under

Novak Djokovic wins visa appeal in Australian court

John Oliver uncorks a long-simmering rant about The Da Vinci Code
John Oliver
Johnsplaining

John Oliver uncorks a long-simmering rant about The Da Vinci Code

Dwayne Hickman, TV's Dobie Gillis, has died at 87
Dwayne Hickman as Dobie Gillis
In Memoriam

Dwayne Hickman, TV's Dobie Gillis, has died at 87

Cyber Ninjas 'shutting down' after Arizona judge levies $50,000-a-day fine
Arizona Cyber Ninjas audit
Arizona Audit Aftermath

Cyber Ninjas 'shutting down' after Arizona judge levies $50,000-a-day fine

Late night hosts joke about Biden's Trump smackdown in Jan. 6 speech
Stephen Colbert
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts joke about Biden's Trump smackdown in Jan. 6 speech

3 ways of looking at Kazakhstan's remarkable, complicated upheaval
Protest in Almaty, Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan protests

3 ways of looking at Kazakhstan's remarkable, complicated upheaval

Judge tartly denies Jan. 6 defendant's Jamaica vacation request
Judge Beryl Howell
Jamaica Farewell

Judge tartly denies Jan. 6 defendant's Jamaica vacation request

Ex-aide says Ted Cruz ignored her Jan. 6 advice to 'be the adult in the room'
Ted Cruz
C'mon Ted

Ex-aide says Ted Cruz ignored her Jan. 6 advice to 'be the adult in the room'

Colbert's Late Show parodies Rent for Jan. 6 anniversary
The Late Show parodies Jan. 6 insurrectionists
Seasons of Shove

Colbert's Late Show parodies Rent for Jan. 6 anniversary

What the House Jan. 6 committee knows about Trump that we don't
Donald Trump
Check the time

What the House Jan. 6 committee knows about Trump that we don't

Senate GOP hints at openness to very specific voting bill
John Barrasso, Mitch McConnell, John Thune
It's a trap?

Senate GOP hints at openness to very specific voting bill

'Dozens' of Kazakhstan protesters killed as Russian 'peacekeepers' arrive
Protesters, police clash in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan protests

'Dozens' of Kazakhstan protesters killed as Russian 'peacekeepers' arrive

Biden, Democratic leaders to commemorate Jan. 6 siege at Capitol
Capitol prepares for Jan. 6 anniversary
Jan. 6 anniversary

Biden, Democratic leaders to commemorate Jan. 6 siege at Capitol

Stephen Colbert highlights Sean Hannity, Peter Navarro Jan. 6 roles
Donald Trump
Last Night on Late Night

Stephen Colbert highlights Sean Hannity, Peter Navarro Jan. 6 roles

Karl Rove urges GOP to stop 'soft-pedaling' Jan. 6 Capitol attack
Karl Rove
Hard Sell

Karl Rove urges GOP to stop 'soft-pedaling' Jan. 6 Capitol attack

Why hospitals are struggling with Omicron when fewer patients are seriously ill
COVID ward in Massachusetts hospital
It's complicated

Why hospitals are struggling with Omicron when fewer patients are seriously ill

Late night hosts gape at the I-95 snow-in, mock 'dumb' COVID comments
Stephen Colbert
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts gape at the I-95 snow-in, mock 'dumb' COVID comments

Why Omicron has made COVID-19 case numbers less relevant
Testing center in New York City
Counting the infections

Why Omicron has made COVID-19 case numbers less relevant

Chicago public schools cancel Wednesday classes, citing teachers union
Chicago teachers in September 2021
School's Out

Chicago public schools cancel Wednesday classes, citing teachers union

MSNBC's Ari Melber grills Peter Navarro on Trump's Jan. 6 plan
Ari Melber, Peter Navarro
Man with a plan

MSNBC's Ari Melber grills Peter Navarro on Trump's Jan. 6 plan

Snowstorm strands thousands of motorists for 10-plus hours south of D.C.
Traffic snarl on I-95
Snowpocalypse Now

Snowstorm strands thousands of motorists for 10-plus hours south of D.C.

CDC's Walenksy explains new 5-day COVID isolation advisory to Colbert
Rochelle Walensky, Stephen Colbert
The More You Know

CDC's Walenksy explains new 5-day COVID isolation advisory to Colbert

Colorado fire investigators focusing on Christian fundamentalist sect
Burned-out neighborhood in Louisville, Colorado
Burning Bushes

Colorado fire investigators focusing on Christian fundamentalist sect

Late night hosts joke about Marjorie Taylor Greene's Twitter ban
Seth Meyers
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts joke about Marjorie Taylor Greene's Twitter ban

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes found guilty of defrauding investors
Elizabeth Holmes
fake it until you break it

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes found guilty of defrauding investors

2021 ended with fish raining from the sky in East Texas
Fish rain in Texarkana
Weird Climate

2021 ended with fish raining from the sky in East Texas

Bucs wide receiver Antonio Brown effectively quits NFL in mid-game walkout
Antonio Brown
'He is no longer a Buc, all right?'

Bucs wide receiver Antonio Brown effectively quits NFL in mid-game walkout

Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans support House Jan. 6 committee
Bennie Thompson, Liz Cheney, Adam Kinzinger
Poll Watch

Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans support House Jan. 6 committee