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Summer Meza

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Summer is news editor at TheWeek.com, and has previously written for Newsweek and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. A graduate of Columbia Journalism School and Santa Clara University, she now lives in New York with two cats.

Biden's new sanctions on Cuba are 'purely symbolic'
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Biden's new sanctions on Cuba are 'purely symbolic'

10 striking photos that show the magnitude of the floods in Europe
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10 striking photos that show the magnitude of the floods in Europe

Trump reportedly made an ominous comment to his national security advisers days before the Capitol riot
Trump and Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Speed Reads

Trump reportedly made an ominous comment to his national security advisers days before the Capitol riot

Liz Cheney selected for House committee investigating Capitol riot
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Liz Cheney selected for House committee investigating Capitol riot

Officials continue search for survivors in Florida condo collapse
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Officials continue search for survivors in Florida condo collapse

U.S. reporter asks Putin 'what are you so afraid of?'
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Biden-Putin summit

U.S. reporter asks Putin 'what are you so afraid of?'

Facebook reportedly to end policy shielding politicians from moderation rules
Mark Zuckerberg.
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Facebook reportedly to end policy shielding politicians from moderation rules

Biden connects Tulsa race massacre and Capitol riot
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tulsa race massacre

Biden connects Tulsa race massacre and Capitol riot

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis denies systemic racism exists. Critics say his state's new voting law is a clear example.
Voting Rights

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis denies systemic racism exists. Critics say his state's new voting law is a clear example.

Federal investigators search Giuliani's home and office, and experts say it means he's in real trouble
heating up

Federal investigators search Giuliani's home and office, and experts say it means he's in real trouble

Democrats condemn Biden's reversal on refugee cap as 'cruel' and 'unacceptable'
refugees

Democrats condemn Biden's reversal on refugee cap as 'cruel' and 'unacceptable'

Marjorie Taylor Greene is leading an 'America First Caucus' that wants to uphold 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions'
America First

Marjorie Taylor Greene is leading an 'America First Caucus' that wants to uphold 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions'

Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert are lone lawmakers to vote against National Marrow Donor Program
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Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert are lone lawmakers to vote against National Marrow Donor Program

Body camera footage shows Chicago police officer shooting 13-year-old boy with hands raised
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Body camera footage shows Chicago police officer shooting 13-year-old boy with hands raised

How the failed union drive at Amazon may shape future labor organizing
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amazon v. union

How the failed union drive at Amazon may shape future labor organizing

Volkswagen says its 'Voltswagen' rebrand was a very early April Fool's joke
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march fools

Volkswagen says its 'Voltswagen' rebrand was a very early April Fool's joke

GOP congressman defends controversial BLM comments while wearing a glittery St. Patrick's Day hat
Rep. Glenn Grothman
accessorizing

GOP congressman defends controversial BLM comments while wearing a glittery St. Patrick's Day hat

Buttigieg gets roasted from all directions for mileage tax idea
Vroom Vroom

Buttigieg gets roasted from all directions for mileage tax idea

Georgia governor reportedly signs voting restrictions into law under portrait of slave plantation
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Georgia governor reportedly signs voting restrictions into law under portrait of slave plantation

Georgia passes voting restrictions hours after Biden calls such bills 'un-American'
Voting Rights

Georgia passes voting restrictions hours after Biden calls such bills 'un-American'

The glaring omission in Biden's first press conference
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The glaring omission in Biden's first press conference

New York's recreational marijuana deal includes licenses for 'club-like' consumption sites
Marijuana Grow Near Albany For State's Legal Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
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New York's recreational marijuana deal includes licenses for 'club-like' consumption sites

Both Fox News and Russian state media are trying to get Biden to debate Putin
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nyet thank you

Both Fox News and Russian state media are trying to get Biden to debate Putin

Texas GOP chair advises Rep. Chip Roy to 'engage the brain before firing the mouth'
Rep. Chip Roy
shush

Texas GOP chair advises Rep. Chip Roy to 'engage the brain before firing the mouth'

Republican Rep. Chip Roy uses hearing on anti-Asian discrimination to 'glorify lynching' and criticize China
anti-asian violence

Republican Rep. Chip Roy uses hearing on anti-Asian discrimination to 'glorify lynching' and criticize China

Michael Cohen says Trump is in for a 'proctological exam of the highest order' by New York prosecutors
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probing

Michael Cohen says Trump is in for a 'proctological exam of the highest order' by New York prosecutors

Mitch McConnell darkly threatens 'scorched earth Senate' if Democrats eliminate the filibuster
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senate battles

Mitch McConnell darkly threatens 'scorched earth Senate' if Democrats eliminate the filibuster

The floodgates are opening for everybody's dirt on Cuomo
andrew cuomo
Cuomo allegations

The floodgates are opening for everybody's dirt on Cuomo

Marco Rubio supports Amazon workers' union drive, but only because he dislikes Amazon
marco rubio
amazon union push

Marco Rubio supports Amazon workers' union drive, but only because he dislikes Amazon

Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. Republicans are divided on what to do about it.
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congress tackles covid

Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. Republicans are divided on what to do about it.

What to know about Biden's primetime pandemic anniversary speech
comforter-in-chief

What to know about Biden's primetime pandemic anniversary speech

Biden has gone longer without a formal news conference than any president in the past 100 years
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Biden has gone longer without a formal news conference than any president in the past 100 years

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema compared to Marie Antoinette for voting against minimum wage hike
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minimum wage

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema compared to Marie Antoinette for voting against minimum wage hike

Detroit's mayor rejected a shipment of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Experts say that's nuts.
vaccination nation

Detroit's mayor rejected a shipment of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Experts say that's nuts.

Only 21 percent of New York Democrats want Cuomo to resign
Gov. Andrew Cuomo
The numbers don't lie

Only 21 percent of New York Democrats want Cuomo to resign

GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn is now on TV championing Neanderthals
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i'm rubber you're glue

GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn is now on TV championing Neanderthals