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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.

Why the FDA panel's booster greenlight was actually a 'bad meeting' for Johnson & Johnson
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Why the FDA panel's booster greenlight was actually a 'bad meeting' for Johnson & Johnson

What pandemic experts are predicting for the U.S. this winter
COVID-19 testing site in Miami Beach.
winter is coming

What pandemic experts are predicting for the U.S. this winter

Havana syndrome victims describe the mysterious illness
US Embassy in Havana
havana syndrome

Havana syndrome victims describe the mysterious illness

The 6 new steps Biden is taking to fight the pandemic
Biden
pandemic plans

The 6 new steps Biden is taking to fight the pandemic

Those left in Afghanistan are 'acutely aware the window is closing' to get out
Kabul airport
afghanistan evacuations

Those left in Afghanistan are 'acutely aware the window is closing' to get out

McCarthy contradicts his own views on troops in Afghanistan
Kevin McCarthy
have it both ways

McCarthy contradicts his own views on troops in Afghanistan

Biden warns Kabul airport attackers 'we will hunt you down'
Biden
afghanistan evacuations

Biden warns Kabul airport attackers 'we will hunt you down'

Republican Sen. Ben Sasse calls on Biden to 'reverse course' and extend military evacuations in Kabul
Kabul airport
afghanistan evacuations

Republican Sen. Ben Sasse calls on Biden to 'reverse course' and extend military evacuations in Kabul

GOP Rep. attacks Richard Trumka's 'socialist policies' after his death
Virginia Foxx
harsh

GOP Rep. attacks Richard Trumka's 'socialist policies' after his death

Trump is attacking the U.S. women's soccer team again
Trump
fake feuds

Trump is attacking the U.S. women's soccer team again

Reps. Cori Bush and AOC declare victory as Biden agrees to extend the eviction moratorium
Cori Bush
eviction pause

Reps. Cori Bush and AOC declare victory as Biden agrees to extend the eviction moratorium

Cuomo allegedly sexually harassed a doctor as she conducted his COVID-19 nasal swab
Cuomo
cuomo allegations

Cuomo allegedly sexually harassed a doctor as she conducted his COVID-19 nasal swab

Biden's new sanctions on Cuba are 'purely symbolic'
Joe Biden
cuba protests

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
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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
Liz Cheney
panelists assemble

Liz Cheney selected for House committee investigating Capitol riot

Officials continue search for survivors in Florida condo collapse
Surfside collapsed building
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Officials continue search for survivors in Florida condo collapse

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

Facebook reportedly to end policy shielding politicians from moderation rules

Biden connects Tulsa race massacre and Capitol riot
Biden speaking
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
in the minority

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
volkswagen
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
MIA

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
puff puff pass the legislation

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'