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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.

Schiff: Bannon indictment to encourage witness cooperation
Adam Schiff
a message

Schiff: Bannon indictment to encourage witness cooperation

Leaders warn COP26 emissions deal 'did not achieve' group's climate goals
COP26 protest
climate change

Leaders warn COP26 emissions deal 'did not achieve' group's climate goals

Democrat Phil Murphy will hang on to New Jersey governor seat, AP projects
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy.
new jersey votes

Democrat Phil Murphy will hang on to New Jersey governor seat, AP projects

McCarthy predicts GOP will win 60 House seats in midterms
Kevin McCarthy
crystal ball

McCarthy predicts GOP will win 60 House seats in midterms

Trump is trying to keep call logs and handwritten memos away from Capitol riot investigators
Trump
top secret

Trump is trying to keep call logs and handwritten memos away from Capitol riot investigators

Mexico recovers illegally exported pre-Hispanic artifacts from Italy
"The Greatness of Mexico" exhibition at the Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology
back home

Mexico recovers illegally exported pre-Hispanic artifacts from Italy

Climate protesters flood Rome amid G-20 summit
Protesters in Rome
climate change

Climate protesters flood Rome amid G-20 summit

How Trump has dodged social media bans to amass a staggering war chest
Trump
furious fundraising

How Trump has dodged social media bans to amass a staggering war chest

SCOTUS to consider blocking EPA from limiting greenhouse gases
Supreme Court
climate change

SCOTUS to consider blocking EPA from limiting greenhouse gases

FDA approves Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11
vaccine clinic
vaccination nation

FDA approves Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11

Why climate advocates are happy with Biden's spending framework
Biden
climate change

Why climate advocates are happy with Biden's spending framework

Democrats' redistricting effort that could relinquish the party's power
McConnell discusses gerrymandering
backfire

Democrats' redistricting effort that could relinquish the party's power

Large employers fear vaccine mandates will chase away workers. But 'real world data tells a different story.'
Biden discusses vaccines
vaccination nation

Large employers fear vaccine mandates will chase away workers. But 'real world data tells a different story.'

Almost all Afghans could fall into poverty in coming months, says U.N.
Woman begging in Kabul
afghanistan crisis

Almost all Afghans could fall into poverty in coming months, says U.N.

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

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
floods
Speed Reads

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
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
this just in

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