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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.

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

GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn is now on TV championing Neanderthals

U.S. birth rates plunged in 2020, a sure sign 'things are not going well for a lot of people'
Cribs.
no baby

U.S. birth rates plunged in 2020, a sure sign 'things are not going well for a lot of people'

A majority of American men wash their face with hand soap
hand soap
self careless

A majority of American men wash their face with hand soap

Progressives argue Biden's compromise on stimulus checks is 'completely deranged'
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stimulus split

Progressives argue Biden's compromise on stimulus checks is 'completely deranged'

Far-right misinformation gets by far the most engagement on Facebook, study finds
facebook
disinfo

Far-right misinformation gets by far the most engagement on Facebook, study finds

McCarthy claims during House debate that Dr. Seuss has been outlawed. Dr. Seuss has not been outlawed.
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culture wars

McCarthy claims during House debate that Dr. Seuss has been outlawed. Dr. Seuss has not been outlawed.

Democrats decry Biden's airstrikes in Syria as unconstitutional. Republicans praise them as 'proportional.'
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syria strike

Democrats decry Biden's airstrikes in Syria as unconstitutional. Republicans praise them as 'proportional.'

Pandemic experts are starting to sound increasingly optimistic. Is it safe to make plans for a summer vacation?
outdoor dining
covid crystal ball

Pandemic experts are starting to sound increasingly optimistic. Is it safe to make plans for a summer vacation?

Spike in violence against Asian Americans has 'stoked fear and paranoia'
End The Violence Towards Asians rally
AAPI violence

Spike in violence against Asian Americans has 'stoked fear and paranoia'

House passes Equality Act, expanding LGBTQ discrimination protections
house democrats
lgbtq rights

House passes Equality Act, expanding LGBTQ discrimination protections

GOP Sen. Cassidy: 'I voted to convict President Trump because he is guilty'
sen. bill cassidy
impeachment round 2

GOP Sen. Cassidy: 'I voted to convict President Trump because he is guilty'

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski calls for Trump to resign: 'I want him out'
lisa murkowski
showing the door

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski calls for Trump to resign: 'I want him out'

Sen. Joe Manchin says he'd 'absolutely' oppose Biden's stimulus checks, then swiftly walks it back after stocks tank
joe manchin
don't manchin it

Sen. Joe Manchin says he'd 'absolutely' oppose Biden's stimulus checks, then swiftly walks it back after stocks tank

White House condemns Capitol siege in brief statement that doesn't mention Trump
kayleigh mcenany
Drama in D.C.

White House condemns Capitol siege in brief statement that doesn't mention Trump

Trump is reportedly polling aides on whether he should pardon himself
trump
Drama in D.C.

Trump is reportedly polling aides on whether he should pardon himself

FDA panel greenlights Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine
moderna
Solving COVID

FDA panel greenlights Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

Supreme Court rejects Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn Biden's win
supreme court
NOPE

Supreme Court rejects Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn Biden's win

Growing number of Senate Republicans voice support for bipartisan coronavirus relief bill
senate republicans
coronavirus relief

Growing number of Senate Republicans voice support for bipartisan coronavirus relief bill

Incoming secretary of state Antony Blinken has original love songs available on Spotify
antony blinken
secretary of serenades

Incoming secretary of state Antony Blinken has original love songs available on Spotify

Trump seemingly nearly slips and acknowledges his election loss
trump speaking in rose garden
warp speed

Trump seemingly nearly slips and acknowledges his election loss

Trump claims Biden is 'rushing to falsely pose as the winner' after networks call race
trump speaking
election 2020

Trump claims Biden is 'rushing to falsely pose as the winner' after networks call race

Trump campaign vows to request recount in Wisconsin
trump
election 2020

Trump campaign vows to request recount in Wisconsin

Meadows directly contradicts Trump's claim that Senate Republicans would support a larger stimulus bill
mark meadows
Not So Fast

Meadows directly contradicts Trump's claim that Senate Republicans would support a larger stimulus bill

Trump insults NBC and claims he's being 'set up' by the town hall he wanted
sure

Trump insults NBC and claims he's being 'set up' by the town hall he wanted

Trump's legal team loses yet another effort to conceal his tax records
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court battles

Trump's legal team loses yet another effort to conceal his tax records

Trump was seemingly the last to hear about Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death
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out of the loop

Trump was seemingly the last to hear about Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death

Politicians on both sides of the aisle pay tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg
ruth bader ginsburg
Rest in peace

Politicians on both sides of the aisle pay tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Eric Trump criticizes Democrats for talking about COVID-19 too much
eric trump
blah blah blah

Eric Trump criticizes Democrats for talking about COVID-19 too much

Violence in Kenosha 'echoes' Trump's anti-protest rhetoric. The White House claims Wisconsin isn't Trump's responsibility.
Trump at RNC
not my problem

Violence in Kenosha 'echoes' Trump's anti-protest rhetoric. The White House claims Wisconsin isn't Trump's responsibility.

Solving COVID: August 26, 2020
A vaccine.
Solving COVID

Solving COVID: August 26, 2020

The NRA's first ad of the election season is a false claim about Joe Biden
defund the police sign
that's just not true

The NRA's first ad of the election season is a false claim about Joe Biden

Judge accuses Trump of trying to sneak his absolute immunity argument 'through a back door'
trump
the neverending saga

Judge accuses Trump of trying to sneak his absolute immunity argument 'through a back door'

Obama accuses Trump of trying to 'actively kneecap' USPS ahead of election
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obama on trump

Obama accuses Trump of trying to 'actively kneecap' USPS ahead of election

The Trump administration wants to crack down even further on asylum protections
trump at border
immigration crackdown

The Trump administration wants to crack down even further on asylum protections

A USPS 'Equipment Reduction' plan will reportedly eliminate 15 percent of mail sorting machines
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follow the mail trail

A USPS 'Equipment Reduction' plan will reportedly eliminate 15 percent of mail sorting machines

Several Iowa counties are expanding mail-in voting. The Trump campaign is only suing the Democratic-leaning ones.
iowa voting
legality on a technicality

Several Iowa counties are expanding mail-in voting. The Trump campaign is only suing the Democratic-leaning ones.