Theara Coleman

Staff writer

Theara Coleman is a Staff Writer for The Week. A New York native, she previously served as a contributing writer and assistant editor for Honeysuckle Magazine, where she covered racial politics and cannabis industry news. Theara graduated from Howard University and New York University, receiving her BA and MA in English Literature, respectively. She has a background in education as a former High School English teacher. She brings her passion for reading, writing, and all things nerdy to her work as a journalist.

Lawmaker introduces rabies vaccine bill after fox bite
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post-Rabid Fox Attack

Lawmaker introduces rabies vaccine bill after fox bite

Which Republicans will back Trump if he runs in 2024?
Donald Trump.
Feature

Which Republicans will back Trump if he runs in 2024?

Diesel-loaded ship cannot dock in Puerto Rico, thousands remain powerless
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Stuck at sea

Diesel-loaded ship cannot dock in Puerto Rico, thousands remain powerless

The most shocking claims from the newest books about Trump's presidency
A book.
Briefing

The most shocking claims from the newest books about Trump's presidency

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton denies running away to avoid subpoena
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gone in a flash

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton denies running away to avoid subpoena

Biden's student debt relief plan could cost the government $400 billion
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Billion dollar price tag

Biden's student debt relief plan could cost the government $400 billion

Biden cancels visit to Florida over impending hurricane
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State of Emergency

Biden cancels visit to Florida over impending hurricane

Former White House chief of staff texted voter fraud conspiracy theorist
Jan. 6 committee
'roadmap to an attempted coup'

Former White House chief of staff texted voter fraud conspiracy theorist

Mayor of NYC mulls plan to build tent city for influx of migrants
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Tent City

Mayor of NYC mulls plan to build tent city for influx of migrants

Hot mic catches South Korean president swearing after talking to Biden
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potty mouth

Hot mic catches South Korean president swearing after talking to Biden

Hong Kong reveals relaxed travel quarantine policy
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New Pandemic Policy

Hong Kong reveals relaxed travel quarantine policy

House passes bill barring Congress from interfering with electoral results
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Never Again

House passes bill barring Congress from interfering with electoral results

10 books to read in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month
Books.
Briefing

10 books to read in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month

2 American vets freed in prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine
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POWs Freed

2 American vets freed in prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine

E. Jean Carroll to sue Trump over sexual assault allegations, again
E. Jean Carroll photo
Double Dose

E. Jean Carroll to sue Trump over sexual assault allegations, again

DOJ charges nonprofit with $250 million pandemic fraud scheme
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Food Fraud

DOJ charges nonprofit with $250 million pandemic fraud scheme

The longest book in the world is for sale, but you can't read it
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Forbidden Book Treasure

The longest book in the world is for sale, but you can't read it

California governor signs employment discrimination bill protecting after-work cannabis use
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Pot Law passed

California governor signs employment discrimination bill protecting after-work cannabis use

33 senators want special counsel privileges for Hunter Biden investigator
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First son investigated

33 senators want special counsel privileges for Hunter Biden investigator

Relocating migrants: A pointed message, or a 'crisis'?
Migrant relocation.
Opinion

Relocating migrants: A pointed message, or a 'crisis'?

Baltimore judge vacates murder conviction of Serial's Adnan Syed
andan syed photo
Syed Set Free

Baltimore judge vacates murder conviction of Serial's Adnan Syed

American prisoner freed from Afghanistan in prisoner swap
antony blinken
free at last

American prisoner freed from Afghanistan in prisoner swap

Biden administration to mull legal action after GOP governors relocate migrants
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Trouble Ahead

Biden administration to mull legal action after GOP governors relocate migrants

California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants DeSantis and Abbott investigated for kidnapping
California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Is it illegal?

California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants DeSantis and Abbott investigated for kidnapping

FedEx warns of looming global recession
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Recession Warning

FedEx warns of looming global recession

Mississippi governor says Jackson residents can stop boiling water
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Boiling Over

Mississippi governor says Jackson residents can stop boiling water

White House reveals framework for crypto regulation
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Crypto Rules

White House reveals framework for crypto regulation

The congressional stock trading ban, explained
The Capitol.
Briefing

The congressional stock trading ban, explained

9 books to read this fall
Reading.
Feature

9 books to read this fall

Biden to meet with families of Griner, Whelan
President Biden.
#FREEBRITTNEY

Biden to meet with families of Griner, Whelan

DOJ charges 3 Iranian nationals in global hacking conspiracy
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Ransomware Attacks

DOJ charges 3 Iranian nationals in global hacking conspiracy

Prosecutors move to vacate conviction of Adnan Syed
andan syed photo
New Evidence

Prosecutors move to vacate conviction of Adnan Syed

MyPillow CEO's phone seized by FBI
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CEO served

MyPillow CEO's phone seized by FBI

Exploding package injures Northeastern University staff member
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Suspicious Package

Exploding package injures Northeastern University staff member

Rapper PnB Rock fatally shot
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rip

Rapper PnB Rock fatally shot

1st U.S. monkeypox death confirmed
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Monkeypox Fatality

1st U.S. monkeypox death confirmed