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Peter Weber

Senior editor

Peter Weber is a senior editor at TheWeek.com, and has handled the editorial night shift since the website launched in 2008. A graduate of Northwestern University, Peter has worked at Facts on File and The New York Times Magazine. He speaks Spanish and Italian and plays bass and rhythm cello in an Austin rock band. Follow him on Twitter.

Ukraine takes full control of Lyman while Russian media points fingers
Ukrainian flag in Donetsk
do svidaniya

Ukraine takes full control of Lyman while Russian media points fingers

Florida's Venezuelan migrant recruiter 'Perla' identified
martha's vineyard photo
Found

Florida's Venezuelan migrant recruiter 'Perla' identified

Has U.S. evangelical Christianity become more a political culture than a religion?
A cross.
Opinion

Has U.S. evangelical Christianity become more a political culture than a religion?

Ginni Thomas meets with Jan. 6 panel, reiterates fraudulent election claims
Ginni Thomas
'minimal and mainstream activity'

Ginni Thomas meets with Jan. 6 panel, reiterates fraudulent election claims

Judge sides with Trump over special master in Mar-a-Lago records case
Donald Trump
'giant backfire'

Judge sides with Trump over special master in Mar-a-Lago records case

Trevor Noah announces exit from The Daily Show
Trevor Noah
The Daily Showdown

Trevor Noah announces exit from The Daily Show

U.K.: More Russians have fled Putin's draft than fought in Ukraine
Russian men feeling to Georgia to escape Putin's draft
Dodging the Draft

U.K.: More Russians have fled Putin's draft than fought in Ukraine

Trump asked Pentagon about bombing Mexican drug labs, book reports
Donald Trump, Brett Giroir
War on Drugs

Trump asked Pentagon about bombing Mexican drug labs, book reports

Biden hosts 1st White House summit on fighting hunger in 50 year
Joe Biden
'top of the mind'

Biden hosts 1st White House summit on fighting hunger in 50 year

GOP leaders reportedly spooked GOP might force debt crisis in 2023
Kevin McCarthy
'a hostage you can't shoot'

GOP leaders reportedly spooked GOP might force debt crisis in 2023

Aaron Judge hits homer No. 61, tying Roger Maris' record
Aaron Judge hits 61st home run
Clean history

Aaron Judge hits homer No. 61, tying Roger Maris' record

Russia claims victory in 4 staged Ukrainian referendums
Referendum voting in Donetsk, Ukraine
Prelude to a theft

Russia claims victory in 4 staged Ukrainian referendums

Senate advances stopgap spending bill after Manchin drops permit amendment
Mark Warner, Joe Manchin
Stopgap Go

Senate advances stopgap spending bill after Manchin drops permit amendment

Arizona judge bans abortion statewide by reinstating 1864 law
Pro-choice rally in Tucson
Abortion Fights

Arizona judge bans abortion statewide by reinstating 1864 law

Biden surprises Elton John with National Humanities Medal
Jill Biden, Elton John, Joe Biden
'Flabbergasted'

Biden surprises Elton John with National Humanities Medal

Kevin McCarthy rolls out House GOP 'Commitment to America'
Kevin McCarthy
Promises Promises

Kevin McCarthy rolls out House GOP 'Commitment to America'

10 things you need to know today: September 24, 2022
Referendum voting in Donetsk, Ukraine
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 24, 2022

Is Putin's Ukraine 'partial mobilization' the beginning of his end?
Vladimir Putin.
Opinion

Is Putin's Ukraine 'partial mobilization' the beginning of his end?

Alabama delays execution after 5-4 Supreme Court rules it can continue
Lethal Injection chamber
Poison Picked and Rejected

Alabama delays execution after 5-4 Supreme Court rules it can continue

France's Macron tells CNN he'd love to know what file Trump had about him
Emmanuel Macron
Inquiring Minds Want to Know

France's Macron tells CNN he'd love to know what file Trump had about him

Top diplomats from Russia, Ukraine, U.S. face off at U.N. Security Council
Antony Blinken
Diplomacy Inaction

Top diplomats from Russia, Ukraine, U.S. face off at U.N. Security Council

Russians are googling extreme ways to avoid fighting in Ukraine
Stephen Colbert's Late Show
'How to break an Arm'

Russians are googling extreme ways to avoid fighting in Ukraine

Interpol captures U.S. fugitive 'Fat Leonard' Francis in Venezuela
Leonard Francis
Fat Leonard scandal

Interpol captures U.S. fugitive 'Fat Leonard' Francis in Venezuela

Appellate court: DOJ gets access to classified files seized from Trump
Donald Trump's legal team
'Benchslap'

Appellate court: DOJ gets access to classified files seized from Trump

Trump claims presidents can declassify documents 'by thinking about it'
Donald Trump
Nope

Trump claims presidents can declassify documents 'by thinking about it'

Can Russia halt Ukraine's gains with jail recruits and mercenaries?
A soldier.
Opinion

Can Russia halt Ukraine's gains with jail recruits and mercenaries?

Putin announces 'partial mobilization' of 300,000 Russian reservists
Vladimir Putin
Desperate Times

Putin announces 'partial mobilization' of 300,000 Russian reservists

The Space Force unveils its official anthem, 'Semper Supra'
Space Force Anthem
It's Semper Something

The Space Force unveils its official anthem, 'Semper Supra'

Russia preparing to annex 4 Ukrainian regions after 'sham' referendums
Vladimir Putin
Land Grab

Russia preparing to annex 4 Ukrainian regions after 'sham' referendums

Republicans are threatening to tank Manchin's pro-oil bill
Joe Manchin
Strange bedfellows

Republicans are threatening to tank Manchin's pro-oil bill

Trump is overtly embracing QAnon now
Trump supporters
Worship Service

Trump is overtly embracing QAnon now

Texas sheriff announces criminal investigation of Florida migrant flights
Sheriff Javier Salazar
Law and Order

Texas sheriff announces criminal investigation of Florida migrant flights

Trump lawyers acknowledge criminal peril from classified document probe
Donald Trump
Special Master Treatment

Trump lawyers acknowledge criminal peril from classified document probe

Russian pop icon Alla Pugacheva criticizes Ukraine invasion
Vladimir Putin, Alla Pugacheva
Dissent

Russian pop icon Alla Pugacheva criticizes Ukraine invasion

Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky had similar responses to Ken Starr's death
Bill Clinton
Less is more

Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky had similar responses to Ken Starr's death

Biden tells 60 Minutes COVID-19 is still here but 'the pandemic is over'
Joe Biden, Scott Pelley
Quotables

Biden tells 60 Minutes COVID-19 is still here but 'the pandemic is over'