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Catherine Garcia

Night editor

Catherine Garcia is night editor for TheWeek.com. Her writing and reporting has appeared in Entertainment Weekly and EW.com, The New York Times, The Book of Jezebel, and other publications. A Southern California native, Catherine is a graduate of the University of Redlands and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

New chancellor at Kabul University bans women from campus
An Afghan girl sits in an empty classroom.
going backwards

New chancellor at Kabul University bans women from campus

Rep. Karen Bass is running for mayor of Los Angeles
Rep. Karen Bass.
politics

Rep. Karen Bass is running for mayor of Los Angeles

Olympian becomes 1st woman to finish swim to Block Island
Elizabeth Beisel.
'humbled and honored'

Olympian becomes 1st woman to finish swim to Block Island

Pfizer starts study of oral drug for preventing COVID-19
The Pfizer logo.
fighting COVID

Pfizer starts study of oral drug for preventing COVID-19

Union says dozens of Massachusetts state troopers are resigning over vaccine mandate
Massachusetts State Police troopers.
no jab no job

Union says dozens of Massachusetts state troopers are resigning over vaccine mandate

South Korean military says North Korea fired 'unidentified projectile' into sea
File footage of a North Korean missile launch airs on South Korean TV.
all eyes on north korea

South Korean military says North Korea fired 'unidentified projectile' into sea

California will now send ballots to all registered voters for every election
A California mail-in ballot.
voting rights

California will now send ballots to all registered voters for every election

Senate Republicans block bill to avert government shutdown
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
breaking news

Senate Republicans block bill to avert government shutdown

Betty Soskin, the oldest active park ranger in the U.S., turns 100
Betty Soskin.
milestones

Betty Soskin, the oldest active park ranger in the U.S., turns 100

Liz Cheney says GOP 'coddling and enabling' of Trump could 'unravel the system'
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.)
today's GOP

Liz Cheney says GOP 'coddling and enabling' of Trump could 'unravel the system'

San Marino residents vote overwhelmingly to legalize abortion
A nun votes in San Marino.
referendums

San Marino residents vote overwhelmingly to legalize abortion

U.S. wins Ryder Cup by largest margin of victory in recent history
Team USA with the Ryder Cup.
from the wonderful world of sports

U.S. wins Ryder Cup by largest margin of victory in recent history

Pelosi says House will vote Thursday on bipartisan infrastructure bill
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
infrastructure week

Pelosi says House will vote Thursday on bipartisan infrastructure bill

Switzerland votes to make same-sex marriage legal
Supporters of same-sex marriage celebrate in Switzerland.
it's about time

Switzerland votes to make same-sex marriage legal

The Haitian migrant surge, explained
Haitian migrants.
Briefing

The Haitian migrant surge, explained

Drafts of audit report confirm Biden defeated Trump in Maricopa County
Arizona Cyber Ninjas audit.
millions of dollars later...

Drafts of audit report confirm Biden defeated Trump in Maricopa County

Ex-Louisiana state trooper charged in flashlight beating of Black motorist
Jacob Brown.
civil rights violations

Ex-Louisiana state trooper charged in flashlight beating of Black motorist

Taliban official says executions will return
A Taliban official in front of a flag.
today's taliban

Taliban official says executions will return

Jan. 6 Committee subpoenas Steve Bannon, Mark Meadows
Mark Meadows.
capitol riot aftermath

Jan. 6 Committee subpoenas Steve Bannon, Mark Meadows

CDC advisory panel recommends Pfizer boosters for older, some high-risk Americans
Pfizer vaccine doses.
vaccination nation

CDC advisory panel recommends Pfizer boosters for older, some high-risk Americans

The week's good news: September 23, 2021
Kev Crane.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: September 23, 2021

FDA authorizes Pfizer booster shots for seniors and high-risk individuals
Pfizer vaccine doses.
vaccination nation

FDA authorizes Pfizer booster shots for seniors and high-risk individuals

Kids on field trip discovered new species of giant penguin
King penguins.
natural history

Kids on field trip discovered new species of giant penguin

Thailand is turning plastic waste into personal protective equipment
A monk in Thailand wearing PPE made from plastic bottles.
getting creative

Thailand is turning plastic waste into personal protective equipment

Donald Trump sues niece Mary, New York Times over taxes story
Donald Trump.
see you in court

Donald Trump sues niece Mary, New York Times over taxes story

Plumber gets record deal after client hears him singing in his bathroom
Kev Crane.
good pipes

Plumber gets record deal after client hears him singing in his bathroom

House passes bill to avert government shutdown
The U.S. Capitol building.
now to the senate

House passes bill to avert government shutdown

Taliban foreign minister asks to address the United Nations
Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi.
seeking legitimacy

Taliban foreign minister asks to address the United Nations

Coroner confirms Gabby Petito's body was found in Wyoming
A memorial to Gabby Petito.
crime

Coroner confirms Gabby Petito's body was found in Wyoming

Minnesota woman is head chef of cooking program she attended as a child
Bowls of colorful fruits and vegetables.
full circle

Minnesota woman is head chef of cooking program she attended as a child

Attorney for ex-Trump Organization CFO says more indictments are expected
Allen Weisselberg.
stay tuned

Attorney for ex-Trump Organization CFO says more indictments are expected

Canada's Trudeau wins 3rd term, but likely without Liberal Party majority
Justin Trudeau.
our neighbors to the north

Canada's Trudeau wins 3rd term, but likely without Liberal Party majority

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly attacks in eastern Afghanistan
Residents of Jalalabad and Taliban fighters look at the scene of a bombing.
happening in afghanistan

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly attacks in eastern Afghanistan

FBI searches Brian Laundrie's family home in Florida
Police officers stand outside of Brian Laundrie's home.
mysteries

FBI searches Brian Laundrie's family home in Florida

Arkansas man sues Texas doctor who defied state's abortion ban
Supporters of abortion rights protest at the Texas State Capitol.
reproductive rights

Arkansas man sues Texas doctor who defied state's abortion ban

Biden to raise refugee admissions cap to 125,000
President Biden.
'a reflection of core American values'

Biden to raise refugee admissions cap to 125,000