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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.

Chicago bus driver jumped into Lake Michigan every day for a year
Dan O'Conor jumps into Lake Michigan.
it wasn't all bad

Chicago bus driver jumped into Lake Michigan every day for a year

Report: Trump Organization CFO could face charges as soon as this summer
Donald Trump, Allen Weisselberg, and Donald Trump Jr.
investigations

Report: Trump Organization CFO could face charges as soon as this summer

Tensions high after Israeli airstrikes hit Hamas sites in Gaza
Explosions in Gaza early Wednesday morning.
crisis in gaza

Tensions high after Israeli airstrikes hit Hamas sites in Gaza

Southern Baptist Convention elects Ed Litton as next president
Ed Litton.
religion

Southern Baptist Convention elects Ed Litton as next president

On the 4th of July, White House to celebrate 'independence' from COVID-19
Fireworks explode over the White House.
it's a party in the USA

On the 4th of July, White House to celebrate 'independence' from COVID-19

Senate unanimously passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday
The Emancipation Proclamation.
time to celebrate

Senate unanimously passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

Ex-GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher confirms he was at the Capitol on Jan. 6
Dana Rohrabacher.
capitol riot

Ex-GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher confirms he was at the Capitol on Jan. 6

Ghana fights deforestation by planting 5 million trees in 1 day
Seedlings in Ghana.
it wasn't all bad

Ghana fights deforestation by planting 5 million trees in 1 day

50 million Americans under excessive heat warnings
Heat warning sign in Death Valley National Park, California
feeling hot hot hot

50 million Americans under excessive heat warnings

Hundreds protest Manchin over his opposition to voting rights legislation
Protesters marching against Sen. Joe Manchin.
marching against Manchin

Hundreds protest Manchin over his opposition to voting rights legislation

Senate confirms Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to powerful appeals court
Ketanji Brown Jackson.
confirmations

Senate confirms Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to powerful appeals court

Biden: NATO leaders 'thanked me' for setting up meeting with Putin
President Biden.
taking one for the team

Biden: NATO leaders 'thanked me' for setting up meeting with Putin

Reality Winner, contractor who leaked intelligence, released from prison
Reality Winner.
early release

Reality Winner, contractor who leaked intelligence, released from prison

High school grad donates $40,000 scholarship to community college students
Verda Tetteh at her graduation.
it wasn't all bad

High school grad donates $40,000 scholarship to community college students

Former California police chief indicted on Capitol riot charges
Participants in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
capitol riot

Former California police chief indicted on Capitol riot charges

2 guests on Celebrity Millennium cruise ship test positive for COVID-19
A Celebrity Cruises ship.
covid cruise

2 guests on Celebrity Millennium cruise ship test positive for COVID-19

Trump DOJ seized Apple data from Adam Schiff, other House Democrats
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.)
whoa

Trump DOJ seized Apple data from Adam Schiff, other House Democrats

Zahid Quraishi confirmed as 1st Muslim American federal judge in U.S. history
Zahid Quraishi.
firsts

Zahid Quraishi confirmed as 1st Muslim American federal judge in U.S. history

Bipartisan group of senators reach nearly $1 trillion infrastructure deal
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska).
working together

Bipartisan group of senators reach nearly $1 trillion infrastructure deal

G7 countries expected to donate 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses worldwide
Joe Biden and Boris Johnson.
fighting COVID

G7 countries expected to donate 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses worldwide

The week's good news: June 10, 2021
Fudge.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: June 10, 2021

Athlete's dream comes true when she's surprised with entry into Special Olympics USA Games
Lumene "The Lightning" Montissol.
going for the gold

Athlete's dream comes true when she's surprised with entry into Special Olympics USA Games

Texas hospital system suspends workers refusing COVID-19 vaccine
Houston Methodist Hospital.
get jabbed

Texas hospital system suspends workers refusing COVID-19 vaccine

Report: Pentagon considering use of airstrikes if Afghan forces are in crisis
Kabul.
afghanistan

Report: Pentagon considering use of airstrikes if Afghan forces are in crisis

Meat supplier JBS paid $11 million ransom following cyberattack
A JBS facility.
$$$$$

Meat supplier JBS paid $11 million ransom following cyberattack

Rep. Val Demings launches campaign for Marco Rubio's Senate seat
Val Demings.
2022

Rep. Val Demings launches campaign for Marco Rubio's Senate seat

The controversial Keystone XL pipeline project has been canceled
Unused pipes.
officially dead

The controversial Keystone XL pipeline project has been canceled

NASA's return to Venus
Earth to Venus.
Briefing

NASA's return to Venus

Woman finds one-of-a-kind way to share famous fudge recipe
Kay's Fudge recipe.
creativity

Woman finds one-of-a-kind way to share famous fudge recipe

Waffle House employees work together to get co-worker to his graduation
Timothy Harrison.
it wasn't all bad

Waffle House employees work together to get co-worker to his graduation

New book claims Trump thought Democrats would replace Biden with Michelle Obama
Donald Trump
wow

New book claims Trump thought Democrats would replace Biden with Michelle Obama

Terry McAuliffe wins Virginia's Democratic gubernatorial primary
Terry McAuliffe.
virginia is for governors

Terry McAuliffe wins Virginia's Democratic gubernatorial primary

Senate passes sweeping bill to boost U.S. tech industry
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
in the senate

Senate passes sweeping bill to boost U.S. tech industry

It's looking less likely U.S. will hit Biden's July 4 vaccine goal
A man receives a COVID-19 vaccine shot.
running out of time

It's looking less likely U.S. will hit Biden's July 4 vaccine goal

Harris: U.S., allies must give migrants 'a sense of hope that help is on the way'
Vice President Kamala Harris.
migration

Harris: U.S., allies must give migrants 'a sense of hope that help is on the way'

Dozens arrested after protesters move to block Minnesota pipeline
Protesters at the Line 3 pipeline pump station in Minnesota.
environmental battles

Dozens arrested after protesters move to block Minnesota pipeline