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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.

The supply chain fiasco
A container ship.
Briefing

The supply chain fiasco

China's economic growth weakens amid supply chain and electricity issues
A Chinese heavy machinery factory.
global economics

China's economic growth weakens amid supply chain and electricity issues

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker are engaged
Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian.
love kardashian style

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker are engaged

Statue of Robert E. Lee removed from Dallas park now stands at a Texas golf resort
The statue of Robert E. Lee being removed from a Dallas park.
it's 2021

Statue of Robert E. Lee removed from Dallas park now stands at a Texas golf resort

L.A. County wants Vanessa Bryant to take a psychiatric exam in lawsuit
Vanessa Bryant.
wow

L.A. County wants Vanessa Bryant to take a psychiatric exam in lawsuit

Investigators believe cargo ship dragged California oil pipeline in January
Oil spill in California.
probes

Investigators believe cargo ship dragged California oil pipeline in January

Chicago Sky wins 1st WNBA championship
Chicago Sky players celebrate their win.
congratulations

Chicago Sky wins 1st WNBA championship

Texas school official says teachers need to offer books with 'opposing' perspectives on the Holocaust
A copy of "The Diary of Anne Frank."
seriously?

Texas school official says teachers need to offer books with 'opposing' perspectives on the Holocaust

Bill Clinton hospitalized with non-COVID-related infection
Bill Clinton.
get well soon

Bill Clinton hospitalized with non-COVID-related infection

Former Boeing chief test pilot indicted in connection with 737 Max
A 737 Max airplane.
'callous choice'

Former Boeing chief test pilot indicted in connection with 737 Max

La Niña has arrived, will likely stick around through early 2022
A man with an umbrella walks in the rain.
weather watch

La Niña has arrived, will likely stick around through early 2022

Robert Durst sentenced to life in prison without parole
Robert Durst.
crime and punishment

Robert Durst sentenced to life in prison without parole

The week's good news: October 14, 2021
Israeli archaeology.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: October 14, 2021

Police in Norway say man armed with bow and arrows killed 5 people
An arrow that was shot on Wednesday night.
crime

Police in Norway say man armed with bow and arrows killed 5 people

Fire burning near Santa Barbara grows to 13,400 acres
Smoke from the Alisal Fire.
california fires

Fire burning near Santa Barbara grows to 13,400 acres

Jewish death row inmate in Texas could get new trial after judge is accused of being antisemitic
Randy Halprin in 2003.
death penalty

Jewish death row inmate in Texas could get new trial after judge is accused of being antisemitic

Pamela expected to strengthen into hurricane before striking Mexico
A view of Mazatlan.
wild weather

Pamela expected to strengthen into hurricane before striking Mexico

Task force shifts advice on aspirin use for preventing heart disease and strokes
Aspirin.
updates

Task force shifts advice on aspirin use for preventing heart disease and strokes

House approves legislation raising the debt ceiling until early December
The Capitol.
breaking news

House approves legislation raising the debt ceiling until early December

For the 1st time, FDA authorizes e-cigarettes
The Vuse e-cigarette.
firsts

For the 1st time, FDA authorizes e-cigarettes

On their 77th anniversary, Iowa couple finally gets to take their wedding photos
A wedding bouquet.
at last

On their 77th anniversary, Iowa couple finally gets to take their wedding photos

Annual yard sale funds random acts of kindness in Virginia community
A sign at Susan Thompson-Gaines' yard sale.
neighbors helping neighbors

Annual yard sale funds random acts of kindness in Virginia community

DOJ asks court to pause Texas abortion ban while case is being appealed
Pro-choice demonstrators in Texas.
texas abortion ban

DOJ asks court to pause Texas abortion ban while case is being appealed

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott bans 'any entity' from imposing COVID-19 vaccine mandates
Greg Abbott.
executive orders

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott bans 'any entity' from imposing COVID-19 vaccine mandates

Jon Gruden resigns as Raiders coach amid fallout over racist, homophobic emails
Jon Gruden.
bye

Jon Gruden resigns as Raiders coach amid fallout over racist, homophobic emails

New California law requires public schools to offer free period products
Menstrual products.
good news

New California law requires public schools to offer free period products

UPS driver killed after small plane crashes into California neighborhood
The site of a small plane crash in Santee, California.
accidents

UPS driver killed after small plane crashes into California neighborhood

Study: 85 percent of global population has been affected by human-induced climate change
Sandbags on a beach in the Maldives protect against rising sea levels.
this is a crisis

Study: 85 percent of global population has been affected by human-induced climate change

Texas GOP gubernatorial candidate Allen West hospitalized with COVID-19
Allen West.
COVID

Texas GOP gubernatorial candidate Allen West hospitalized with COVID-19

Earthquake, aftershocks rattle Hawaii's Big Island
A surfer in Hawaii.
earthquakes

Earthquake, aftershocks rattle Hawaii's Big Island

Russian man becomes 1st person without legs to scale world's 8th-highest mountain
Rustam Nabiev.
firsts

Russian man becomes 1st person without legs to scale world's 8th-highest mountain

Schiff: Jan. 6 select committee preparing to urge prosecution of anyone who ignores subpoenas
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.)
capitol riot aftermath

Schiff: Jan. 6 select committee preparing to urge prosecution of anyone who ignores subpoenas

Southwest cancels more than 1,800 flights over the weekend
A Southwest Airlines plane.
sorry travelers

Southwest cancels more than 1,800 flights over the weekend

Taliban says U.S. agreed to give humanitarian aid to Afghanistan
Farmers in Afghanistan.
afghanistan

Taliban says U.S. agreed to give humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Navy nuclear engineer and his wife charged with trying to pass secrets to foreign country
A Virginia-class nuclear submarine.
espionage

Navy nuclear engineer and his wife charged with trying to pass secrets to foreign country

New quarters will feature 5 trailblazing American women
Maya Angelou.
about time

New quarters will feature 5 trailblazing American women