Daveed Diggs, rapper, writer, actor and star of “Hamilton,” is adding another title to his name — Tony nominee. Diggs plays both Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the smash hit musical created by Lin-Manuel Miranda about Alexander Hamilton and the founding of America.
On Thursday, July 28, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric sat down with Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. The two discuss the historic nature of Hillary Clinton’s nomination and her potential for success as a president.
Media mogul and writer Arianna Huffington thinks America is in a sleep crisis. She also thinks Donald Trump is a “clear and present danger” to the country. Huffington spoke to Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric on “Yahoo News Live” about both of those topics, as well as her new book, “The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time.”
I spoke with New York Times columnist Frank Bruni about the state of the 2016 election, the campaign strategies of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and what this all means for America.
Jazz Jennings — an award-winning activist, author, and reality star — has been sharing her experiences as a transgender girl since she was 6 years old. In her latest book, “Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen,” she tells her story from childhood to the start of her teen years. It’s out now, and Season 2 of her docuseries, “I Am Jazz,” premieres on TLC on June 8.
Actor Bryan Cranston joined Yahoo News at the Democratic National Convention and talked about a petition to stop Donald Trump from becoming president.
“Our mission is to end the killing of shelter pets.” For the past thirty years, Frances Battista and a group of friends have been working hard to accomplish that mission, founding Best Friends Animal Society and building the largest no-kill sanctuary for homeless animals in need. Located in the beautiful red rocks of Kanab, Utah, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary is home to about 1,700 animals — cats, dogs, rabbits, birds, horses, goats, pigs and sheep — just to name a few.
Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric interviewed House Speaker Paul Ryan and he revealed little known fun facts about himself.
Oakland, Calif., is a city in renaissance. One of the most ethnically diverse cities in the country, it has recently become a tourist destination and a hub for tech companies seeking an alternative to San Francisco’s high prices and Silicon Valley environment. The reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors’ hot streak has united old and new neighbors in an unflinching Oakland pride. But Oakland was not always a destination of choice: Violence once marked it as the most dangerous city in the country, and its police department has a checkered past due to its use of excessive force.
Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric talks to Politico’s Chief White House correspondent and Playbook author Mike Allen about the 2016 election and his surprising decision to leave the publication to start his own online venture with Politico CEO Jim VandeHei.
On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser and pollster to the Donald Trump campaign and president of the Polling Company Inc./Women Trend, joins Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric on “Yahoo News Now.” Conway will discuss Donald Trump’s challenges with women voters and the latest news from the Trump camp.
On Tuesday, June 14, 2016 President Obama delivered a statement to the press. The president spoke about the Islamic State group as well as the tragedy in Orlando. Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric talks with Yahoo Chief White House Correspondent Olivier Knox as well as the Heritage Foundation’s Vice President of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies Jim Carafano regarding the president’s remarks.
Jay Leno is back in the driver’s seat with the second season of his show on CNBC,“Jay Leno’s Garage.” His fascination with all things automotive and his easy on-screen charm made the first season of the series the most watched in the network’s history.
The former host of “The Tonight Show” sat down with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric to talk about his massive vehicle collection (150 cars, 117 motorcycles), his interminable stand-up career and the state of late night.