I sat down with Edmond Jordan, the attorney for the family of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man who was fatally shot after a confrontation with police officers outside a Baton Rouge, La., convenience store. Video of Sterling’s altercation — which took place early on Tuesday — was captured by a bystander and circulated widely online, sparking outrage and protests.
On Monday, June 13, 2016, Timothy Edgar, a senior fellow in international and public affairs at the Watson Institute, and Yahoo Senior Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff join Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric on Yahoo News Now to discuss the attack in Orlando over the past weekend and what information has come to light since the tragedy occurred.
In the wake of President Obama’s private visit with the families of those killed in the the terrorist attack at the gay nightclub in Orlando, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric interviews Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and SWAT Commander Capt. Mark Canty, who was in charge of 44 officers during the operation and led the final assault team. They will discuss meeting with the president, the night of the attack, and the controversy surrounding why it took police three hours to enter the nightclub and how the city is coping in the aftermath of the mass shooting.
There were over 200 arrests made in Baton Rouge, La. and St. Paul, Minn. Saturday during demonstrations over recent fatal police shootings. One of those arrested was activist DeRay Mckesson, a prominent voice in the Black Lives Matter movement. Mckesson spoke with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric about the ongoing protests, the movement and his arrest.
“The last few days have been really, really sad for me, because we’ve seen this powder keg develop over time,”
Rep. Gwen Moore told me when I traveled to Milwaukee after violent protests erupted in the city following the recent shooting death of an African-American man who, according to police, was armed. Watch our complete interview.
On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric talks with Economist political editor John Peet regarding Britain’s upcoming vote on whether or not to remain a part of the European Union.
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 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.
On Tuesday, I sat down with Howard Dean, the former Vermont governor and former DNC chair, to talk about the state of the 2016 election and how aspects of it compare with his outsider candidacy in 2004.
On Tuesday, March 15th, at 3pm Eastern, Humans of New York creator Brandon Stanton joins Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric to discuss the open letter he wrote to Donald Trump.
On Friday, June 17, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric speaks to Matthew Olsen, the former director of the National Counterterrorism Center about the growing strength of ISIS across the globe and the threat of “lone wolf” attacks, like Orlando, the group continues to inspire.
Ahead of taking the stage at the DNC, the mothers of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Michael Brown sit down with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric to discuss their involvement in the Clinton campaign, current state of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement and deaths of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge.
For the first time, the NFL is acknowledging a link between head trauma caused from football and degenerative brain injuries such as CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy.)