I was joined by Bo Copley, an out of work coal miner, who got the attention of presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail when he pressed her on her policies concerning coal mining jobs. We discussed President Trump’s new executive order that unwinds former President Obama’s policies to curb carbon emissions that contribute to climate change and his thoughts on the future of the coal mining industry as renewable energy and automation are on the rise.
Former chief speechwriter for President Obama Jon Favreau stopped by Yaho News and talked about Michelle Obama’s skills as a public speaker and why she is inspiring to others.
I spoke with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) following her censure by Republicans during the confirmation hearings for President Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, Sen. Jeff Sessions(R-Ala).
On July 13, President Obama commuted — or shortened — the sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders in federal prisons. “I believe at its heart, America is a…
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.
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.
On Thursday morning, Pope Francis released his first major teaching letter — known as an encyclical — and it focuses on a “hot-button topic” around the world…
In an exclusive interview with Yahoo global news anchor Katie Couric, former Defense Secretary Bob Gates sounded off for the first time about President Barac…
I was joined by Richard Cohen, president and CEO of the Southern Poverty Law Center, to talk about Donald Trump selecting Steve Bannon as White House chief strategist and the rise of the alt-right movement.
Alan Gross, an American contractor held captive by the Fidel Castro regime for five years, was released in 2014 when President Obama reopened diplomatic relations with Cuba. Gross stopped by Yahoo News to talk about the death of the former Cuban leader and said Castro’s legacy is “brutality.” He also compared President-elect Donald Trump to Castro, saying, “He’s off his rocker. He’s a megalomaniac of the same ilk as Fidel Castro, only he’s not as well read.”
I sat down with America’s most decorated gymnast, Simone Biles, at John’s Pizzeria in Times Square. She opened up about her difficult early childhood and her path to Olympic glory. She also spoke about her new book, “Courage to Soar.”
Former Clinton administration defense secretary — and Republican senator — William Cohen joined me on Yahoo News to talk about the sweeping changes President Trump is proposing to foreign and defense policy. We discussed the revised immigration ban, relations with Russia, the nuclear challenge from North Korea, the president’s governing style, and the administration’s proposed defense build-up and diplomatic cutbacks.