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.
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 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.”
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.”
Actor Bryan Cranston joined Yahoo News at the Democratic National Convention and talked about a petition to stop Donald Trump from becoming president.
Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric interviewed House Speaker Paul Ryan and he revealed little known fun facts about himself.
I spoke with Richard Painter — a University of Minnesota professor and former chief ethics lawyer in the George W. Bush administration — and Yahoo News Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff about the latest information on the FBI’s stunning revelation that it is looking into a new batch of emails related to Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server.
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.
I talked to Craigslist founder Craig Newmark about his new effort to fight fake news stories. He’s donating $1 million through his foundation to the Poynter Institute to fund a program in journalistic ethics. He said he’s been in touch with Facebook about the proliferation of fake news and told Couric his goal is to “stand up for the good stuff.”
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…
I spoke with Michael McDonald, founder of the United States Elect Project, who said there are “record numbers of people voting early in a number of states.” I also talked to Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, who told me that her organization is keeping a close eye on voter intimidation tactics across the country before and on Election Day: She said, “This is an election cycle where there’s been a dark cloud of voter security measures.”