Less than one year ago, the LGBT community and their supporters around the country celebrated the historic Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry in all 50 states. Now in the middle of LGBT Pride month, Jim Obergefell, the man at the center of that movement and one of the plaintiffs in the case, finds himself feeling “utter devastation and heartache” after this weekend’s terrorist attack in Orlando.
Jim Obergefell is fired up. He’s the lead plaintiff in a case before the Supreme Court that this month could change gay rights in America forever. And in an …
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 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.
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.
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.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent decades weighing in on issues most important to her — such as gender and religion — and in our new interview, she weighed in on the current election, the state of the court and controversy surrounding the national anthem.
On Monday, July 25, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric sits down with Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The two discuss party tensions, the Clinton campaign, and more.
Elizabeth Banks is everywhere. Her IMDB page has over 70 credits for a diversity of roles on both the silver screen and television. She is dressed to kill as Effie Trinket in the “Hunger Games” series, her pitch was perfect in the blockbuster sequel, “Pitch Perfect 2,” which she also directed, and now Elizabeth Banks is getting Oscar buzz for her role as the wife of Beach Boy Brian Wilson in “Love & Mercy.”
After Katie Couric underwent a colonoscopy on live television in 2000, colonoscopy rates jumped by 20%. Research published in JAMA called it “The Katie Couric Effect.” Now, as part of American Heart Month, Yahoo News Global Anchor Couric is hoping to boost public awareness of heart disease in women by having her heart checked at the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif.
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.
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.
Feminist icon and author Gloria Steinem joined me on Yahoo News to discuss women and the 2016 race, Steinem’s take on the latest Trump news, and the historic moment of a woman – Hillary Clinton – at the top of a major party ticket. Steinem addresses the disparity between Donald Trump’s public statements on women juxtaposed with a woman now running his campaign. Steinem also discusses her memoir, “My Life on the Road,” out in paperback this month.