When Nina Riggs, who wrote the Modern Love column “When a Couch Is More Than a Couch,” died in February at age 39, she left behind a literary legacy. Over the course of the final months of her life, Nina, who happens to be the great-great-great-granddaughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson, would gather all her thoughts, fears, frustrations and hopes for her young family into “The Bright Hour: A Memoir on Living and Dying.” Her husband, John Duberstein, joined me on Yahoo News to discuss the book and Nina’s legacy.
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.
“The Late Late Show” host and king of Carpool Karaoke, James Corden sat down with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric at the popular L.A. restaurant Animal to talk about his late-night gig, his viral success, and the Tony Awards.
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.
In an exclusive interview, I spoke with Deborah Ziegler, author of the new book “Wild and Precious Life.” She recounts her personal and profound journey after learning her only child, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard, was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.
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.”
“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” a 2010 bestseller and now an HBO film, tells the story of a journalist’s search to learn more about the real woman behind HeLa cells, which have been essential to numerous medical breakthroughs. I spoke with author Rebecca Skloot and Rose Byrne, who plays Skloot in the movie.
Chrissy Metz, who plays Kate Pearson on the popular family drama, “This is Us,” joined me on Yahoo News to talk about the reaction to the show, her path to success and feeling comfortable in her own skin.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice stopped by Yahoo News to talk about the current state of politics, her legacy in Washington and her new book, “Democracy: Stories From the Long Road to Freedom.”
Katie and Brian head to the Capitol, to talk with Senator Al Franken about the current political campaign, the issues that are top on his mind, and the legacy and lessons of the late Senator Paul Wellstone. Along the way they also hear from constituents with a lot on their minds, especially relating to recent gun violence.
Bob Costas of NBC Sports talks to Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric about the numerous concerns heading into the upcoming Summer Games in Rio including security, pollution and fears over the Zika virus.
I was joined by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman to discuss his new book, “Thank You for Being Late,” and the latest on President-elect Donald Trump’s transition to the White House.