“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.
Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric sits down with Diamond Reynolds, the girlfriend of the late Philando Castile, who was shot by a police officer during a traffic stop on July 6 in Falcon Heights, Minn. Reynolds’ dramatic Facebook live stream of the immediate aftermath of the shooting has captivated and horrified the nation. Reynolds will be joined by her lawyer, Larry Rogers Jr., in the interview.
Oakland, Calif., is a city in renaissance. One of the most ethnically diverse cities in the country, it has recently become a tourist destination and a hub for tech companies seeking an alternative to San Francisco’s high prices and Silicon Valley environment. The reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors’ hot streak has united old and new neighbors in an unflinching Oakland pride. But Oakland was not always a destination of choice: Violence once marked it as the most dangerous city in the country, and its police department has a checkered past due to its use of excessive force.
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.
Melinda Gates challenged Katie to complete the ALS ice bucket challenge. Watch the video to see who Katie nominates!
She could be the first American boxer – male or female – to ever win two Olympic gold medals.
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.
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.
Katie Couric sat down for a recent interview with Comedienne Sarah Silverman. The two discussed her Comedy Central show “The Sarah Silverman Program,” her difficult childhood, and the breakup with boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel. This is an extended version of the Sunday Morning piece with lots more interview packed in!
Edward Norton is a Hollywood A-lister with memorable roles in “Primal Fear,” “Fight Club” and “American History X.” He’s also a passionate philanthropist with an entrepreneurial spirit. After running the New York City Marathon for charity in 2009, he got the idea of developing an online platform that would combine fundraising with social media; soon after he co-founded Crowdrise.
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.
The tale of 20-somethings living in New York City gets really real in Comedy Central’s hit TV show Broad City. Co-creators Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer pla…