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.
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.
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.
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.
I was joined by Republican pollster and political consultant Frank Luntz to talk about the latest developments in the final stretch of the 2016 presidential election campaigns.
Republican presidential candidate Lindsey Graham has an unexpected pick for president: Sen. Marco Rubio. “Rubio will be president one day,” Graham told Yahoo…
I sat down with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof to talk about the latest headlines coming out of the 2016 presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
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…
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.
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.”
On Thursday, July 28, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric sat down with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. The two discuss Hilary Clinton’s preparedness and ability to hit the ground running from day one, if elected.
On Thursday, July 28, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric sat down with Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. The two discuss the historic nature of Hillary Clinton’s nomination and her potential for success as a president.