It’s a mass murder story largely forgotten in American history and one that took place less than 100 years ago. In his latest nonfiction book, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” New Yorker writer and bestselling author David Grann investigates the mysterious murders of members of the Osage Indian tribe of Oklahoma in the 1920s. He stopped by Yahoo News to talk about his new book, the mystery behind the murders and the A-listers rumored to be attached to the movie adaptation.
On February 15, 2014, fitness guru Richard Simmons disappeared from the public eye. He stopped teaching his classes at his Los Angeles studio, Slimmons. He didn’t return phone calls, emails or messages from his friends or fans. On the third anniversary of Simmons’ disappearance, Dan Taberski launched the podcast, “Missing Richard Simmons.” I sat down with Taberski to discuss the fitness icon’s incredible career success, his uncanny ability to connect with people and why the mystery of Simmons’ disappearance and his desire to find him is so important.
Man’s exploration of outer space is one of the greatest achievements of the 20thcentury. But “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” could never have happened if it weren’t for the women on the ground at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The new film “Hidden Figures” tells the stories of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, who worked as “human computers” for NASA, and helped put John Glenn into orbit and Neil Armstrong on the moon. Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe, the stars of “Hidden Figures,” stopped by Yahoo News to discuss the film and true story behind it.
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.
Terrance Coffie spent years in jail before he decided to turn his life around. With the help of The Doe Fund, and the ‘Ready, Willing and Able’ program, Coffie graduated from the prestigious New York University, and is now pursuing his master’s degree.
Animal-assisted therapy is becoming an increasingly popular method of providing physical and mental relief. One group being recognized for its reliable and innovative use of pet therapy is the Good Dog Foundation, a charitable organization whose mission is to ease human suffering and promote recovery from trauma and stress.
Carolyn Jones produced a documentary called “The American Nurse” honoring the incredible work of nurses.
Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain stopped by Yahoo News to talk about her latest movie, “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” the true story behind it and how to bring change to Hollywood.
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.”
The new film “Wolves” takes on high school basketball and family drama. I sat down with writer-director Bart Freundlich and co-stars, Michael Shannon and Carla Gugino, to talk about the movie.
Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston stopped by the studio to talk about his latest film, “Wakefield,” inspiration for the movie, “Breaking Bad,” and why he hopes President Trump succeeds.
Maria Zakharova, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, stopped by Yahoo News to talk about fake news, the U.S. airstrikes in Syria, President Trump, Russian influence on the French election and the dangers faced by gay men in Chechnya.