Just over the East River of Manhattan lies one of the most ethnically diverse areas in the world. As any local can tell you, Queens has become NYC’s fastest growing borough with a recent influx of new families, young professionals, and businesses both large and small.
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…
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.
Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric goes inside the tiny house movement to take a look at the revolutionary trend and learn how people are living small in both rural areas and the big city.
Samantha Bee (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) is the only woman in America with her own late-night television show. “It’s really liberating,” she told us. “I don’t find it scary at all.” She discusses the outrage she summons in order to do her job, how her three young kids prevent her from overthinking things, and her dozen years as a correspondent for The Daily Show. Plus, she swears she wasn’t a class clown growing up.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Sierra Club executive director Carl Pope told me about their new book, “Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet.” They also discussed President Trump’s promise to bring back coal mining jobs.
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He introduces himself as Sonny Moore, but to his millions of young fans, he’s Skrillex — one of the biggest names in electronic dance music (EDM). Since he f…
On November 13, 2015, terrorist attacks around the city of Paris claimed the lives of 130 people. 89 of those people were at the Eagles of Death Metal rock concert at the Bataclan Theatre. Just three months later, the band returned to the city to perform once again. The new HBO documentary, Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends) chronicles the experiences of the American rock band before and after that tragic night and examines the deep bond between the band’s co-founders, Jesse Hughes and Josh Homme, who is also a member of Queens of the Stone Age.
The film’s director, Colin Hanks, stopped by Yahoo News to talk about this emotional and intense documentary, which debuts on HBO February 13.
I sat down with Tony Bennett in his Manhattan apartment to talk about his new book, “Just Getting Started,” his artwork and his incredible career. We also discussed Bennett’s 90th birthday celebration special airing December 20 on NBC and the companion CD, “Tony Bennett Celebrates 90,” to be released December 16.
Guest host John Molner (aka my husband) and I welcome Dr. Kerry Sulkowicz for a discussion about the psychology of leadership and his views on President Trump’s mental health. We also talk about why many mental health professionals won’t publicly comment on the psyche of public figures. Plus, Dr. Sulkowicz explains his unexpected path from practicing psychiatry and psychoanalysis to advising CEOs and corporate boards.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., discussed the growing number of his Democratic colleagues calling for a filibuster of Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court. He said, “We should have an up or down vote.” Manchin, who sits on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, also discussed the latest in the investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, along with the president’s comments to Time magazine on his credibility.
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.
Independent artist Chance the Rapper made Grammy history with his wins for his streaming-only album. I went to one of his favorite spots, Harold’s Chicken Shack, to catch up with the 23-year-old unsigned rapper. We talked about his recent successes, his mixtape — called Coloring Book — Chicago and making music independently.