A year ago, Prince’s sudden death at age 57 left legions of fans in mourning and an unparalleled musical legacy. I spoke with Sheila E., iconic drummer and longtime collaborator with Prince about his legacy, his accidental drug overdose and what she misses most about her dear friend.
Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric looks back at the career of influential recording artist Prince.
Alan Gross, an American contractor held captive by the Fidel Castro regime for five years, was released in 2014 when President Obama reopened diplomatic relations with Cuba. Gross stopped by Yahoo News to talk about the death of the former Cuban leader and said Castro’s legacy is “brutality.” He also compared President-elect Donald Trump to Castro, saying, “He’s off his rocker. He’s a megalomaniac of the same ilk as Fidel Castro, only he’s not as well read.”
In a Yahoo exclusive, on the one-year anniversary of Robin Williams’s death, Yahoo Global News anchor Katie Couric sat down with someone who called the comed…
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.
On Wednesday, Aug. 10, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric talks to Eric Lichtblau, a Washington bureau reporter for the New York Times and Pulitzer Prize winner, about the recent controversy surrounding email exchanges between employees at the Clinton Foundation and the State Department when Hillary Clinton served as secretary of state.
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.
Senator Tim Kaine told me about the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election as well as the revelations from Rep. Devon Nunes about alleged communications collection of President Trump prior to the inauguration.
I spoke with Rep. Adam Schiff (D- Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Rep. Devin Nunes’s revelations to the press and White House staff, and more.
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 went to Washington to speak with Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the leading House Democrat on the committee investigating possible links between the Trump campaign and Russian government. We discussed President Trump, Susan Rice, Jared Kushner, North Korea, and the Russian investigation.
They’re called man’s (or woman’s) best friend, and for good reason. Dogs seem to have the natural ability to feed off human emotions and reciprocate. Through a mutual understanding of things like happiness, fear and empathy, dogs and their caretakers are able to form a bond the way one would with a family member or friend.
You may not know his name, but you know his work and his words. Like “climate change” instead of “global warming,” and “death tax” instead of “estate tax” — he’s really helped position policy for voters. But longtime Republican pollster and strategist Frank Luntz is not a happy camper right now, and he tells Katie and Brian why this election season is bringing him down. Let us know what you think: is our country in decline, or are you optimistic about the future? Leave a message: 929-224-4637