Jazz Jennings — an award-winning activist, author, and reality star — has been sharing her experiences as a transgender girl since she was 6 years old. In her latest book, “Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen,” she tells her story from childhood to the start of her teen years. It’s out now, and Season 2 of her docuseries, “I Am Jazz,” premieres on TLC on June 8.
I was joined by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman to discuss his new book, “Thank You for Being Late,” and the latest on President-elect Donald Trump’s transition to the White House.
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 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.
Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion George Foreman and Sportscaster Bob Costas join me to remember great moments in the life of boxer and humanitarian Muhammad Ali. Ali died on Friday, June 3, 2016, at the age of 74.
Feminist icon and author Gloria Steinem joined me on Yahoo News to discuss women and the 2016 race, Steinem’s take on the latest Trump news, and the historic moment of a woman – Hillary Clinton – at the top of a major party ticket. Steinem addresses the disparity between Donald Trump’s public statements on women juxtaposed with a woman now running his campaign. Steinem also discusses her memoir, “My Life on the Road,” out in paperback this month.
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.
On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric talks with Economist political editor John Peet regarding Britain’s upcoming vote on whether or not to remain a part of the European Union.
On Friday, June 17, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric speaks to Matthew Olsen, the former director of the National Counterterrorism Center about the growing strength of ISIS across the globe and the threat of “lone wolf” attacks, like Orlando, the group continues to inspire.
Jay Leno is back in the driver’s seat with the second season of his show on CNBC,“Jay Leno’s Garage.” His fascination with all things automotive and his easy on-screen charm made the first season of the series the most watched in the network’s history.
The former host of “The Tonight Show” sat down with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric to talk about his massive vehicle collection (150 cars, 117 motorcycles), his interminable stand-up career and the state of late night.
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 Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman, a columnist for the New York Times, to talk about the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and his take on the candidates’ plans for the economy.