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The first GOP primary debate is coming next week and it's more complicated than you think. Here's what you need to know. 
The first Republican primary debate is Aug. 6th. But with the largest field of GOP presidential hopefuls ever, how will it all shake out? Yahoo global news anchor Katie Couric explains the GOP debates.
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If elected to the White House, Donald Trump would "love" to have former Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin as a part of his team: "Like me, she's got people that don't exactly love us and we understand who they are and sort of forget about that."
"She's really a special person and I think people know that," the Republican presidential candidate said
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TRump needs all the luck he can get because he keeps opening his big mouth, He will never make it
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Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade ministers are gathering at the end of July - here's what what you need to know yhoo.it/1Mq9ptt
After 10 years of talks, the negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership--which would be the largest trade deal ever--may come to a conclusion. But what exactly is the TPP? Yahoo global news anchor Katie Couric explains.
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I went to my first ‪#‎VidCon‬ this week and if you don't know anything about Smosh, King Bach or Grace Helbig, you'll want to check this out. yhoo.it/1fu1YEz
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At 1:30 ET I'm talking to Kristin Beck about the Pentagon's plan to lift the ban on transgender people serving openly in the military. 
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced on Monday that the military is officially reviewing its ban on transgender people serving in the military. In a live stream at 1:30pmET today, Yahoo global news anchor Katie Couric will interview Kristin Beck, former Navy Seal and transgender woman (and advocate) about the Pentagon’s recent announcement. Beck will also talk about Caitlyn Jenner becoming the recipient of ESPN’s 2015 Arthur Ashe Courage Awa...
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Watch my exclusive interview with Mary Badham, the actress who played Scout in #ToKillAMockingbird, about #GoSetAWatchman 
Mary Badham, who played Scout in the film adaptation of Harper Lee's, 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' tells Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric what she thinks the late Gregory Peck would have said about the new, darker side of Atticus Finch revealed in 'Go Set a Watchman,’ and how this new persona reflects the attitudes of the segregated south in the 1950s.
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On today's Yahoo News Live at 1pm ET, I'll be speaking with Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley about the ‪#‎SamDuBose‬ shooting after bail for police officer Ray Tensing is set for $1M yhoo.it/1eD73JZ
On the day University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing appeared in court facing murder charges in the shooting death of Samuel DuBose, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric interviews Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley about his community's reaction to the shooting. Yahoo News Live appears daily at 1PM ET.
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Today at 1:30 pm ET I'll be speaking with 2016 GOP presidential hopeful and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee for a Yahoo News Live special interview yhoo.it/1IGo4kw ‪#‎YahooLive‬
On Yahoo News Live, Yahoo News Global Anchor Katie Couric interviews GOP presidential hopeful and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee about his highly controversial remarks about the nuclear deal the United States and its allies struck with Iran.
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ICYMI I spoke with Jody Quon, photo director at New York Magazine, and Jewel Allison, one of 35 Bill Cosby accusers yhoo.it/1IntsTs
Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric speaks to Jewel Allison, one of the 35 Bill Cosby accusers appearing on the cover of this week’s New York Magazine. Ms. Allison will be joined by Jody Quon, New York Magazine’s photo director.
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The co-founders of the Muslim Funny Fest talk about how comedy can change the conversation about Muslims in America.
Yahoo global news anchor Katie Couric sits down comedians and co-founders of the Muslim Funny Fest, Dean Obeidallah and Maysoon Zayid, to talk about how they’re using comedy to change the conversation about Muslims in America and why we need a Muslim "Bachelor."
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President Obama granted executive clemency to 46 federal prisoners. Here's the story: http://yhoo.it/1KbN6p5
President Obama recently commuted--or shortened--the sentences of 46 non-violent drug offenders. How can he do this? Executive clemency. Yahoo global news anchor Katie Couric explains.
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Wow, when will everyone wise up. Not a president who talks good about the USA. What's up wit that?
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President Obama had commuted the prison sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders, because "their punishments didn't fit the crime."
The president has now commuted the sentences of 89 people
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Prisoners who didn't commit the crime and were sentenced SHOULD be released this year
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    Global Anchor, 2014 - present
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    Talk Show Host, 2012 - present
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    Special Correspondant
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New Yorker, news junkie, author, journalist, frittata enthusiast!
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Katie Couric (@katiecouric) is an award-winning journalist and TV personality, well-known cancer advocate, and New York Times best-selling author The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons From Extraordinary Lives.

In February 2014, she joined Yahoo! News as the Global News Anchor. Prior to her time with Yahoo!, Couric joined the Disney/ABC Television Group in Summer 2011 and served as special correspondent for ABC News. In September 2012, she began hosting a daytime talk show, Katie.

In addition to her journalism work, Katie has been an outspoken advocate for cancer research, specifically colon cancer, founding the National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance (NCCRA) after losing her husband, Jay Monahan to the disease. She has established the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health at the New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City in 2004, and co-hosted the network-wide special: "Stand Up 2 Cancer" to on September 5, 2008. (www.standup2cancer.org)

In 2014 she was the Executive Producer of the film Fed Up, which appeared at the Sundance Film Festival.

Katie was the first female solo anchor of an evening newscast at CBS Evening News, after a 15-year stint as co-anchor of NBC's successful Today Show.

Katie lives in New York City with her two daughters.
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  • University of Virginia
    BA English, 1975 - 1979
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