On "America's News HQ" today, Herman Cain defended Trump's choices, saying that the criticism is merely "toxic name-calling" from the left.
Uma Pemmaraju currently serves as anchor for FOX News Channel’s (FNC) America’s News Headquarters (Saturdays 12-1PM/ET). She joined the network in 1996 and is based in New York.
Pemmaraju has reported on George Zimmerman’s murder trialthe aftermath of the deadly EF5 tornado in Moore, OK, the Boston Marathon bombings and the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 presidential elections. Additionally, Pemmaraju has secured interviews with many public figures, including astronaut Buzz Aldrin, American televangelist Joel Osteen, actress Whoopi Goldberg and the Dalai Lama. Pemmaraju also hosted the FNC special, "A Special for Young People," which featured top newsmakers offering advice on life challenges to young adults in March 2011.
Prior to joining FNC, Pemmaraju was a news anchor and special correspondent at KTVT-TV (CBS 11) in Dallas, Texas, an anchor and correspondent for WBZ-TV (CBS 4) in Boston, MA and a producer for the syndicated show, The Evening Magazine. In addition to her television career, Pemmaraju served as a reporter for the San Antonio Express News and taught journalism at Emerson College and Harvard University.
Named one of Spotlight Magazine's "20 Intriguing Women of 1998," Pemmaraju was the first Indian-American anchor to regularly appear on national television. In addition to being coined as "Boston's Best Anchor" in 1996 and 1997 by Boston Magazine, she has received several Emmy awards for her reporting and investigative journalism. Other accolades throughout her career include the Texas Associated Press Award for reporting in 2002, the Woman of Achievement Award from the Big Sisters Organization of America and the Matrix Award from Women in Communications.
Pemmaraju graduated with a B.A. in political science from Trinity University in Texas.
Stories from Uma Pemmaraju
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) believes it's vitally important for the Republican Congress to work with President-elect Donald Trump on his aggressive domestic agenda, for the good of the nation.
Retired neurosurgeon and former Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson joined Uma Pemmaraju on America's Election HQ to give his reaction to Trump's Gettysburg policy speech.
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke joined Uma Pemmaraju on "America's Election HQ" to rail against the "hateful ideology" of Black Lives Matter.
House Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that he is “not ready” to support Donald Trump “probably represents a fairly large block of people who are very anxiety-ridden,” says Newt Gingrich.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright made her case for Hillary Clinton in the Granite State today, imploring female New Hampshire voters in particular to show up for Tuesday’s primary.
The American who died in the attack at a Mali luxury hotel was identified late Friday as Anita Ashok Datar.
A comet resembling a human skull zipped past Earth on Saturday, spooking NASA scientists who didn't see it coming until three weeks ago.
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Saturday that the nuclear deal his country reached with world powers won’t have any effect on his country's policies toward the U.S.
Federal authorities have warned local law enforcement officials across the country about an increased concern involving possible terror attacks targeting the upcoming 4th of July holiday weekend.
Dr. Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King, Jr., reacted to the horrific Charleston church massacre on "America's New Headquarters" today.