If you were planning on watching Seth Rogan and James Franco assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un in the movie "The Interview," you'll be sadly out of luck. Yesterday, Sony Pictures scrapped the film after major theater chains announced that they would not release it because of terrorist threats from suspected North Korean hackers. U.S. intelligence officials say there is still some debate about the extent of North Korea's involvement. But Peter Singer says that Sony and American cinema companies that refuse to show the movie have done everything exactly wrong. Singer is a strategist and senior fellow at the New America Foundation. His most recent book is "Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know."
As funny-man and host Stephen Colbert bids adieu to "The Colbert Report," Brooke Gladstone, the co-host of On The Media, weighs in the host's wide-ranging impact, from the network news to politics to satire.
Cuba has a long history with the sport of baseball. Here we explore what impact a new diplomatic relationship between the United States and the island nation might have for Major League baseball.
Today, the hit podcast "Serial" concludes its first season. While the story of Adnan Syed has captivated millions of listeners around the world, it's also exposed some deep flaws in the American criminal justice system.
The Takeaway explores Obama's pivot towards Cuba, North Korea's anger over the new James Franco-Seth Rogen comedy, and we explore the future of Jeb Bush's political career.