LOS ANGELES - "The Interview," the provocative comedy that triggered a devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures, went straight to U.S. consumers in an unprecedented online debut after hacker threats prevented its wide release on Christmas day. Full Article | Video
AMMAN - Islamic State fighters took a Jordanian pilot prisoner after his warplane came down in northeast Syria on Wednesday, the first captive taken from the U.S.-led coalition battling the jihadi group.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. government is preparing to boost the number of private contractors in Iraq as part of President Barack Obama's growing effort to beat back Islamic State militants threatening the Baghdad government, a senior U.S. official said. Full Article
A week after pulling the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy "The Interview," Sony Pictures releases the film online, and in small theater venues. Justin Mitchell reports.