Chinese company Dalian Wanda has bought Legendary Entertainment, the film company which made Jurassic Park among many other movies. The move marks one of the largest American cultural acquisitions ever by a Chinese company.
President Obama delivers his final State of the Union speech to a Congress and country already in the throes of a presidential campaign. NPR has a preview of what he might say, and how it will frame the 2016 presidential race.
African-Americans are disproportionately affected by gun violence, and many black leaders are among the most vocal advocates of gun control. But there is a segment of the black community that believes gun ownership has helped keep them alive through several generations, and won't give them up.