World leaders are meeting for a second day of climate talks in Paris today.
- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce the formation of a police accountability task force for the city today.
- Sheldon Silver, the former speaker of the New York Assembly, has been found guilty on all seven counts in his federal corruption trial.
- Jabari R. Dean, a 21-year-old student at the University of Illinois, Chicago, appeared in court yesterday afternoon on charges of posting the online threat that caused the University of Chicago to cancel all classes on Monday.
- Stephen Fisk, the newly elected mayor of Juneau, Alaska, has been found dead in his home. The police are investigating.
- President Obama's final State of the Union Address has been scheduled for January 12, 2016.
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