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The president will address the nation on the threat of terrorism after recent shootings. Rachel Martin speaks with National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson about what the President might say.

With nations struggling to agree on how to reduce greenhouse emissions, many cities have stepped in to fill the gap. Some 1,000 mayors from around the world pledged new measures in Paris this week.

The FBI is now investigating the mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 people as an act of terrorism. At the site of the attack, workers were allowed to retrieve their cars Saturday.

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have found a field of dinosaur footprints on the Isle of Skye. The footprints were made by giant dinosaurs 50 feet long that weighed nearly 20 tons.

The New York Times published an editorial on its front page, calling for an end to the "gun epidemic." NPR's Scott Simon speaks with NPR's David Folkenflik about the paper's decision.

NPR's Scott Simon and Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine talk about college football championships, how Tiger Wood parents in the public eye, and Kobe Bryant's retirement.

Talks have been held under the Lima-Paris Action Agreement aimed at galvanizing action on climate. One of the areas where there's been progress has been on reducing deforestation.

One of the alleged shooters in the San Bernardino attack came to the United States on a K-1, or fiancé, visa. NPR's Richard Gonzales looks at how obtaining a fiancé visa isn't easy and may get tougher.

The Chicago police force is under intense scrutiny. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Reverend Jesse Jackson about the policing situation in Chicago and what action he'd like to see taken.

Kurdish forces have been an ally to the U.S. in the fight against ISIS. NPR's Scott Simon talks to The Guardian columnist Jonathan Steele about whether the U.S. owes something to the Kurds in Syria.

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