In a rare Oval Office address, President Barack Obama vowed Sunday night the United States would overcome a terror threat that has entered a "new phase" as he sought to reassure Americans shaken by recent attacks in Paris and California.
We have analysis of President Obama's news conference from the G20 Summit in Turkey. Plus we check in with the head of Alliance Francaise de Chicago who was in Paris when the attacks occurred. And a philosopher and author of a new book on empathy joins us with his thoughts on why empathy is an important human characteristic that needs more nurturing.
The US and the rest of the world failed to forge an ambitious plan to tackle the climate crisis six years ago in Copenhagen. Since then the crisis has only gotten worse, but going into the next global climate summit in Paris, President Obama's top science adviser John Holdren is hopeful that world leaders are finally ready to step up to the challenge of avoiding catastrophic climate change.
President Obama will be featured on the cover of Out Magazine's "Out 100" issue as the publication's Ally of the Year.Obama earned the distinction for his administration's support in helping secure the legalization of same-sex marriage earlier this year.