On November 30, 2015 China's capital maintained an "orange" air pollution alert, the second-highest level, closing highways, halting or suspending construction and prompting a warning to residents to stay indoors - all as climate talks begin in Paris.
Demonstrators marched shutting down parts of State and Michigan Avenue to protest the 2014 police shooting of Laquan McDonald in Chicago on November 25, 2015. The 17-year old McDonald, who was armed with a small knife fleeing police, was shot 16 times by officer Jason Van Dyke on the night of October 20, 2014. The Chicago Police, in response to a judge's order, released the dash cam video on November 24, the same day that Van Dyke, who had been on desk-duty since the incident, was charged with first-degree murder and fired from the police force.
After meeting with his national security team President Barack Obama said there are no credible reports of a terror plot on the United States in statement at the White House in Washington, D.C. November 25, 2015.
President Barack Obama (L) and French President Francois Hollande vowed to step up their fight against the Islamic State during a joint press conference at the White House in Washington, D.C. on November 24, 2015.
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