President Obama's Address to a Joint Session of Congress

President Obama will address a joint session of Congress to talk about the economy and his jobs creation plan. NPR will provide live, anchored coverage of his remarks.

Michele Norris will host this news special. She will be joined in the studio by an NPR White House Correspondent as well as an NPR Congressional Correspondent by Capitol Hill.

Please note: This news special will replace the 7 p.m. hour of NPR's All Things Considered, which normally airs during this time.


No Meekness Here: Meet Rosa Parks, 'Lifelong Freedom Fighter'

As the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott approaches, author Jeanne Theoharis says it's time to let go of the image of Rosa Parks as an unassuming accidental activist.

Internet Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

Internet food culture has brought us new words for nearly every gastronomical condition. The author of "Eatymology," parodist Josh Friedland, discusses "brogurt" with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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World Leaders Meet For The UN Climate Change Summit In Paris

World leaders meet for the UN climate change summit in Paris to discuss plans for reducing carbon emissions. What's at stake for the talks, and prospects for a major agreement.


What Is Li-Fi And When Will You Use It To Download Everything Faster?

Li-Fi is a lot like Wi-Fi, but it uses light to transmit data. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to the man who invented the faster alternative: Harald Haas.