5 Things to Know on Dec. 11

A look at the news you need to know today. Read more in our full morning briefing: http://nyti.ms/1QARxxG
  1. Inching toward a climate deal
    The Paris climate talks are in their final hours today http://nyti.ms/1TFHFCf
  2. Voting patterns
    Financial worries and fears about terrorism and immigration are contributing to a rise in support for right-wing populists in Europe similar to Donald Trump. http://nyti.ms/1jTkqIA
  3. Awash in guns
    Connecticut’s governor, Dannel P. Malloy, said he would bar people on federal terrorism lists from buying firearms in his state. http://nyti.ms/1Nn2leq
  4. Officer found guilty of rapes
    Daniel Holtzclaw, a former Oklahoma City police officer accused of raping women while on duty, was convicted on 18 of 36 counts of sexual assault in attacks on 13 women — all of them poor and black. http://nyti.ms/1mf57vz
  5. On campus
    More than two dozen colleges and universities across the U.S. with religious affiliations have received exemptions from federal civil rights protections. Activists say the waivers allow them to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. http://nyti.ms/1Qja1nP