Barack Obama plans farewell speech in Chicago


| License Photo HONOLULU, Jan. 2 (UPI) — President Barack Obama plans to deliver his farewell speech to the nation next week from his Chicago hometown, the president announced in a statement Monday. The outgoing two-term president is scheduled to deliver the speech on Jan. 10 — 10 days before Donald Trump takes office — at McCormick Place, a convention center. Free tickets will be distributed Saturday .