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"It's overwhelming for me to see the huge amount of disenfranchised people who feel the government has failed them," said one government worker who watched results roll in at the U.S. Embassy.
Nov. 9, 2016
Donald Trump addressed his supporters at a victory rally in Manhattan after the Associated Press declared him the winner of the presidential election.
Nov. 9, 2016
California and Washington passed stricter gun control measures, Nebraska and Oklahoma both passed measures backing the death penalty, and Colorado became the sixth state to legalize assisted suicide.
Nov. 9, 2016
The rise of a candidate with no experience in the military or elected office confounded nearly everyone in politics. But Trump won over white voters with his promise to "Make America Great Again."
Nov. 9, 2016
Citizens voted to legalize marijuana or medical marijuana three states. Six others are considering similar measures.
Nov. 9, 2016
Search traffic for "Canada," "Canada immigration" and "move to Canada" increased on election night, according to Google Trends.
Nov. 9, 2016
Even with their best opportunities to gain seats in years, Democrats so far have only picked up deep blue Illinois. They narrowly hung on in Nevada, which was Republicans' only offensive opportunity.
Nov. 9, 2016
Brown, who has openly discussed her bisexuality, was the incumbent in her race, although she was not seeking reelection. She stepped in last year when the sitting governor resigned.
Nov. 9, 2016
To win, Hillary Clinton needs to keep states carried by President Obama. But early results show Trump is over-performing in the industrial north.
Nov. 8, 2016
Investors who had been showing fear in recent weeks at the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency drove down equities, currencies and Treasurys as early election returns came in.
Nov. 8, 2016
Out of anxiety, despair or celebration — or some combination of the three — there's no shortage of alcohol flowing. Here are a few drinking games and cocktail recipes making the rounds.
Nov. 8, 2016
Forget elementary schools and community centers. Some ballots were filled out in far more interesting, unusual or beautiful locations — complete with surfboards, washing machines or sitar music.
Nov. 8, 2016
The manufacturer is suspected of giving as much as $3 million in secret to support the equestrian training and Olympic dreams of the daughter of a close adviser to President Park Geun-hye.
Nov. 8, 2016
A suspect opened fire just across the street from one polling place, which remains closed. It is still unclear if the shooting is related to the elections.
Nov. 8, 2016
A judge has delayed jury selection in Roof's trial, which was due to start this week. The white defendant is accused of killing nine black parishioners at a Bible study meeting last year.
Nov. 8, 2016
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. is asking its shareholders to approve a change in the company's name to American Outdoor Brands Corp. Its guns will keep their famous name.
Nov. 8, 2016
The change was announced just hours before it took effect. The prime minister said the move would crack down on the country's expansive black market which, he said, is used to fund terrorism.
Nov. 8, 2016
Leaders from 195 nations are meeting in Morocco to come up with specific plans for carrying out a worldwide plan to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.
Nov. 8, 2016
A video of a marine iguana hatchling chased by a pit of snakes has gone viral. We think it's a stressful but ultimately cathartic diversion.
Nov. 8, 2016
People were lining up to leave their "I Voted" stickers at the grave of the women's suffrage activist. Elsewhere, tributes popped up on Twitter and Instagram to other icons within the movement.
Nov. 8, 2016

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