A new poll showed Americans are broadly optimistic about the economy, climate change threatened the American South, The Atlantic found gaps in Jeff Sessions’s record on desegregation, and more.
Fallout over Trump's call to Taiwan continued, jurors couldn’t convict the officer who killed Walter Scott, Ikea announced a generous new parental-leave policy, and more.
Trump chose Ben Carson for HUD secretary, the U.S. government blocked the Dakota Access Pipeline, Americans debated how to deal with racism, and more.
Gambia's leader conceded defeat, Austria prepared for a high-stakes vote, Trump announced his choice for defense secretary, and more.
Congress looked ready to jolt cancer research, Trump supporters had mixed expectations for his presidency, death tolls mounted in Duterte’s drug war, and more.
Trump announced two new Cabinet picks, he won the Carrier deal, workers reflected on their jobs, and more.
16,000 civilians fled Aleppo, ISIS fighters retreated from Mosul, Trump announced his Cabinet picks for transportation and health, and more.
As Cuba mourned Fidel Castro, Donald Trump claimed falsely to have won America’s popular vote, while Jill Stein called for a recount.
Donald Trump’s administration continues to take shape as he appoints his first female cabinet members, but the president-elect’s business interests cause doubt over his ability to govern objectively.
Donald Trump appeared to waver on climate change and torture, but negotiations with Russia and North Korea looked possible for the president-elect.
White nationalists were caught on tape saluting Trump’s win, his election threw U.S. alliances into question, the electoral college faced a choice, and more.
Trump picked Jeff Sessions for U.S. attorney general, but his advisers in business and science have yet to be decided.
Bernie Sanders tried to cooperate with Trump, Obama began his farewell world tour, death tolls rose in Aleppo, and more.
Twitter suspended some alt-right accounts, Trump pledged to decline a presidential salary, Americans love a political outsider, and more.
China posed a challenge for the president-elect, Trump planned major spending on infrastructure, liberal Americans faced a choice, and more.
President-elect Trump chose his chief staffers, women voters puzzled pundits, John Oliver called his viewers to action, and more.
Media organizations looked ahead to a Trump presidency, Mike Pence took the helm of Trump’s transition team, violent protests broke out in Portland, Oregon, and more.
As protesters marched against Donald Trump, the new president-elect visited the White House.
After Trump was elected president, stock markets wavered, Clinton supporters mourned, and pollsters wondered what they missed.
In a nail-biting race, Americans made what once was thought to be an impossible choice.