Donald Trump elected 45th president of the U.S.

Donald Trump defied expectations and defeated Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election. Trump obtained the 270 electoral votes necessary to become president after the Associated Press and Politico declared him victorious in Wisconsin. Read more

Americans cast dollars, not votes

Knowing exactly what to look for, trudging through battlefields to receive a prize, and paying whatever price necessary to get it. This is no description of elections, war or politics, but of Black Friday. Read more

Ferguson verdict: Officer Darren Wilson not indicted

St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch announced Monday evening that police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Michael Brown, leading to a series of protests in Ferguson, Mo., was not going to be charged with the murder of Brown. Read more