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On Late Night, Comedians Grapple With Trump’s Victory

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 04:56
Samantha Bee, Seth Myers, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon talk sincerely, and with humor, about the presidential election.

The Data Said Clinton Would Win. Why You Shouldn’t Have Believed It.

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 03:00
Predictive analytics, and election forecasting in particular, remains a young science. Experts say some of the models could be off 15 to 20 percent.

The Run-Up: The 2016 Election: An Audio Time Capsule

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 23:31
Here’s how an epic presidential campaign sounded, from start to finish.

Donald Trump Win Has Blacks, Hispanics and Muslims Bracing for a Long 4 Years

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 21:40
Latinos fear the president-elect will pursue his mass deportation pledge, blacks anticipate an era of intolerance, and Muslims worry about being branded terrorists.

New Yorkers Baffled and Anxious After Trump, One of Their Own, Clinches Election

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 21:38
Feelings of hometown pride were generally absent among the residents of New York City, who voted overwhelmingly against Donald J. Trump on Tuesday, went home and woke up with him the winner.

Seeking Common Ground With Trump, Cuomo and de Blasio Focus on New York Ties

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 21:23
Coming to grips with a Trump presidency, the mayor and governor cited infrastructure as a possible area of collaboration with Mr. Trump.

Donald Trump’s Victory Was Built on Unique Coalition of White Voters

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 21:21
Millions of people who had once flocked to President Obama’s promise of hope and change saw in Mr. Trump their best chance to be heard and protected.

Protests to Trump’s Election Spread Nationwide

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 21:13
Demonstrations occurred in cities including New York, Boston, Chicago, Seattle and Washington, and at college campuses in California, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.

World Is About to Find Out What Donald Trump Really Believes

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 21:12
Many of his closest supporters have long cautioned that his most headline-grabbing proposals should not be taken literally — they are guideposts, not plans.

Mediator: News Outlets Wonder Where the Predictions Went Wrong

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 21:07
After projecting a relatively easy victory for Hillary Clinton with all the certainty of a calculus solution, major outlets scrambled to provide candid answers.

Election Ratings Are Second-Highest in Broadcast History

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 21:04
An average of 71.4 million viewers tuned in to the major networks during prime time coverage of the presidential election results.

Their Leadership Lean, Democrats Turn an Eye to Rebuilding

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 20:53
Hillary Clinton’s defeat laid bare the Democratic Party’s weaknesses, and the party prepared for arguments over its future and mission.

U.S. Says It Has Killed 119 Civilians in Iraq and Syria Since 2014

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 20:48
In each case, officials said, the American military followed the proper procedures and did not violate laws of armed conflict.

Political Memo: Donald Trump Was Essentially a Third-Party Candidate on a G.O.P. Ticket

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 20:47
Casting himself as an outsider, he not only savaged leaders in both parties but he refused to bow to the pieties of the American political system.

For Donald Trump, the Transition After the Triumph

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 20:31
The president-elect cloistered himself with a handful of aides and family members as he turned toward the enormous task of assembling a government.

News Analysis: Trump Rides a Wave of Fury That May Damage Global Prosperity

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 20:18
The election of Donald J. Trump joins Brexit as part of a middle-class and blue-collar insurrection against global free trade that could ultimately backfire.

Republicans in Congress Plan Swift Action on Agenda With Donald Trump

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 20:09
Stunned by their good electoral fortunes, Republicans said they were eager to repeal the Affordable Care Act, cut taxes and confirm conservative judges.

White Women Helped Elect Donald Trump

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 20:04
While black and Hispanic or Latino women voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton, 53 percent of white women who voted picked Mr. Trump, exit data show.

Abroad in America: In New York, Deep Confusion Stands in Contrast to Elation After Donald Trump’s Win

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 18:40
Thousands of people, their faces illuminated by Times Square’s advertisements, stood watching and waiting as Mr. Trump steamrollered over Hillary Clinton.

Maggie Hassan Unseats Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire Senate Race

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 18:23
Governor Hassan upended Senator Ayotte, a rising star in Washington, in a race that cost about $120 million, a jaw-dropping sum for such a small state.