On Tuesday, 34-year-old Ilhan Omar became the first Somali-American lawmaker in the United States, winning a seat in the Minnesota House.
It was the unthinkable. President Obama meeting at the White House with his successor — and it would be Donald Trump. But that's exactly what's happening today.
The fight pitted those who think the terminally ill should have the choice to end their lives with medication against those who worry people might be pressured into suicide.
During the campaign, the president-elect said climate change is not real, and he rejected last year's international agreement to cut greenhouse gases.
Renee Montagne talks to journalist and author Lynn Povich about what Hillary Clinton's loss to Donald Trump means for women's rights. Povich is the author of: The Good Girls Revolt.
President-elect Donald Trump is a self-proclaimed Washington outsider, and that helped him with voters. Months ago, the UK had its own shake up when British voters decided to leave the European Union.
Donald Trump appealed to voters who have been hurt by globalization, promising he would rip up or renegotiate trade deals. Many Republicans, however, back the trade pacts.
David Greene talks to Alfonso Aguilar of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles about the Latino voting bloc in the presidential election, and what a Trump presidency may mean for Latinos.
Since Trump claimed victory, protests sprung up — including a march in New York to Trump Tower. There were similar marches in several cities, including Seattle, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Chicago.
The meeting is one of the first steps in the transition process. At the same time, there is a lot happening in the political parties after the seismic presidential election.
Four former heads of the CIA say U.S. spy agencies will offer Trump the full benefit of their judgments and analysis — despite the fact that Trump openly questioned their guidance during the campaign.
Trump narrowly won Pennsylvania but Philadelphia went the other direction and overwhelmingly backed Hillary Clinton. That has a lot of people in the City of Brotherly Love wondering about the future.
Renee Montagne talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo, who often writes about class in America, about his post-election outlook. His latest book is Everybody's Fool.
Sixth graders at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School in North Berkeley, Calif., react to President-elect Donald Trump's victory. Their school was a polling station on Tuesday.
One issue is what to do with all the businesses he owns. Other newly elected presidents have placed investments in a blind trust, but Trump's business empire is on a completely different scale.
David Greene talks to former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt, who is a non-partisan adviser to president-elect Donald Trump's transition team. Trump's transition team has been in place since May.
As Trump succeeds Obama, it is hard to imagine a wider gulf between sets of policies, or men with less use for each other. But such contrasts between consecutive administrations are the national norm.
U.S. stocks closed up Wednesday in a dramatic reversal from deep losses in post-election overnight trading. Donald Trump's unexpected victory had investors worried about uncertainty in the markets.
Donald Trump is our president elect. We look at three economic indicators to see what they can tell us about a Trump presidency.
Several of the protests coalesced around Trump-owned properties. Police have closed off some roads, but demonstrations largely have been peaceful.