"There are so many checks and balances on this system. It continues to prove itself on a daily basis," said Karen Osborne, the director of elections in Maricopa Country, Ariz.
A letter from the FBI's director on more Clinton emails, plus the likelihood of Republicans "coming home," have apparently shifted a race that looked like a Clinton rout to something more traditional.
President Park Geun-hye replaced her prime minister and finance chief amid a growing scandal that involves a secret advisor with ties to a mysterious religious cult.
The support of racists and white nationalists has been a campaign-long problem for Trump. Former KKK leader David Duke has repeatedly and enthusiastically backed the Republican nominee.
It can be done. How? Because of the Electoral College. In fact, through the years, the winner-take-all system the U.S. employs has skewed result after result.
Just days before Election Day, civil rights groups are suing the state over claims that voters have been illegally removed from the rolls.
Elections workers in Phoenix test each tabulation machine in advance and transport paper ballots and machine tallies by separate teams, not over the Internet, to assure the result is accurate.
Hillary Clinton campaigned across Florida on Tuesday, a state that could effectively seal her path to 270 electoral votes if she wins it.
Donald Trump campaigned in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin on Tuesday as he tries to put states that have been leaning towards Hillary Clinton back in play.
Donald Trump's message to anyone who doubts he can win: Look at Brexit. The vote to leave the EU in June was fueled by some of the same issues that Trump is tapping.
The tobacco giant is supporting its first cigarette tax — 60 cents more per pack. But some health groups oppose Missouri's ballot measure, as do some education groups that would benefit from the tax.
It's yet another puzzling decision by the law enforcement agency less than a week before Election Day, and FBI Director James Comey has a connection to this case as well.
A letter from 370 economists, including eight Nobel Prize winners, says Trump has misled the country about trade, jobs and growth.
It's common for governors to raise money for political allies. What's not common is for governors to spend tens of millions of dollars out of their own pocket for political allies. But that's exactly what Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is doing on behalf of statehouse Republicans.
Immigration advocates are trying to change the narrative about which immigrants living in the U.S. illegally deserve to stay. It's a challenge to the Obama administration's policy of deporting "felons, not families." Grassroots advocates are championing the case of Jose Alvarez — a convicted felon who's also a family man.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Jason Miller, senior communications adviser to the Trump campaign, about the state of the race one week out from the election.
Early voting is set to account for one-third of the vote this year. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to early voting expert Michael McDonald about what early voting data shows, which states are the most competitive based on early voting data, and if the FBI's revisiting of Hillary Clinton's emails will have a significant impact on the election.
NPR's Robert Siegel travels to Springfield, Ohio, which has seen the loss of many blue collar jobs in recent decades, and joins volunteer Laura Rosenberger as she canvasses a neighborhood in search of Trump supporters. Rosenberger says she doesn't always vote Republican and hasn't voted at all the past couple of years, but says Donald Trump has made her an enthusiastic Republican voter this year.
News reports have raised a host of potential connections between Donald Trump and the Kremlin, from electronic links to Trump's alleged cultivation by Russian intelligence. NPR takes a look at what is known and confirmed about the potential Russian ties.
Many U.S. Christians have struggled this year with what faith means when it comes time to make political choices, and even whether faith and politics should mix.