The FBI told a federal court it needed a search warrant to look at thousands of Hillary Clinton's emails on the laptop of former US congressman Anthony Weiner because they had potential to cause "grave damage to national security" if disclosed.
US first lady Michelle Obama has told Oprah Winfrey that the past election was "painful".
Donald Trump's top aides have said the US president-elect is not ready to accept the finding by intelligence officials that Moscow hacked Democratic emails in a bid to elevate the billionaire property mogul.
Facebook has unveiled a string of measures it is introducing to ensure users are not presented with fake news on the site.
A federal judge has rejected a Green Party-backed request to recount paper ballots in Pennsylvania's presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, and scan some counties' election systems for signs of hacking.
The top Senate Republican says that Congress will investigate a CIA assessment that Russia interfered in the November election on behalf of Donald Trump, an intelligence conclusion that the incoming commander in chief has called "ridiculous".
The CIA has reportedly concluded that Russia intervened in the US election to help Donald Trump win.
Michigan's presidential recount has been thrown into doubt after a state appeals court said the Green Party candidate's poor showing disqualified her from seeking a second look at the votes.
Wisconsin and Pennsylvania are facing a recount too.
The President of The National Party said today that there should be a temporary ban on Muslims entering the country.
Hillary Clinton has blamed the FBI's decision to revive its examination of her email accounts for her devastating defeat in the presidential election.
President-elect Donald Trump is embarking on the massive undertaking of creating a new administration as a circus-like atmosphere unfolds around his building in Manhattan.
One person has been shot during an anti-Trump rally in the US city of Portland.
Edward Snowden gives his opinion on the US election and what this means for him.
In the wake of Donald Trump's election, reports of racially charged incidents are emerging from US schools and universities, including students who chanted "white power" and called black classmates "cotton pickers".
The American public remains deeply divided after the presidential election.
People are worried and activists are gearing up for a tough four years.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence will lead President-elect Donald Trump's transition team, replacing New Jersey governor Chris Christie.
The Secret Service and New York City police are going to extremes to protect Donald Trump when he is at his Manhattan home.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said the notion that Facebook influenced the outcome of the US election is a "crazy idea".