Michigan's attorney general announced Friday he would file suit to stop a recount requested by Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein.
The 2016 presidential race was rife with disinformation, none more blatant than fake news -- hoaxes, half-truths, outright lies -- that flashed through the internet at warp speed.
Donald Trump vowed to bring the nation together and said thank you to Ohio on Thursday, saying the state had heard history's call and helped him win the presidency, even though his supporters called for his former opponent Hillary Clinton to be put in jail.
Formula One fans and pundits were left reeling on Friday after newly-crowned world champion Nico Rosberg announced his retirement from the sport with immediate effect.
Demerson -- one of the nine Chapecoense players who did not travel on the club's fateful flight to Colombia -- says the bereaved team will soon "come back strong."
Thousands of refugees and migrants, most fleeing violence in the Middle East, mass at the sealed-off border, chanting "Open! Open!" They are desperate to cross into Hungary, but a razor-wire fence, temporary blockade and a line of riot police stand in their way.
While President-Elect Donald Trump hosted his first "thank you" tour rally since the election, chants of "love trumps hate," echoed in the cold Cincinnati air Thursday night outside of the US Bank Arena.
The child sex abuse scandal that has rocked the English football world has taken a new twist after a former player accused one of the world's biggest clubs of buying his silence.
Nearly 2,000 Iraqi troops were killed across Iraq in the month of November, according to newly released UN figures, as they battle to force ISIS extremists from the country.
More than two decades after he was executed for rape and murder, China's top court has found a young man innocent.
Brandy Vela's bedroom is covered in Post-it notes. "You will always own a piece of my heart," says one. "You will never be forgotten," says another.
Fifteen Grammys and six studio albums into her career, Alicia Keys still hasn't cracked the formula for a hit song.
An iron gate with the notorious Nazi slogan "Arbeit Macht Frei" stolen from a German concentration camp site most likely has been recovered.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation is in the business of making dreams come true -- even when the dream is to blow stuff up.
With skis in tow they travel the globe, flitting like fireflies to some of the world's most beautiful mountain locations.
Many of Africa's leaders are turning up for Fidel Castro's funeral in what reads like a who's who of the continent's longest-serving presidents.
As birthdays go, Magnus Carlsen's 26th will take some beating.
A pro-Europe political newcomer has won a shock victory in a UK parliamentary byelection in which Britain's plans to leave the European Union became the defining issue.
"The year in pictures" treks across the globe, looking back on the events that shaped 2016.
You stand in the tunnel -- 87 years of complex sporting and political rivalry behind you, a must-win match ahead. Welcome to El Clásico.
Forget exploring Abu Dhabi with a guidebook. Try seeing the city like four of its celebrated social media stars instead.
A pilot with a history of plotting routes that show up as patterns on flight-tracking websites has completed his most ambitious yet.
Menacing black smoke hangs over the town of al-Qayyara. The air here is poison.
With the arrival of the (somewhat) cooler season, there's no finer time to hit the streets of Mumbai to sample its best eats.
Christmas shopping doesn't have to mean joylessly battling through department store crowds or trawling the Internet for bargains.
After an Olympic "fairytale," rugby is on a roll -- but can it maintain the momentum?
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark, or, in an equally Shakespearean enclave, Trump World.
As Donald Trump prepares to move into the White House and Theresa May braces the UK for a hard Brexit, the EU is next in line to reap 2016's bumper crop of political upset.
She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled with bullying over her complexion.
Traveling is overrated. Just ask New York creatives Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber, who explore otherworldly places from the comfort of their apartment, making dioramas of settings devoid of humans.
Finally: the opportunity to peek inside Barack Obama's bedroom.
Once intended to accommodate over one million residents, the new town of Kangbashi in northern China is today home to just one-tenth of its projected population.
Ever had a tube journey from hell? How about a tube journey into hell -- or out of it, depending on which way you're traveling.
Andy Stein shifts on the balls of his feet, leans against a wooden railing, and fidgets.
As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.