The pundits and polls got it wrong. Here's why.
Donald J Trump has emerged victorious in the historic, and historically acerbic, 2016 American presidential election. What does this outcome mean for the world?
Research suggests their initial reaction may portend how they will perform in the coming months and even years.
The differences between the two candidates on key policies are stark, and the result will have major implications around the world.
Fear is a potent emotion that influences our decision-making. Each presidential candidate has tried to harness it during the last stretch of the campaign.
Whether it's Clinton on Trump in the White House, progressive action on climate change in America - and therefore globally - is going to take a hit.
Will it be possible to put America's political life back together after the election? Britain after 'Brexit' offers a case study.
The US election has exposed deep divisions between older and younger feminists. Women have shamed Hillary Clinton as every kind of bad feminist.
A fashion historian describes the controversial history of the pantsuit – and how Clinton transformed her signature ensemble into a rallying cry for female empowerment.
A historian and biographer of J. Edgar Hoover answers questions on how FBI director James Comey is handling a position with a dark past.
How southern accents, Puerto Ricans and bias at the polls could change the map of traditional swing states as we know it.
In America's past, efforts by disadvantaged citizens to secure greater political influence have been met with violent repression.
Can Hillary Clinton, as a woman president, make a difference to Egyptian women? Her former views on democratisation in Egypt leave doubt int the minds of local observers.
Security and economic interests, in the guise of the 12-member Trans-Pacific Partnership (seven of which hail from the Asia-Pacific), are causing anxiety among US friends and allies.
Swinburne University political scientist Bryan Cranston makes his final US Election Day predictions.
The words we use to describe male and female leaders are a good guide to our deeply held sexist assumptions.
Insights from psychology, neuroscience, economics and political science on how the incoming president might move people from the extreme right or left of the political spectrum to a sociable centre.
Many evangelicals are backing Trump, so why hasn't he caught fire with Mormons? A scholar of Mormons' political beliefs counts the ways.
Many critics have made outlandish claims, yet beyond the partisan noise there are legitimate concerns that deserve closer scrutiny.
There has been much analysis on the rise of Donald Trump as the result of widespread social and economic unrest, but a look at the primaries shows it to be more of a quirk of the system.