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Analysis: Trump campaign’s disdain for civility could leave lasting damage

Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 6:48 p.m.

Supporters of Donald Trump, one holding a sign that reads, “Lock Her Up,” cheer during a campaign rally in Leesburg, Va., on Monday. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)
When a South Carolina congressman shouted “You lie!” during a speech by President Barack Obama in 2009, House members rebuked him for violating norms of civility. After this year’s presidential campaign, the idea that people were once troubled by the outburst seems almost quaint.

Trump may revisit Trump Country during a victory tour

Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 2:50 p.m.

Demonstrators hold signs during a rally outside Trump Tower in New York on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, to protest against President-elect Donald Trump. (Mary Altaffer / Associated Press)
Donald Trump may take a victory tour to states that elected him president, an aide said Saturday, as boisterous protests unfolded outside the tower where he holed up with members of his transition team and fielded calls congratulating him.

Survivors of Paris attacks mark first anniversary

Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 2:36 p.m.

A woman lights a candle outside the Bataclan concert hall in Paris on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. A concert by British pop legend Sting is marking the reopening of the Paris’ Bataclan concert hall one year after suicidal jihadis  killed 90 revelers with automatic weapons and explosive belts. (Kamil Zihnioglu / Associated Press)
Nov. 13, 2015, has already gone down as the darkest day in French history since World War II, when 130 people were killed here in an Islamic State assault on daily life: a concert, a soccer game and cafes.

Hillary Clinton blames presidential election loss on Comey letters

Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 2:23 p.m.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, accompanied by her husband former President Bill Clinton, right, finishes speaking at the New Yorker Hotel in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, where she conceded her defeat to Republican Donald Trump after the hard-fought presidential election. (Andrew Harnik / Associated Press)
Hillary Clinton blamed the renewed FBI inquiry into her State Department email system for blunting her momentum in the presidential election and the closure of that inquiry two days before Election Day for energizing voters for Donald Trump.

Schools report racist incidents in wake of Trump election

Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 9:39 p.m.

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, reports of racist incidents are emerging from the nation’s schools and universities, including students who chanted “white power” and called black classmates “cotton pickers.”

U.N. reports civilian killings, other atrocities in Mosul

Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 9:37 p.m.

New reports emerged Friday of public killings and other atrocities committed against Mosul residents by Islamic State militants, including dozens of civilians whose bullet-riddled bodies were hung from telephone polls after they were accused of using cellphones to leak information to Iraqi security forces.

What Donald Trump’s win could mean for the average consumer

Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 8:20 p.m.

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump proposed sweeping changes that could have huge implications for the average American’s finances. Since winning the election, Trump has yet to release many specifics about the policies he hopes to implement once he’s in the White House. But based on what he and other Republicans have proposed in the past, the Trump presidency could affect how much consumers spend on taxes, health care and other services.

Clarence M. Ditlow III, long-time auto safety advocate, dies

Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 12:57 p.m.

Clarence M. Ditlow III, the executive director of the Center for Auto Safety whose work over four decades forced the auto industry to make important safety and consumer improvements, including installing air bags, has died.

IMF approves $12 billion loan to salvage Egypt’s economy

Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 12:16 p.m.

An Egyptian walks in a popular market in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. The government has floated the local currency and raised fuel prices in order to qualify for a $12 billion bailout loan from the International Monetary Fund. These reforms have earned praise from the IMF and the international business community, but they have also spawned rising prices and costs of living for an already frustrated Egyptian population and President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi risks a serious political backlash. (Amr Nabil / AP)
The International Monetary Fund said on Friday that its executive board has approved a three-year bailout totaling $12 billion to Egypt, to support the country’s ailing economy – a move intended to restore investor confidence and raise the country’s foreign reserves.

Fort Trump: New security measures ring Trump Tower

Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 12:06 p.m.

New York City police officers guard the front of Trump Tower in New York on Friday. (Richard Drew / Associated Press)
Being a midtown Manhattan neighbor of Donald Trump now that he’s president-elect has come to this: navigating swarms of police officers, barricades, checkpoints and street closings that have turned Trump Tower – a tourist attraction normally open to the public – into a fortress.

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