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Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump cheer as they watch election returns during an election night rally, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump cheer as they watch election returns during an election night rally.

Trump takes Florida, Ohio, NC in battle for White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump captured crucial victories over Hillary Clinton Tuesday night in Florida, Ohio and North Carolina, showing remarkable strength in three of the nation’s most fiercely fought battleground states in an unexpectedly tight race for the presidency. Read more here.

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JOHNSTOWN, NY - AUGUST 19: Cannabis plants grow in the greenhouse at Vireo Health's medical marijuana cultivation facility, August 19, 2016 in Johnstown, New York. New York state lawmakers voted to legalize marijuana for medical use in 2014 and the law took effect in January 2016. Currently, five organizations are allowed to grow and sell the drug for medical use in the state. New York's new law only allows people with 'severe debilitating or life threatening conditions' to obtain marijuana for medical use. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Many people are happy that Massachusetts just legalized recreational marijuana

As many Massachusetts voters—who supported Hillary Clinton by a double-digit margin—watched the returns come in with a stronger-than-expected showing for Donald Trump, many couldn’t help but notice the silver lining in becoming the first eastern state to legalize recreational marijuana the same day. Read more here.

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—Nik DeCosta-Klipa

Canadian immigration site crashes as election results come in

BOSTON— The Government of Canada’s immigration website crashed Tuesday night as U.S. election results began to come in. Read more here. 

—Meagan McGinnes 

File - In this April 20, 2016 file photo, customers buy products at the Harvest Medical Marijuana Dispensary in San Francisco. California's lopsided U.S. Senate is nearing a historic end and voters are pondering a long list of ballot questions that could legalize marijuana, end the death penalty and slap cigarette smokers with a $2-a-pack tax increase. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)

Voters in Massachusetts approve legalizing recreational marijuana

Voters have approved a ballot measure making Massachusetts the first state in the eastern U.S. to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

Tuesday’s approval marks a major national victory for proponents of legalized marijuana. Currently, using the drug recreationally is legal only in Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska. Read more here.

—Associated Press

Boston, MA - 11/08/2016 - Anti-charter school activists celebrate tonight's results at a joint gathering at the State Democratic Party Election Night party at Fairmount Copley Plaza. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Metro, Reporter: David Scharfenberg, Topic: 09charter, LOID: 8.3.563314803

Anti-charter school activists celebrate the result at a joint gathering at the State Democratic Party Election Night party at Fairmount Copley Plaza.

Voters reject charter school expansion in Massachusetts

Voters have rejected a ballot measure that would have expanded the number of charter schools in Massachusetts by up to a dozen a year.

Proponents had expressed disappointment earlier Tuesday evening. Read more here. 

—Associated Press

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., greets supporters as he gives his acceptance speech after winning re-election in Winston-Salem, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., greets supporters as he gives his acceptance speech in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, after winning re-election Tuesday.

Democrats’ path to Senate majority narrows as GOP holds NC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats’ path to retaking the Senate majority narrowed Tuesday as Republicans held onto key seats in North Carolina, Indiana and Florida.

Democrats grabbed a Republican-held seat in Illinois, but as Republicans defended a slim 54-46 majority in an unpredictable election year, key races in Missouri, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Nevada remained too close to call. Read more here. 

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—Associated Press

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 08: People watch voting results at Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's election night event at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center November 8, 2016 in New York City. Clinton is running against Republican nominee, Donald J. Trump to be the 45th President of the United States. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

People watch voting results at Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s election night event at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Trump takes Ohio; White House fights still uncertain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump captured crucial victories over Hillary Clinton Tuesday night in Florida and Ohio, showing remarkable strength in two of the nation’s most fiercely fought battleground states in an unexpectedly tight race for the presidency.

Clinton carried Virginia and Colorado. Her campaign had expected easy victories there, but the states took on new urgency as Trump picked up votes elsewhere. With a handful of other battleground states still undecided, neither candidate had cleared the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House. Read more here. 

—Associated Press

Eggs from Bedford's Chip-In Farm.

Eggs from Bedford’s Chip-In Farm.

Question 3 is approved in Massachusetts

BOSTON— Massachusetts voters Tuesday passed a groundbreaking ballot question that would mandate all pork, veal, and eggs farmed and sold in Massachusetts come from pigs, calves, and laying hens not confined to ultra-tight quarters. Read more here. 

—The Boston Globe

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The preserved historic facades and the new construction planned for Somerville High School.

Somerville votes to fund the priciest school in state history

BOSTON— When they cast their ballots for president on Tuesday, Somerville residents also voted to fund the highest priced school building project in Massachusetts history.

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The $257 million plan calls for building a new 1,590-student high school on the site of the current school on Highland Avenue. The $198.5 million construction of the Newton North High School, completed in 2010, is currently the state’s most expensive building project. Read more here. 

—The Boston Globe

11tiverton - Casino developer Twin River Management is proposing a 85,000-square foot casino, with 1,000 slot machines and 32 table games, along with a 84-room hotel, on a wooded tract of land in Tiverton, R.I., just over the state line from Massachusetts. (Twin River Management Group)

Twin River Management is proposing a casino on a wooded tract of land in Tiverton, Rhode Island, just over the state line from Massachusetts.

Rhode Island chooses Clinton, passes casino, ethics measures

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democrat Hillary Clinton has won Rhode Island in the presidential race, defeating Republican Donald Trump in the contest for the state’s four electoral votes.

Rhode Island voters also easily approved a constitutional amendment restoring power to an ethics commission over state lawmakers. And they approved a measure allowing a new casino to be built in Tiverton, near the Massachusetts border. Read more here. 

—Associated Press

Supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump watch news reports as results come in during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York on November 8, 2016. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were running neck and neck Tuesday in early results as polling stations closed in the eastern United States, with the world waiting anxiously to see who will win the historic White House clash. A deeply divided electorate of about 200 million Americans were asked to make a momentous choice between electing the nation's first woman president, or handing the reins of power to a billionaire populist who has upended US politics with his improbable outsider campaign. / AFP PHOTO / Timothy A. CLARYTIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump watch news reports as results come in during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York.

Asia shares sink as Donald Trump reported taking lead in vote count

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares have shed early gains, tumbling Wednesday as Donald Trump gained the lead in the electoral vote count in the presidential election. Earlier, investors had appeared persuaded that Hillary Clinton, seen as a more stable choice, would prevail. Read more here. 

—Associated Press

Hinsdale, N.H., resident Keith Therieau walks out of the voting booth at the Hinsdale Polling Station on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP)

Hinsdale, N.H., resident Keith Therieau walks out of the voting booth Tuesday.

Exit poll: New Hampshire voters weigh trust, temperament

NEW HAMPSHIRE (AP) — Many voters in New Hampshire appeared to be skeptical of both major-party presidential candidates as they went to the polls on Tuesday, reflecting the tone of a long and often bitter campaign, according to a preliminary exit poll conducted for The Associated Press and television networks by Edison Research. Read more here.

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—Associated Press

FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2016 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio gestures as he speaks during a debate against U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, at Broward College in Davie, Fla. The Florida Senate race between Republican incumbent Marco Rubio and Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy is as much about presidential nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as it is about differences between the candidates. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

In this October 26 photo, Sen. Marco Rubio gestures as he speaks during a debate against U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, at Broward College in Davie, Florida.

Marco Rubio wins 2nd term in the Senate

Marco Rubio failed in his bid to end up in the White House, but he’s still going back to Washington. Florida voters elected him to a second term in the Senate on Tuesday. Read more here. 

—Associated Press

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton greet supporters after casting their ballots in Chappaqua, New York on November 8, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZEDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton greet supporters after casting their ballots in Chappaqua, New York.

Hillary Clinton wins Massachusetts and its 11 electoral votes

Hillary Clinton has won Massachusetts and its 11 electoral votes.

The Associated Press projected the Democrat as the winner at poll close. Read more here. 

—Associated Press

Visitors at the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams on Tuesday

Visitors at the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams on Tuesday.

Steady crowd of voters, not only at Susan B. Anthony’s grave, but also her birthplace in Massachusetts

BOSTON— A cemetery in Rochester, New York had to extend its hours Tuesday, as voters—casting their ballots for Hillary Clinton, the first female major-party presidential nominee—flocked to commemorate the grave of Susan B. Anthony. Images of the lines of visitors and “I Voted” stickers covering Anthony’s grave flooded social media and TV broadcasts.

But the pioneering suffragist’s efforts to give women the right to vote were also celebrated at her birthplace in Massachusetts. Read more here. 

—Nik DeCosta-Klipa

UNH student with Pretty Little Liars star Ian Harding.

UNH student with Pretty Little Liars star Ian Harding.

These UNH students got a ride to the polls from ‘Pretty Little Liars’ star Ian Harding

BOSTON— Who needs a voting selfie with a sticker when you can instead pose with Pretty Little Liar fans’ favorite teacher? Read more here.

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—Meagan McGinnes 

Voters exit a polling place at the Ashland County Fairgrounds on Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 in Ashland, Ohio. (Tom E. Puskar/The Times Gazette via AP)

Voters exit a polling place at the Ashland County Fairgrounds on Election Day in Ashland, Ohio.

Exit Poll: Americans cast ballots while holding their noses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans held their noses as they picked a new president on Tuesday: More than half of voters cast their ballots with reservations about their candidate or because they disliked the others running.

That was true both for those backing Democrat Hillary Clinton and those supporting Republican Donald Trump, according to preliminary results of exit polls conducted for The Associated Press and television networks by Edison Research. Read more here. 

—Associated Press

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 08: Sen. Patrick Leahy (R) (D-VT), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, escorts U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee Merrick Garland (L) to a meeting in LeahyÕs office at the U.S. Capitol September 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. Merrick, nominated by U.S. President Barack Obama nearly six months ago, continues to wait on Senate action regarding his nomination to the nationÕs highest court. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Sen. Patrick Leahy, the longest-serving member of the Senate, easily won re-election Tuesday over Republican challenger Scott Milne.

Hillary Clinton takes Vermont while Sen. Patrick Leahy coasts to 8th term

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Democrat Hillary Clinton was declared the winner of Vermont’s three electoral votes Tuesday while Democratic U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy coasted to an eighth term over his Republican challenger.

The calls came as polls closed at 7 p.m. on an Election Day that potentially saw record turnout in the state. Read more here. 

—Associated Press

Chichester, NH - 2/9/2016 - People stand in a booth while voting in the New Hampshire primary in Chichester, NH, February 9, 2016. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

People stand in a booth while voting.

Democrats file to extend voting hours in N.H. stronghold

BOSTON— In the presidential swing state of New Hampshire, Republican and Democratic lawyers are preparing for a possible last-minute ruling on whether polls can stay open for an additional hour in the Democratic stronghold of Dover.

The issue stemmed from a Tuesday morning email from Dover city officials to roughly 250 residents with incorrect information — that the polls will close at 8 p.m. Polls were scheduled to close at 7 p.m. Read more here. 

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—The Boston Globe

NASHUA, NH - NOVEMBER 8: GOP Senate Candidate Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) is accompanied by daughter Kate Daley, 12, as she goes to cast her vote at Charlotte Avenue Elementary School on November 8, 2016, in Nashua, New Hampshire. Americans today will choose between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as they go to the polls to vote for the next president of the United States. (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

Sen. Kelly Ayotte is accompanied by daughter Kate Daley, 12, as she goes to cast her vote at Charlotte Avenue Elementary School in Nashua, New Hampshire.

US Senate race between Ayotte, Hassan gets top state billing

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A tight U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Kelly Ayotte and Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan tops a long turbulent campaign cycle in New Hampshire that hasn’t let up since the presidential primaries nine months ago.

The outcome of the Ayotte-Hassan contest on Tuesday is one of a half dozen around the country that will determine which party controls the Senate next year. New Hampshire also is electing a governor and two U.S. House members. Read more here. 

—Associated Press

Charlie Baker and state leaders eat pizza at Santarpios

Charlie Baker and state leaders eat pizza at Santarpios

Gov. Charlie Baker joins state leaders at Santarpio’s Pizza for an Election Day lunch

BOSTON— The Pizza Party is already an official political designation in Massachusetts, but Gov. Charlie Baker and several top state legislators formed their own group at Santarpio’s in the name of unity.

“Regardless of affiliation we’re all members of the pizza party,” wrote state Sen. Joe Boncore, a Winthrop Democrat, of the bipartisan Election Day lunch. Read more here. 

—Nik DeCosta-Klipa

"I voted" stickers, given to those who vote, are seen November 8, 2016, at Colin Powwell Elementary School, in Centreville, Virginia. Polling stations opened Tuesday as the first ballots were cast in the long-awaited election pitting Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump. / AFP PHOTO / PAUL J. RICHARDSPAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

“I voted” stickers.

Some people are upset they didn’t get an ‘I Voted’ sticker

BOSTON— It’s a favored tradition for people who practice their civic duty and participate in a presidential election: Pick up a coveted “I Voted” sticker when leaving a polling station, and then share a picture of it on social media for all to see.

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But for many Tuesday, the excitement of getting one of the small oval stickers bearing an American flag never came. Read more here.

— The Boston Globe

The Donald Trump cake.

This Donald Trump cake is really something

BOSTON— After more than a year of campaigning, Donald Trump looks tired, wrinkled, and a bit scared.

Well, at least, a cake of him looks that way. Read more here.

— Eric Levenson

Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Sununu, left, and Democratic challenger Colin Van Ostern exchange remarks in regards to Planned Parenthood during a televised debate at New England College in Henniker, N.H., on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. (Elizabeth Frantz/Concord Monitor via AP)

Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Sununu, left, and Democratic challenger Colin Van Ostern exchange remarks in regards to Planned Parenthood during a televised debate at New England College in Henniker, N.H.

Sununu vs. Van Ostern: From governor’s council to office

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The two major-party candidates in New Hampshire’s gubernatorial race are hoping to make the jump from the governor’s Executive Council to the governor’s office.

Republican Chris Sununu and Democrat Colin Van Ostern are vying to replace Gov. Maggie Hassan, a two-term Democrat who is challenging Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte on Tuesday. Read more here. 

— Associated Press 

Hillary Clinton mannequin challenge.

Clinton team pose for #MannequinChallenge aboard campaign plane

BOSTON— Ever hip to the latest memes, Hillary Clinton and her team posed for the #MannequinChallenge aboard their campaign plane on Tuesday.

The #MannequinChallenge, which went viral in the last week, consists of a group of people freezing in place as a camera moves around the scene and captures it from all angles. Read more here.

— Eric Levenson

The Boston Women's Memorial honors Abigail Adams, Lucy Stone, and Phillis Wheatley.

The Boston Women’s Memorial honors Abigail Adams, Lucy Stone, and Phillis Wheatley.

People are flocking to the Boston Women’s Memorial on Commonwealth Ave.

BOSTON— Between Fairfield and Gloucester Streets along the Commonwealth Ave. Mall sit three statues of famous progressive American women: Abigail Adams, Lucy Stone and Phillis Wheatley.

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On Election Day, Bostonians flocked to the Boston Women’s Memorial, leaving flowers and notes and taking photos of the bronze figures. Read more here.

—Megan Turchi  

Congressman Seth Moulton pictured last March.

Congressman Seth Moulton pictured last March.

Rep. Seth Moulton says he voted yes on Question 2 to force Gov. Baker, state legislators into action

BOSTON— Rep. Seth Moulton, a Democrat unafraid to publicly depart from the party line, says he voted yes on a Massachusetts ballot measure to left the state cap on charter schools.

Moulton explained his support for the measure in an interview Tuesday on WGBH’s Boston Public Radio. Read more here. 

—Nik DeCosta-Klipa

CAMBRIDGE MA - 11/08/2016: Checking in to vote L-R Bruce Mann with his wife US Sen Elizabeth Warren at Ward 8 in the Graham and Parks School in Cambridge. The 2016 presidential election, voter turnout at polling places (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 09turnout

Senator Elizabeth Warren (right), with husband Bruce Mann, checked in to vote in Cambridge Tuesday morning.

Elizabeth Warren says she is ‘nervous’ about presidential election

BOSTON— US Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has frequently clashed with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, said Tuesday she was “nervous’’ about the outcome of the national election. Read more here.

— The Boston Globe

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and her husband former President Bill Clinton, greet supporters after voting in Chappaqua, N.Y., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and her husband former President Bill Clinton, greet supporters after voting in Chappaqua, N.Y.

Watch: In 1993, Hillary Clinton talked about the prospect of a woman running for president

BOSTON— Long before her name was on the ballot as a presidential candidate, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and her husband Bill Clinton expressed hope that a woman would one day pursue the nation’s highest office. Read more here.

Dialynn Dwyer

Beyonce wore her own pantsuit at a concert supporting Hillary Clinton last week.

Beyonce wore her own pantsuit at a concert supporting Hillary Clinton last week.

Hillary Clinton supporters are proudly dressing up in pantsuits today

BOSTON— Some women voting for Hillary Clinton donned their favorite pantsuits on Tuesday as a way to show their pride in supporting the woman who could become America’s first female president. Clinton, the Democratic nominee, is a known pantsuit aficionado. Read more here.

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— Eric Levenson

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump votes in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump votes in New York.

Defiant into final day, Trump warns of election fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — Defiant into the 2016 election’s last day, Donald Trump raised doubts about the integrity of the U.S. election system on Tuesday as he cast his own ballot for president.

The Republican White House contender refused to say whether he would concede defeat if he loses and continued to voice concerns about voter fraud, two statements that challenged bedrock principles of American democracy: fair and free elections and the clean transfer of power. Read more here.

—Associated Press

An assortment of doughnuts.

An ‘I Voted’ sticker can get you free stuff, but it shouldn’t

NEW YORK— Election Day is upon us, and that means (among other things) that the U.S. voter is entitled to a bunch of free stuff: doughnuts, pizza, cheese dip, you name it. It is all provided by businesses looking to get a bit of publicity by encouraging everyone to fulfill their civic duty.

The only problem? All those giveaways are technically against the law. Read more here.

— The New York Times

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans seemed on track to secure two more years of House control in Tuesday’s elections but with erosion of their historic majority, leaving hard-line conservatives with added clout to vex party leaders. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

GOP battles to limit losses, control House for 2 more years

WASHINGTON (AP)— Republicans seemed on track to secure two more years of House control in Tuesday’s elections but with erosion of their historic majority, leaving hard-line conservatives with added clout to vex party leaders.

With Donald Trump rousing opposition in many suburban and ethnically diverse districts, Democrats were hoping to gain a dozen seats or more. Chief targets included GOP incumbents in Virginia, New Jersey, Illinois, Florida, Nevada and California. Read more here.

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Associated Press

A poll worker lifts the curtain as Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., center, leaves the voting booth with her daughter, Kate, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at Charlotte Avenue Elementary School in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

A poll worker lifts the curtain as Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., center, leaves the voting booth with her daughter, Kate, Tuesday.

Senate control up for grabs as Democrats seek majority

WASHINGTON (AP)— Control of the Senate was up for grabs Tuesday as Republicans’ hopes of protecting their narrow majority in an unpredictable election rested on a handful of states that were toss-ups until the end. Read more here.

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Early voting pins sit on the table at the Palm Beach County Democrats office in Delray Beach, Fla.

Early voting pins sit on the table at the Palm Beach County Democrats office in Delray Beach, Fla.

On Election Day, little chance of changing that early vote

NEW YORK— Perhaps you didn’t gather enough information in the first year and a half of the campaign. Perhaps you thought you had made up your mind and cast your ballot early, only to have a last-minute change of heart.

It happens. Read more here. 

— The New York Times

epa05620866 (FILE) A file picture dated 04 October 2016 shows Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in a live video link at a press conference on the 10th anniversary of Wikileaks, in Berlin, Germany. According to media reports, Swedish prosecutors on 07 November 2016 announced they will be interviewing Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London on 14 November. Assange had been staying in the embassy since 2012, where he has found refuge as he is wanted for questioning over a 2010 rape allegation in Sweden. EPA/MAURIZIO GAMBARINI

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in a live video link at a press conference on the 10th anniversary of Wikileaks, in Berlin, Germany.

WikiLeaks founder denies trying to influence US election

BERLIN (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday he never intended to influence the U.S. presidential election by publishing copies of emails linked to Hillary Clinton and suggested he would do the same to Donald Trump, if he could.

The secret-spilling website in recent months has published troves of electronic messages sent to or by people in Clinton’s campaign, disclosing embarrassing, if not damaging, inside conversations. Read more here.

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The preserved historic facades and the new construction planned for Somerville High School.

On Somerville’s ballot: the priciest school in state history

BOSTON— When they cast their ballots for president on Tuesday, Somerville residents are also deciding whether to fund the highest priced school building project in Massachusetts history. Read more here.

The Boston Globe

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 file photo, Nikki Lastreto trims "little buds" from last season's harvest at her home near Laytonville, Calif. California's lopsided U.S. Senate is nearing a historic end and voters are pondering a long list of ballot questions that could legalize marijuana, end the death penalty and slap cigarette smokers with a $2-a-pack tax increase. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)

Nikki Lastreto trimmed “little buds” from last season’s harvest at her home near Laytonville, Calif.

Legalization movement faces biggest test yet in 9 states

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The movement to legalize marijuana faced its biggest test yet Tuesday as voters in nine states, including the nation’s most populous, considered proposals to expand legal access to the drug, which is still forbidden by the federal government.

California, the first state to approve medical marijuana two decades ago, was among five states weighing whether to go beyond medical use and permit pot for adults for recreational purposes. The other states were Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada. Read more here.

Associated Press

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence.

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence.

Mike Pence takes a casual bike ride with his wife on Election Day

BOSTON— Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence doesn’t seem too stressed this morning.

The Indiana governor and his wife casually rode their bikes on Tuesday morning before heading to their polling place, according to a video captured by Fox News reporter Dan Gallo. Read more here.

Eric Levenson

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at a campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina November 7, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane

Donald Trump’s only viable path to victory involves off-the-mark polling and surprise wins along the eastern seaboard and into the Midwest.

Without early victories, Trump’s election night could be over quickly

BOSTON— There are only two ways for Donald Trump to win Tuesday’s election: either the polls have to be wrong, or they have to be very wrong. Otherwise, Hillary Clinton will become our next president.

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As we follow the fast-unfolding results Tuesday night, then, that’s the thing to watch for: signs that the polls we’ve been obsessively watching were actually inaccurate. Read more here.

The Boston Globe

People gather at the grave of women's suffragist leader Susan B. Anthony in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Rochester, NY Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in anticipation of the election. The cemetery will extend its hours on Election Day to give people more time to visit her grave. Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren says with Democrat Hillary Clinton as the first woman nominated by a major political party to run for president it's appropriate to keep Mount Hope Cemetery open later Tuesday night. (Tina Macintyre-Yee/Democrat & Chronicle via AP)

People gather at the grave of women’s suffragist leader Susan B. Anthony in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Rochester, NY Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in anticipation of the election.

Steady crowd marks Election Day at Susan B. Anthony’s grave

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Some voters are going from the polls to the cemetery in upstate New York in order to pay respect to women’s suffragist leader Susan B. Anthony.

Video from WHAM-TV shows a steady stream of people at Rochester’s Mount Hope cemetery decorating Anthony’s grave with “I Voted” stickers and American flags. Some are leaving yellow roses, which was a symbol of the women’s suffrage movement. Read more here.

Associated Press

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump smiles as he fills out his ballot at a polling station in a school during the 2016 presidential elections on November 8, 2016 in New York. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGANMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump smiles as he fills out his ballot at a New York City school during the 2016 presidential election.

Donald Trump casts his ballot: ‘it’s a great honor, a tremendous honor’

NEW YORK— Donald Trump has voted in New York City.

Hundreds of onlookers watched as Trump, his wife Melania, daughter Ivanka, and son-in-law Jared arrived Tuesday morning at their polling place at a public school on Manhattan’s East Side.

Trump said ‘‘it’s a great honor, a tremendous honor’’ to be casting his ballot. Read more here.

Associated Press

CAMBRIDGE MA - 11/08/2016: Checking in to vote L-R Bruce Mann with his wife US Sen Elizabeth Warren at Ward 8 in the Graham and Parks School in Cambridge. The 2016 presidential election, voter turnout at polling places (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 09turnout

Elizabeth Warren and her husband Bruce Mann check in to vote at the Graham and Parks School in Cambridge.

Elizabeth Warren casts vote for Hillary Clinton in Cambridge

BOSTON— Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been campaigning for Hillary Clinton for months now, so it came as no surprise when she cast her vote for the former secretary of state alongside her husband, Bruce Mann, in Cambridge Tuesday morning.

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Warren also tweeted out a photo greeting children at the Graham and Parks School, where her polling place is located, claiming that Clinton was winning the classroom election. Read more here.

Kevin Slane

Eric Trump, the son of Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Eric Trump, the son of Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Eric Trump tweeted a ballot selfie, which is illegal in New York

BOSTON— Eric Trump proudly took a photo of his filled-out ballot and posted it on Twitter, an apparent violation of New York’s ban on pictures of completed ballots.

The son of the Republican presidential candidate deleted the tweet shortly after posting it. Read more here.

Eric Levenson

11/07/2016 WATERTOWN, MA Parishoner Charlie Bering (cq) of Watertown, lit a candle during a multi-faith prayer service held on the eve of the election at the Church of Good Shepherd in Watertown. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Parishoner Charlie Bering lit a candle during a multifaith prayer service Monday at the Church of Good Shepherd in Watertown.

As divisive campaign ends, churches offer vigils, prayer for healing

BROOKLINE — They sat in silence in the old stone church, deep in thought, the turbulence and traffic of the world outside reduced to shadows and light at play on the walls.

They prayed for the nation. They murmured a beloved psalm: I lift up my eyes to the hills/From where is my help to come? And they listened to a French Jesuit priest’s poem that ends this way: “Accept the anxiety of feeling yourself in suspense and incomplete.” Read more here.

The Boston Globe

Foxborough MA 8/7/16 New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady puts on his helmet during training camp at Gillette Stadium Practice Field on Sunday August 7, 2016. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)

Tom Brady put on his helmet during training in August.

‘It hurts me a lot’: Fans lash out at Tom Brady over alleged Trump vote

BOSTON— Of all the things that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said this election season, many in the region seemed taken aback when he declared Monday night during a rally in Manchester, N.H., that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had cast a vote for him.

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Just hours after boasting about the support of both Brady and coach Bill Belichick to a crowd of thousands of supporters at the SNHU Arena, Brady’s Facebook timeline became flooded with a range of responses about Trump’s claims. Read more here.

The Boston Globe

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21: Professional Football player Tom Brady and wife, model Gisele Bundchen attend National Geographic's "Years Of Living Dangerously" new season world premiere at the American Museum of Natural History on September 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen.

Gisele responds to fan asking if she and Tom Brady support Donald Trump with emphatic ‘NO!’

BOSTON— Donald Trump said that he had the support of Patriots coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady at a New Hampshire rally Monday night, saying that the quarterback called him to say he voted for him and supported him, and reading a letter from Belichick that called Trump, “the ultimate competitor and fighter.”

While multiple outlets are reporting that Belichick really did write Trump a letter, Brady’s wife, model Gisele Bundchen, seemed to dispute the notion that she and her husband are supporting Trump on Instagram. Read more here.

Kevin Slane

Hillary Clinton wore white the night of her Democratic convention speech.

Hillary Clinton wore white the night of her Democratic convention speech.

Suffragists wore white 96 years ago. Now Clinton voters are doing the same.

WASHINGTON — It’s been a dark election season in many respects, but around the country, women are ending it by wearing white.

They’re donning white blouses, pulling white pantsuits from closets or shopping for new ones, dressing babies in white Onesies. Then they are heading to the polls to cast their vote to elect the person they hope will be the country’s first female president. Read more here.

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Voters cast their votes a day early at the City Hall in Irvine, Calif., Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)

Voters cast their votes a day early at the City Hall in Irvine, Calif., Monday, Nov. 7, 2016.

Competing claims of voter fraud, intimidation raise tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The usual tension of a presidential election has a twist this year — questions about the integrity of the election itself.

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Adding anxiety and uncertainty in the weeks before Election Day were Republican candidate Donald Trump’s unsupported warnings of a rigged election, fears of voter intimidation at the polls and concerns about election systems being hacked. New voter regulations in more than a dozen states also held the potential to sow confusion at polling places. Read more here.

Associated Press

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by her husband, former President Bill Clinton, right, greets supporters outside Douglas G. Grafflin School in Chappaqua, N.Y., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, after voting. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by her husband, former President Bill Clinton, right, greets supporters outside Douglas G. Grafflin School in Chappaqua, N.Y., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, after voting.

Clinton casts her ballot: ‘It is the most humbling feeling’

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Seeking to become the nation’s first female president, Hillary Clinton cast her ballot Tuesday and settled down to wait for the country to make its choice.

The Democratic nominee and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, voted at an elementary school near their home in suburban New York before greeting supporters waiting for her outside. Read more here.

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Tom Brady (center) posed with two workers at Brookline Town Hall.

Tom Brady (center) posed with two workers at Brookline Town Hall.

Tom Brady voted in Brookline on Monday

BOSTON— New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady appeared at the town clerk’s office in Brookline on Monday where he filled out an absentee ballot, a vote that Republican presidential candidate Donald R. Trump said he cast for him. Read more here.

The Boston Globe

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick talks during a press conference following an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in Pittsburgh. New England won 27-16.(AP Photo/Don Wright)

Bill Belichick really did write that letter to Donald Trump, according to reports

BOSTON— Donald Trump read a letter he claimed was from Patriots head coach Bill Belichick at a New Hampshire rally Monday night, in which the coach called Trump the “ultimate competitor and fighter.” According to multiple reports, Belichick really did write that letter. Read more here.

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President Gerald Ford and his running mate, Senator Bob Dole of Kansas, face their supporters at closing session of the 1976 GOP convention.

A presidential campaign’s toughest challenge: Coping with defeat 

Shortly after the curtain fell on the 1976 election, Hubert H. Humphrey took his dejected friend Bob Dole, the Republican vice-presidential nominee, out for ice cream to try to improve his mood.

Humphrey, who had lost a presidential race eight years earlier, told him it would get worse before it got better. Read more here.

Associated Press

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump exits his final rally of the GOP 2016 presidential campaign at Devos Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan on November 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / JEFF KOWALSKYJEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump exits his final rally of the GOP 2016 presidential campaign at Devos Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan on November 7, 2016.

Donald Trump soaks in the adulation in improvised final stop

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Gone were the lasers and the smoke machines.

Gone were the glamorous adult children, dressed up and shined as if awaiting their Rose Garden debut.

Gone, even, were the frenzied, angry, overflow crowds — that unlikeliest of electoral nourishment that has sustained Donald Trump for nearly 17 months. Read more here.

Associated Press

People line up to vote in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

People line up to vote in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

Here’s what the early lines look like at Massachusetts polling places

BOSTON— Polls opened at 7 a.m. in Massachusetts on Tuesday, as residents headed to local schools, municipal offices, and other polling places to cast their votes for the presidential election, statewide ballot questions, and other local races. While it’s too early to guess at total turnout numbers, people who posted about their voting experience on Twitter are have almost universally reported long lines. Read more here.

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Kevin Slane

Trader Mark Puetzer, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. Stocks are opening sharply higher on Wall Street after the F.B.I. said newly discovered emails didn't warrant any action against presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Trader Mark Puetzer, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. Stocks are opening sharply higher on Wall Street after the F.B.I. said newly discovered emails didn’t warrant any action against presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Global stocks steady as investors await US election results

BEIJING (AP) — Global shares were steady Tuesday following strong Wall Street gains as investors focused on the final hours of a tight U.S. presidential race. Read more here.

Associated Press

In this Nov. 1, 2016, photo, a voter is reflected in the glass frame of a poster while leaving a polling site in Atlanta, during early voting ahead of the Nov. 8 election day. If all goes smoothly, the American people will choose a new president on Tuesday, the Electoral College will affirm the election and either Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump will take the oath of office Jan. 20. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

A voter is reflected in the glass frame of a poster while leaving a polling site in Atlanta, during early voting ahead of the Nov. 8 election day.

Watching Tuesday: America does the wave, east coast to west

WASHINGTON (AP) — Grab some snacks, the TV remote, your calculator and a schedule of poll closings. You might also want to caffeinate because it could be a late night.

The tumult and tedium of Campaign 2016 finally culminates Tuesday as the nation chooses among Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and a variety of third-party types.

The action will roll from east coast to west, from pre-dawn voting in New Hampshire to late-night poll closes in Alaska. Read more here.

Associated Press

A man wears a shirt reading "Rope. Tree. Journalist." as supporters gather to rally with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in a cargo hangar at Minneapolis Saint Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. November 6, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A man wears a shirt reading “Rope. Tree. Journalist.” as supporters gather to rally with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in a cargo hangar at Minneapolis Saint Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. November 6, 2016.

Curt Schilling thinks shirt threatening to lynch journalists is ‘awesome’

BOSTON— Curt Schilling is making waves on social media once again, tweeting his approval of a shirt that advocated the lynching of journalists.

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The former Red Sox ace tweeted (and later deleted) a photo of a T-shirt with the slogan, “Rope. Tree. Journalist. Some Assembly Required” worn at a Trump Rally in Minneapolis, Minnesota Sunday. Read more here.

Kevin Slane

Town Moderator Tom Tillotson arrived late Monday at the Dixville Notch, N.H., polling station with ballots.

Town Moderator Tom Tillotson arrived late Monday at the Dixville Notch, N.H., polling station with ballots.

Trump, Clinton split early votes in tiny New Hampshire towns

DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump is off to a very early lead in the 2016 presidential election, winning over the voters of three New Hampshire precincts by a 32-25 margin over Hillary Clinton.

Polls in the tiny New Hampshire towns of Dixville, Hart’s Location and Millsfield opened just after midnight Tuesday and closed as soon as everyone had voted. These die-hard voters are proud to have the first word on the big vote. Read more here.

Associated Press

Boston, MA - November 07, 2016: Sadatu Mamah-Trawill leads a chant prior to a "Yes on 2" rally at the Roxbury Boys & Girls Club in Boston on November 07, 2016. (Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe) Section: Metro reporter:

Sadatu Mamah-Trawill leads a chant prior to a “Yes on 2” rally at the Roxbury Boys & Girls Club in Boston on November 07, 2016.

A final push for, against charter school expansion

BOSTON— Governor Charlie Baker made an impassioned closing argument for more charter schools at a Roxbury rally Monday night, capping a fervent final day of campaigning for Massachusetts’ four ballot questions. Read more here.

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Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James speaks as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens during a campaign stop at Cleveland Public Hall in Cleveland, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James speaks as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens during a campaign stop at Cleveland Public Hall in Cleveland, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016.

For pro athletes, voting can require extra effort 

Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey grew up in Kentucky in the 1960s, a child during the civil rights movement who witnessed the efforts of those in power to disenfranchise people of color and slow their push for equality.

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So every two years, when election time arrives in the United States, Casey drives home to his players the importance of participating in the voting process.

“I tell my players ‘Get your absentee ballots and vote,’” Casey said. Read more here.

Associated Press

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton arrive at Raleigh Durham International Airport in Morrisville, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, to attend a rally. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton arrive at Raleigh Durham International Airport in Morrisville, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, to attend a rally.

Minute by minute: The last day of the 2016 campaign

It’s go time.

With hours left in the punishing 2016 presidential race, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump were in a flat-out sprint on Monday, powering through battleground states with rallies, retail stops and special guests along for the ride. Read more here.

Associated Press

Art Meadowcroft, 62, of Plymouth, Minn., poses for a photo after he went to the city hall to cast his vote early in Plymouth on Monday, Nov. 8, 2016. Meadocroft, who put a camouflage "Make America Great Again" baseball cap on as he left the polling place, said he voted for Donald Trump. He said it was a tough decision, but he is hoping for change. (AP Photo/Amy Forliti)

Art Meadowcroft, 62, of Plymouth, Minn., poses for a photo after he went to the city hall to cast his vote early in Plymouth on Monday, Nov. 8, 2016. Meadocroft, who put a camouflage “Make America Great Again” baseball cap on as he left the polling place, said he voted for Donald Trump. He said it was a tough decision, but he is hoping for change.

Making a Choice: Voters talk of decision and of tensions

Election Day has arrived at last, and Americans are heading to the polls to have their say in the choice of the next president. Some paused to talk about their decisions and the tensions of the moment. Read more here.

Associated Press

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump shakes hands with Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the conclusion of their first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump shakes hands with Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the conclusion of their first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016.

Election Day: Americans choose between Clinton and Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly two years of bitterness and rancor, America will elect its 45th president Tuesday, making Hillary Clinton the nation’s first female commander in chief or choosing billionaire businessman Donald Trump, whose volatile campaign has upended U.S. politics.

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The winner will inherit an anxious nation, angry and distrustful of leaders in Washington. They’ll preside over an economy that is improving but still leaving many behind, and a military less extended abroad than eight years ago, but grappling with new terror threats. Read more here.

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Boston, MA: 10-25-2016: Mass. October 25, 2016: Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker talks with supporters of Question Two to lift the cap on the number of charter schools before a door to door outreach effort in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Mass. Oct. 25, 2016. Photo/John Blanding, Boston Globe staff story/Jim O'Sullivan, Metro ( 26baker )

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker talks with supporters of Question Two to lift the cap on the number of charter schools before a door to door outreach effort in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Mass. Oct. 25, 2016.

Here’s how Gov. Charlie Baker is filling out his Election Day ballot

BOSTON— Gov. Charlie Baker may not be giving his vote to a presidential candidate, but that doesn’t mean his entire ballot will be blank.

The Republican governor has in fact campaigned actively on two of Massachusetts’s 2016 ballot questions and plans cast to a vote on all four measures, according to his office. Read more here.

Nik DeCosta-Klipa

Boston, MA - November 07, 2016: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker takes the stage during a "Yes on 2" rally with at the Roxbury Boys & Girls Club in Boston on November 07, 2016. (Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe) Section: Metro reporter:

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker takes the stage during a “Yes on 2” rally with at the Roxbury Boys & Girls Club in Boston on November 07, 2016.

The 8 biggest Election Day stories for New Englanders

BOSTON– After one of the longest campaign seasons in recent memory, Election Day 2016 is finally here. Ahead of the decisive vote, here’s a look back and a peek forward at the election’s biggest political stories for New England residents, from Massachusetts’s ballot questions to Curt Schilling’s future plans. Read more here.

Eric Levenson

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is joined on stage Monday by first lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, Chelsea Clinton, and former President Bill Clinton after speaking at a rally at Independence Mall in Philadelphia.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is joined on stage Monday by first lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, Chelsea Clinton, and former President Bill Clinton after speaking at a rally at Independence Mall in Philadelphia.

As campaign closes, the Obamas pass the torch to Hillary Clinton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the place where America’s democracy took root, with tens of thousands shivering in the cold, Barack and Michelle Obama passed the torch Monday to Hillary Clinton in an emotional but anxious plea to elect her president. Read more here.

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— The Associated Press

People vote October 24 in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

People vote October 24 in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Early voting: Record levels in 2016 may give Hillary Clinton edge

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record number of Americans have voted ahead of Election Day, driven by soaring turnout from Latino voters. That could be good news for Hillary Clinton. Read more here.

— The Associated Press

Madonna campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a surprise performance at Washington Square Park in New York, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Madonna plays surprise concert in NYC park for Hillary Clinton

NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna belted out some of her biggest hits on Monday night as she treated people in the city to a surprise outdoor concert in support of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Read more here.

— The Associated Press

MANCHESTER, NH - NOVEMBER 07: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the SNHU Arena on November 7, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. With one day until the election, both candidates and their surrogates are holding campaign rallies in battleground states across the nation. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Donald Trump speaks Monday night during a rally at SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Donald Trump goes after Elizabeth Warren one last time before Election Day

MANCHESTER, N.H.— Donald Trump went after Sen. Elizabeth Warren one last time before Election Day, during a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, Monday night. During his speech, Trump told the crowd that “Massachusetts is represented by Pocahontas,” adding that he thinks Warren is “a terrible person.” Read more here.

—Meagan McGinnes 

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reads a letter from New England Patriots NFL football coach Bill Belichick to a campaign rally, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Donald Trump reads a letter he said he received from Patriots coach Bill Belichick to a campaign rally Monday in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Donald Trump tells NH crowd Tom Brady voted for him

MANCHESTER, N.H.— Donald Trump told a New Hampshire crowd Monday night he’s been receiving words of encouragement from Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. Read more here.

—Meagan McGinnes 

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Raleigh, N.C., on Monday.

Without early victories, Trump’s election night could be over quickly

BOSTON— There are only two ways for Donald Trump to win Tuesday’s election: either the polls have to be wrong, or they have to be very wrong. Otherwise, Hillary Clinton will become our next president. Read more here.

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—The Boston Globe

US President Barack Obama speaks at a rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire, on November 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMMNICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

US President Barack Obama speaks at a rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

At New Hampshire rally, President Obama pounces on report that Donald Trump got his Twitter access taken away

DURHAM, N.H.— At a rally Monday in New Hampshire, President Barack Obama asked voters in the small, sought-after battleground state to elect Hillary Clinton in order to build on Democrats’ accomplishments, and cast Donald Trump as “temperamentally unfit” for the presidency.

To illustrate his point, Obama highlighted a recent report that Trump’s campaign staff took away the Republican presidential nominee’s personal Twitter access. Read more here. 

—Nik DeCosta-Klipa

The last day of early voting drew lines outside polls Friday at Boston City Hall.

The last day of early voting drew lines outside polls Friday at Boston City Hall.

Boston was about half as likely to vote early compared with the rest of Massachusetts

BOSTON— More than one in 10 registered Boston voters partook in Massachusetts’s first early voting period, the city announced Monday. Read more here. 

—Nik DeCosta-Klipa

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump shakes hands with Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the conclusion of their first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump shakes hands with Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the conclusion of their first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, U.S., September 26, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Memorableand cringe-worthymoments from the 2016 campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Every presidential race has its big moments. This one, more than most. A look back at some of the historic, amusing and cringe-inducing events of Campaign 2016. Read more here.

— The Associated Press

In this October 19 photo, U.S. astronaut Shane Kimbrough, a member of the main crew to the International Space Station (ISS), talks to his relatives.

In this October 19 photo, U.S. astronaut Shane Kimbrough, a member of the main crew to the International Space Station (ISS), talks to his relatives.

‘I voted from space’: Lone American off planet casts ballot

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The lone American off the planet has cast his vote from space, keeping with NASA’s motto of “Vote while you float.”

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NASA said Monday that astronaut Shane Kimbrough filed his ballot in Tuesday’s presidential election from the International Space Station sometime over the past few days. Read more here.

— The Associated Press

Brewbakers Café's Get Out the Vote cappuccino.

Brewbakers Café’s Get Out the Vote cappuccino.

New Hampshire cafe urges patrons to vote through latte art

KEENE, N.H.— With the minutes ticking down to Election Day, Brewbakers Café in Keene, New Hampshire, is stenciling a special message on its beverages: Vote. Read more here.

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