Electoral College Members in Colorado and Texas Seek to Reject Donald Trump

In 2012, Romney won a larger share of the popular vote (47.2 percent) than Mr. Trump did this year (46.2 percent). Yes, the Electoral College is a tempting target, especially for Democrats. Electors of conscience can still do the right thing for the good of the country. Carter ended up with a 2.06 point lead over Ford in the popular vote, while winning 297 electoral votes - nine fewer than Trump 40 years later.

Jimmy Kimmel to host Academy Awards

It comes as the Academy struck a new deal with ABC in August of around $75 million a year to broadcast the Oscars, to extend the agreement until 2028. The year 2017 is looking up for one talk show host. Despite these disappointing Emmy ratings, Kimmel received rave reviews as a host, which likely buffered the decision to call on him for the Oscars .

England cap unbeaten year by beating Wallabies 37-21

The England head coach masterminded a 37-21 defeat of Australia at Twickenham to complete a ideal calendar year but the Australian insisted his team remained shy of world-class status and needed to make great strides to realise his ambition of emulating Sir Clive Woodward's side by winning the 2019 World Cup.

Stores far from overwhelmed as Black Friday sales begin

Stores far from overwhelmed as Black Friday sales begin

At the start of the first holiday shopping season since the election of Donald Trump as president on November 8, consumers loosened their purse strings and spent $1.15 billion online between midnight and 5pm on Thursday, according to Adobe Digital Index.

Health Officials Recognize World Aids Day 2016

By June 2016, around 18.2 million [16.1 million-19.0 million] people had access to the life-saving medicines, including 910 000 children, double the number five years earlier. Nine of 10 new infections of HIV in 2015-16 occurred due to unsafe sex, said statistics available with the Mumbai Districts AIDS Control Society (MDACS).

Grammy noms: 9 for Beyonce, 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye

She now has 62 Grammy nominations across her work as a solo artist and as part of Destiny's Child, making her the fourth most-nominated artist of all time. Chance the Rapper has seven nominations, but he will compete with himself for best rap song , where he is nominated three times. The Chicago singer and writer is up for Best R&B Performance for "Turnin Me Up', Best Traditional R&B Performance and Best R&B Album ".