• For first lady, Trump is he who shall remain nameless

    PHOENIX (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama has emerged as perhaps the most effective Donald Trump critic in the Democrats’ lineup, and she’s done it without ever uttering two key words: Donald Trump.

  • Customers watch the third and last U.S. presidential debate at the Pinche Gringo BBQ restaurant in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. The debate is being held in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

    Trump’s ‘bad hombres’ draws jeers, Spanish lessons

    PHOENIX (AP) — Donald Trump’s utterance of “bad hombres” offended some of the millions of people watching the final presidential debate, who called it racially divisive.

    Updated: 2:43 pm

  • Voters react to ‘nasty woman’ remark with disgust, mockery

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump’s reference to Hillary Clinton as “a nasty woman” during the last presidential debate before the election has inspired reactions ranging from disgust to mockery. For many women, the moment Wednesday night recalled their own experiences being called names by men. What some of them (and some men) are saying:

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Delaware County Fair, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Delaware, Ohio. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    Trump opens door to contesting the election’s results

    DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Mocking his critics, Donald Trump pledged Thursday to fully accept the outcome of next month’s presidential election — if he wins. The Republican said he reserved the right to contest questionable results, deepening his unsubstantiated assertions that the race against Hillary Clinton could be rigged against him.

    Updated: 4:54 pm

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, left, and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrive to the third presidential debate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    No record, but debate viewership likely up over last one

    NEW YORK (AP) — The final faceoff between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump reached 71.6 million television viewers, meaning two of the three most-watched presidential debates in history occurred during this campaign.

    Updated: 4:13 pm

  • Undecided voters Damon Holter, left, and Kyia Britts watch the third and final presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump at Bo's 'N Mine bar and grill in River Falls, Wis., Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)

    Final debate brings little clarity to undecided voters

    RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) — As a tumultuous campaign nears an end, undecided voters across the country watched the final debate of the U.S. presidential race with a mix of skepticism and rapt attention Wednesday night.

    Updated: 7:08 am

  • Radio talk show host Rick Roberts speaks will a caller during his program in Dallas on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. "I want America to be America," he says. "I want some semblance of what this country used to be. It's worth protecting. It's worth defending. I don't recognize this country anymore." (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    DIVIDED AMERICA: Seeing options shrinking, white men ask why

    DALLAS (AP) — The voices cascade into the studio, denouncing political hypocrisy and media bias and disappearing values. Hillary Clinton is a liar and a crook, they say; Donald Trump is presidential and successful. By the time the 16th caller reaches the air this day, the Rick Roberts show has reached an impassioned crescendo of anger and lamentation.

  • This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Major U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher in early trading Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, as investors sized up the latest company earnings and new data showing residential construction slowed in the previous month. Energy stocks led among the gainers as oil prices headed higher, while consumer-focused companies lagged the most. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Asian stocks rise as Clinton, Trump argue economic policy

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Thursday as traders watched U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump argued over economic policy and looked ahead to a meeting of euro zone central bankers.

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during the third presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at UNLV in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Takeaways: Trump refuses to commit to accepting 2016 results

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trailing in the polls, Donald Trump had little to lose in his final debate against Hillary Clinton. He still managed to send shock waves, refusing to say he would accept the results of the 2016 election if he loses.

  • The Ecuadorian national flag flies outside their London Embassy, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. Midway through releasing a series of damaging disclosures about U.S. presidential contender Hillary Clinton, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says his hosts at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London abruptly cut him off from the internet. The news adds another layer of intrigue to an extraordinary campaign. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Leaks put Assange at odds with Ecuador’s warming up to US

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is finding himself in open conflict with his Ecuadorean protectors as the group’s latest dump targeting Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign runs afoul of the South American government’s goal of warming up to Washington.