2016 presidential race

Updated 5:30 p.m. ET

The intelligence report on Russia's interference in the U.S. elections concludes that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered an "influence campaign" that aimed to help President-elect Donald Trump.

To glance at some of the political news this week, you'd think it was October.

Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta did Meet the Press over the weekend to talk about Russia hacking the DNC's emails.

Hillary Clinton aide Brian Fallon took to Twitter on Tuesday to question the FBI's investigation into Clinton's emails.

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On Sounds Good, MSU Department of Psychology faculty member Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross talk about moving past this contentious election season.

Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States, the capstone of a tumultuous and divisive campaign that won over white voters with the promise to "Make America Great Again."

Trump crossed the 270 electoral vote threshold at 2:31 a.m. ET with a victory in Wisconsin, according to Associated Press projections.

Canada's Immigration and Citizenship website was down for hours Tuesday and Wednesday — apparently due to a spike in searches by Americans reacting to Tuesday's presidential election. Access was cut off on Election Day; the site was brought back online shortly after 10 a.m. ET.

Updated 10:28 a.m. ET

On Tuesday night, as the presidential election's outcome headed toward an unexpected Trump victory, stock futures plunged. Investors had bet heavily Monday on Democrat Hillary Clinton. As Republican Donald Trump picked up many more votes than polls had predicted, markets reacted violently to the change in expectations.

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Soon after polls closed in the Central time zone, NPR, the Associated Press and several other media outlets report Donald Trump and Rand Paul winning Kentucky. Both candidates were projected to win in the 'safe/likely' Republican state.

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Update:

The biggest news of the day in Kentucky might be that Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo has lost his race for reelection to longtime Republican challenger Larry Brown. 
Elsewhere on the ballot: Donald Trump has won Kentucky’s eight electoral votes and U.S. Senator Rand Paul has won re-election to his seat. 4th District Congressman Thomas Massie and 6th District Congressman Andy Barr have also won re-election to their seats. 

[Watch] KET Live Election Night Coverage

Nov 8, 2016
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KET's Bill Goodman and Renee Shaw co-host Election 2016 with live coverage of Kentucky returns tonight.

Here's the live stream:

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The Laurel County sheriff’s office said it has no confirmation of social media and state Democratic Party reports that the Ku Klux Klan allegedly distributed threatening brochures in the Lily community, about seven miles south of London.

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