(BBC) Barack Obama promises the biggest investment in US infrastructure since the highways were built in the 1950s.
Barack Obama will seek to reverse a number of policy orders issued by President Bush, his transition chief says.
(BBC) Californian voters ban same-sex marriage, months after it was ruled legal by the state's top court.
(BBC) Political figures across the Middle East offer a cautious welcome to the new US president-elect, Barack Obama.
Republicans lose ground in the race for Congress, projections indicate, with Democrats taking five Senate seats.
Democratic Senator Barack Obama is elected the first black president of the US, prompting celebrations across the country as he promises that "change has come to America".
(BBC) US voters flock to polling stations after the most costly presidential campaign in the country's history.
John McCain and Barack Obama face a busy weekend as the race for the White House enters its final days.
(BBC) Democrat Barack Obama extends his campaign ads into his rival's home territory, as John McCain campaigns in Ohio.
Democrat Barack Obama's campaign airs a 30-minute TV advert in prime-time, as John McCain campaigns in Florida.
(BBC) US Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin is questioned on an alleged abuse of power as Alaska governor.