I think we're at the point at which it's getting hard to separate out election-related stuff, because... it's just part of what's going on in the world now. However, I will continue my usual habit of putting more newsy/current affairs links toward the top and history/science/arts/entertainment toward the bottom, so if you want to avoid Trump-related stuff, start at the end and read up.
Everything is fine: "The State Department confirms that, like the Pentagon and the Justice Department, it has not heard from anyone on President-elect Trump’s team, a week after the election."
Everything is fine! Russia quits International Criminal Court
What a surprise: Total abortion ban proposed in Indiana
Wow: "The message was sent on a special channel created in 2013 as part of the Nuclear Risk Reduction Center, using a template designed for crisis communication. . . . 'The fact that we used this channel was part of the messaging.'"
Trump can now loot millions of dollars from the Secret Service with no disclosure
Meanwhile: This Is What Canada’s New LGBTQ2 Special Advisor Is Facing In His New Role
Hahaha, The Onion: DNC Aiming To Reconnect With Working-Class Americans With New ‘Hamilton’-Inspired Lena Dunham Web Series
Joshua Johnson is a great choice to replace Diane Rehm.
Football Alters the Brains of Kids as Young as 8
Skipsea Castle was built on Iron Age mound, excavation reveals