With US counting its votes, here's a look at how Americans are reacting to the news.
Will it be a result they cheer for, or a time for cry? Only time will tell.
A supporter of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton watches and waits at her election night rally in New York. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters
A woman reacts to the news over the phone that Donald Trump has won another state in Times Square. Photograph: Michael Reaves/Getty Images
A Hillary Clinton supporter reacts after she was projected to win the state of California in Times Square. Photograph: Michael Reaves/Getty Images
A Democrat dressed as Wonder Woman and her friends celebrate Hillary Clinton winning the state of Vermont. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images
A man takes a selfie with a cut-out of Republican nominee Donald Trump during an Election Watch. Photograph: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Trump supporters celebrate as they watch election returns come in at Republican US presidential nominee Donald Trump's election night rally in Manhattan. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters
Trump supporters embrace as they watch election returns come in. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters
A guest at an event called the US Presidential Election Watch, holds a cardboard frame after casting a pretend vote for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton or Republican candidate Donald Trump. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters
Supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton cheer at her election night rally in New York. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters