Cruz leads 11 GOP senators challenging Biden win over Trump

A coalition of 11 Republican senators says it will challenge the outcome of the presidential election by voting to reject electors from some states when Congress meets next week to certify the Electoral College results that confirmed President-elect Joe Biden won


UK nixes Christmas gatherings, shuts London shops over virus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Christmas gatherings can’t go ahead and non-essential shops must close in London and much of southern England as he imposed a new, higher level of coronavirus restrictions to curb sharply spreading infections.