Congress’ count of Electoral College votes could be most contentious in 144 years. Here are past dramatic moments

Lawmakers rejecting results. A vice president presiding over his own election loss. It will happen this year, but it’s also happened before.

Coronavirus updates: Dr. Anthony Fauci says 100M vaccinations ‘realistic goal’ in first 100 days of Joe Biden’s presidency

Vaccine rollout ramps up to open 2021. Japan to consider state of emergency. College athletics faces COVID-19 questions. Latest virus news.

Live politics updates: Trump to award Rep. Devin Nunes with Medal of Freedom on Monday, reports say

Trump and Biden head to Georgia Monday, a day after recordings surfaced of the president pressuring an official to flip the state’s vote in his favor.

Nearly 600 manatees died in Florida waters in 2020. Here’s how the state hopes to protect the threatened mammal.

Newly written draft language for proposed boater safety legislation may help protect threatened manatees from being killed by boat strikes in Florida.

British judge denies U.S. extradition request for WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange, citing suicide risk

Julian Assange was indicted in 2019 by the Justice Department on 18 counts, alleging 17 forms of espionage and one instance of computer misuse crimes.

‘Man on a mission’: Stephen Curry scores career-high 62 points in Warriors win over Trail Blazers

Stephen Curry has seen the criticisms and issued a rebuttal of sorts Sunday by scoring 62 points – a career high – in the Warriors’ win over Blazers.

Three Kings Day: Are businesses missing out on the ‘second Christmas’?

Latino children across the U.S. celebrate Three Kings Day, which commemorates the visit of the Wise Men to the baby Jesus.

Opinion: Behind Alex Smith, Ron Rivera, the Washington Football Team achieves the incomprehensible

Washington returned to the postseason for the first time since 2015 and became the fifth team in NFL history to win a division with a losing record.

Hawley’s White House path: Be No. 1 at pandering to Trump and trampling democracy

Conservatives call Hawley a traitor and a threat to democracy. And he could yet end up in limbo, if Trump keeps raising money and flirting with 2024.

Georgia Senate runoffs, Breonna Taylor hearing, Medal of Freedom: 5 things to know Monday

Biden and Trump to visit Georgia ahead of Senate runoffs, hearings for 2 Louisville officers in Breonna Taylor case and more news to start your Monday.