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Slow and steady or a big spurt? How to grow a ferocious dinosaur

Nov 26 2020

WASHINGTON Large meat-eating dinosaurs attained their great size through very different growth strategies, with some taking a slow and steady path and others experiencing an adolescent growth spurt, according to scientists who analyzed slices of fossilized bones.

Dinosaur-era bird with scythe-like beak sheds light on avian diversity

Nov 25 2020

WASHINGTON A delicate but exquisitely preserved skull of a crow-sized bird with a scythe-like beak that inhabited Madagascar 68 million years ago is showing scientists that they have a lot of learn about avian diversity during the age of dinosaurs.

Newsmaker: A longtime fixture in U.S. politics, Biden finally wins elusive prize

Nov 07 2020

WASHINGTON Joe Biden, a fixture in U.S. politics for a half century as a senator and vice president, completed a long climb to the political summit that included two previous failed presidential bids by defeating President Donald Trump.

A longtime fixture in U.S. politics, Biden finally wins elusive prize

Nov 07 2020

WASHINGTON Joe Biden, a fixture in U.S. politics for a half century as a senator and vice president, completed a long climb to the political summit that included two previous failed presidential bids by defeating President Donald Trump. | Video

Former James Bond actor Sean Connery dies aged 90

Nov 02 2020

Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom as the suave, sexy and sophisticated British agent James Bond and went on to grace the silver screen for four decades, has died aged 90. | Video

Brash and pugnacious, Trump has presided over a tumultuous presidency

Oct 31 2020

WASHINGTON Businessman-turned-politician Donald Trump has promoted "America First" nationalism, withstood impeachment and a bout with COVID-19, and taken contentious stands on race and immigration during a turbulent presidency that detractors say has flouted U.S. democratic norms.

Brash and pugnacious, Trump has presided over a tumultuous presidency

Oct 31 2020

WASHINGTON Businessman-turned-politician Donald Trump has promoted "America First" nationalism, withstood impeachment and a bout with COVID-19, and taken contentious stands on race and immigration during a turbulent presidency that detractors say has flouted U.S. democratic norms.

A longtime fixture in U.S. politics, Biden seeks to win elusive prize

Oct 31 2020

WASHINGTON Joe Biden, a fixture in U.S. politics for a half century as a senator and vice president, is seeking to complete a long climb to the political mountaintop that includes two previous failed presidential bids by defeating President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

A longtime fixture in U.S. politics, Biden seeks to win elusive prize

Oct 31 2020

WASHINGTON Joe Biden, a fixture in U.S. politics for a half century as a senator and vice president, is seeking to complete a long climb to the political mountaintop that includes two previous failed presidential bids by defeating President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

Reptile dubbed 'Jaws of Death' terrorized Cretaceous seas

Sep 23 2020

WASHINGTON Roughly 80 million years ago in the shallow inland sea that once split North America into eastern and western land masses, a fearsome 33-foot-long (10-meter-long) marine reptile with powerful jaws and tremendous bite-force was one of the apex predators.

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