‘Dueling Dinosaurs’ fossil, hidden from science for 14 years, could finally reveal its secrets

For more than a decade, paleontologists have speculated about a single fossil that preserves skeletons of two of the world’s most famous dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops. Not only are the bones arranged as they once were in life, but the dinosaurs are practically intertwined. Each specimen is among the best of its kind ever…Continue Reading

Dueling coronavirus relief bill visions cloud lame-duck outlook

Posted November 6, 2020 at 1:48pmRepublicans and Democrats are moving in opposite directions on another coronavirus relief package, lowering the odds of a deal this year.Republicans argued Friday that Democrats’ loss of House seats and upbeat jobs numbers indicate Congress should approve a smaller package during the lame-duck session set to begin next week.But Speaker…Continue Reading

A dueling town halls upside: Media finally focuses on the wide gulf between Biden and Trump

NBC did a terrible disservice to the public by ceding to Donald Trump’s demand to counterprogram Joe Biden’s ABC town hall on Thursday night. But the net effect on political journalism turned out to be quite positive. The dueling town halls actually forced several top journalists to directly address the extraordinary imbalance between the two candidates…Continue Reading