‘Boo!’ Behind: How The Haunted House Cast Scares the Guests

surface coating What would it take to scare someone off candy corn? Artists at two of New York’s hallowed haunted attractions reveal the secrets behind the shocks. Angie Hansen knows what she wants: energy, professionalism, a gift for the ad-lib. “And then someone who really likes to scare people,” he said cheerfully. as creative director …

Persistent Inflation Threatens Biden’s Agenda

WASHINGTON — A team of President Biden’s top advisers meets at Zoom at least once a week to address the nation’s problems. supply chain crisis. They discuss ways to lighten the backlog in America’s ports, ramp up semiconductor production for struggling automakers, and inflate the ranks of America’s truck drivers. The talks are geared towards …

Will the SEC Add to Facebook’s Troubles?

Internal research showing Facebook’s awareness of the harm it does to children and its role in inciting violence and health misinformation worries investors like Julie Goodridge, portfolio manager at NorthStar Asset Management. He, along with the New York State Audit Office and other investment funds, presented a motion for the next shareholder meeting, calling for …

Australia Promises ‘Net Zero’ Emissions by 2050. His Plan Does It

SYDNEY, Australia — After months of debate and delays, the Australian government on Tuesday unveiled a plan based on hope and investment in low-emission technologies, promising to achieve “net zero” emissions by 2050. With promising jobs and no new taxes or mandates, the plan doesn’t include toughening emissions targets for 2030 – a key component …

White House to Name Rosenworcel as FCC’s First Female Leader

“Given this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ensure that all people have broadband access, it is absolutely critical to have reliable, qualified designees leading these agencies,” the letter said. Rosenworcel from Connecticut attended Wesleyan University and New York University Law School. He joined the staff of FCC commissioner Michael Copps, who became a Democrat in 2001, and …

Biden and Democrats Push for Budget Deal This Week As Frictions Continue

WASHINGTON — President Biden and Democratic congressional leaders raced Monday to reach consensus on a domestic policy and climate package and pushed for a vote within days, even as critical disagreements persist over how to pay for health benefits, paid leave, environmental provisions and sprawl. plan. Negotiators were negotiating with centrist dissidents in their parties …