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• Who is new Reserve Bank boss Adrian Orr? Previous governors worked hard to be predictable, believing monetary policy works best when the financial sector can see the path ahead. They made speeches sharing the bank’s view of trends in the national and international economies, and its published policy statements were documents of subtle analysis.…

Science Under Attack: How Trump Is Sidelining Researchers and Their Work Brad Plumer and Coral Davenport The headquarters of the Department of Agriculture, in Washington, Dec. 19, 2019. (Victor J. Blue/The New York Times) More WASHINGTON — In just three years, the Trump administration has diminished the role of science in federal policymaking while halting…

Nature loss: Major report to highlight ‘natural and human emergency’ ‘Eight years and a lot of heartache’ This year – 2019 – was the year that the extinction crisis we are living through was given a number. And it was a very big number. One million species are under threat according to a global report…

chat comments In an interview on Friday, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-Church of Social Justice) clarified his drug policy, calling for decriminalization of all drugs including methamphetamine, cocaine, and ecstasy. “Incarceration should not even be a response to drug possession,” Buttigieg told editors at the Des Moines Register . An editor pressed him, “Is that across…

De Blasio spoke about the ongoing problem the day after five people were stabbed at a rabbi's house in nearby Rockland County during a Hanukkah celebration, and at least eight incidents took place in Brooklyn earlier this month. “We are in a crisis right now,” de Blasio said Sunday afternoon, adding, “What we're seeing is…

Disneyland temporarily shut its gates Friday, Dec. 27 as crowds filled the Anaheim theme park and new visitors were directed to Disney California Adventure across the esplanade until attendance levels declined. “We have temporarily stopped selling tickets to Disneyland Park,” the official Disneyland Today Twitter account said. “As of 11:40 am, Disney California Adventure Park…

Salvador Dalí Meets The Marx Brothers In ‘Giraffes On Horseback Salad’ Listen · 7:21 7:21 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed < iframe src=" Transcript .

(CNN) A Chick-fil-A employee in Wilmington, North Carolina, has caught the attention of his community with his infectiously upbeat customer service and bright attitude. A regular customer took video of employee Jeremiah Murrill one day as she placed her drive-thru order at the restaurant. She posted the video on Facebook. In two weeks, it had…

Elite Navy SEALs who served in Iraq alongside Special Operations Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher told investigators they viewed him as an “evil” leader who committed what they considered to be obvious war crimes, according to newly released video and text messages obtained by The New York Times . Gallagher faced dozens of war crime charges…