New York City Won’t Rehire Unvaccinated Workers Who Were Fired, Mayor Says

On the same day that New York City Mayor Eric Adams lifted the vaccine requirement for athletes and performers, he said he isn’t considering rehiring the roughly 1,400 city workers who were fired earlier this year for not getting vaccinated. Mr. Adams on Thursday paved the way for Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving, who is … Read more

Los Angeles Mansion Sells for $37 Million to Former Meta Executive David Marcus

Former Meta executive David Marcus has purchased a $37 million mansion in Los Angeles. Photos: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News Updated March 15, 2022 2:44 pm ET Former Meta executive David Marcus has purchased a $37 million mansion in Los Angeles, according to people familiar with the deal. Designed by California megamansion architect Paul McClean, the six-bedroom … Read more

Russian Billionaire Roman Abramovich, Owner of Chelsea Soccer Club, Is Sanctioned by UK

LONDON—The British government ratcheted up pressure on Kremlin-linked businesspeople, sanctioning a handful of Russian oligarchs, including Roman Abramovich, the billionaire owner of British soccer club Chelsea FC. It was the first time any Western government has moved on Mr. Abramovich. His trophy assets of him, including Chelsea, high-end property in London and mega yachts, have … Read more

How the Letter Z Became a Russian Pro-War Symbol

When 20-year-old Russian athlete Ivan Kuliak stepped onto the podium at the Gymnastics World Cup besides event winner Illia Kovtun from Ukraine, a barely discernible symbol on his uniform prompted an official investigation into his conduct and widespread condemnation from the international community. The letter Z—taped in white over Mr. Kuliak’s white shirt as he … Read more

Katie Meyer, Stanford Women’s Soccer Player, Found Dead in Campus Residence

Stanford University soccer goalkeeper Katie Meyer, who helped lead the school to its third women’s soccer championship in 2019, was found dead in a campus residence, according to university officials. She was 22 years old. On Thursday afternoon, the County of Santa Clara Medical Examiner-Coroner said there was no indication of foul play in Ms. … Read more

Katie Meyer, Stanford Women’s Soccer Player, Found Dead in Campus Residence

Stanford University soccer goalkeeper Katie Meyer, who helped lead the school to its third women’s soccer championship in 2019, was found dead in a campus residence, according to university officials. She was 22 years old. An investigation into the cause of death is pending, the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office said Thursday morning. University … Read more

The Ghost Condos of NYC’s Financial District

In October 2018, Linda Gerstman signed a contract for her dream apartment, a $4.6 million duplex spread at One Seaport, a gleaming new 57-story glass building under construction along the East River in the Financial District near the Brooklyn Bridge. Ms. Gerstman took a hard-hat tour of the construction site. “I fell in love,” she … Read more

Russian figure skater declared two legal oxygen boosters on Olympic forms

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva listed two legal substances used to improve heart function on an anti-doping control form she filled out before her drug case at the Olympics erupted, according to documents submitted in her case. The World Anti-Doping Agency filed a brief in the Valieva case stating that the … Read more

Justice Department Says It Seized $3.6 Billion Worth of Bitcoin Stolen in 2016 Hack

WASHINGTON—The Justice Department said Tuesday it seized over $3.6 billion worth of digital currency stolen during a hack of a cryptocurrency exchange and arrested two suspects for allegedly trying to launder the proceeds. The value of the cryptocurrency at the time it was seized last week marks the largest financial seizure ever by the Justice … Read more