Mets fire GM Jared Porter for sending explicit, unsolicited text message images to female reporter

Jared Porter was fired as the general manager of the New York Mets on Tuesday morning, hours after acknowledging in a report by ESPN’s Mina Kimes and Jeff Passan that he sent unsolicited sexually explicit images to a female reporter while employed by the Chicago Cubs as their director of pro scouting in 2016. An explicit image was the final message in […]

Rohingya Camp in Bangladesh Struck by Fire

A large fire tore through a crowded Rohingya camp in the Cox’s Bazar area of Bangladesh on Thursday, destroying hundreds of ramshackle shelters and forcing thousands of displaced Muslim refugees to flee in the winter chill. The blaze claimed no lives but left hundreds of people without homes, according to aid workers and officials. It struck at a time when […]

Seahawks fire Brian Schottenheimer following Seattle’s wild-card loss to the Rams

Getty Images Brian Schottenheimer, the Seattle Seahawks‘ offensive coordinator since 2018, was fired by the team Tuesday night. The action comes three days after Seattle’s wild-card playoff loss to the Los Angeles Rams.  Schottenheimer had served as Seattle’s offensive coordinator since 2018. And while the Seahawks’ offense enjoyed considerable success during that span, the unit appeared to hit a wall […]

G.O.P. Candidate Under Fire for Saying ‘Heil Hitler’ at Virus Protest

A Republican political operative who is running for Staten Island borough president apologized on Tuesday after she drew widespread condemnation for saying “Heil Hitler” during a protest against coronavirus restrictions. The politician, Leticia Remauro, made the remark as she was recording a video of herself during a protest on Dec. 2 outside Mac’s Public House, a tavern in Staten Island […]

Photos of the Week: A Couple Behind BioNTech's California Covid Vaccine Leads To Covid Testing, Bond Fire Ravages Silverado, And More

Dec. 5, 2020 4:30 p.m. ET Angelina Antaryan, 19 years old, mourns the loss of her childhood friend, Gor Simonyan, at the Yerablur Military Memorial Cemetery overlooking Yerevan, Armenia. Mr. Simonyan died three months before the end of his military service. A peace agreement brokered by Russia has halted the weeks of fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan and brought Moscow […]