Joshua Hobold

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Is This The Face Of A New Global Human Rights Movement?

A controversial son of Venezuela's elite brings a Cold War sensibility to the chaotic 21st century. "I'm not washing my hands here," says Thor Halvorssen.<p>OSLO, Norway — The real business of the Oslo Freedom Forum, a conference held earlier this month that hosts human rights activists from around …

Woolwich machete attack leaves man dead

<b>A man has been killed in a machete attack and two suspects shot and wounded by police in Woolwich, south-east London.</b><p>The Met Police said a murder inquiry was being led by its Counter Terrorism Command. Prime Minister David Cameron said the UK would "never buckle" in the face of terror …

Extremism

'Soldier' hacked to death in London

One person has been killed and two attackers shot by police near a military training barracks in London, officials say.<p>Witnesses said the victim was hacked to death with a machete-style knife in the Woolwich district in the southeast of the British capital on Wednesday.<p>Video footage filmed by an …

Go East, Young Marijuana Dealer

Chuck used to sell marijuana in California. But the legalization of medical marijuana in the state meant he was suddenly competing against hundreds of marijuana dispensaries. So he moved to New York, where marijuana is still 100 percent illegal. Since making the move, he says, he's quadrupled his …

Man With Bloodied Hands Rants After London Machete Attack (VIDEO)

Watch video of a man with bloodied hands ranting shortly after a London machete attack.<p>A beheading in broad daylight. A possible soldier, reportedly …

Groom-less bride poses in sweet solo wedding photos

Claudia Nallely Agres, 21, has played a bride dozens of times as a model. But when it came to her own wedding in August 2011, she had quite the unconventional experience.<p>Her fiancé Matthew Agres, 24, who had enlisted in the Air Force, was expected to start basic training at Lackland Air Force Base …

Weddings

The Number: 4.8%

On Wednesday, the Oklahoma Insurance Department estimated that insured losses incurred in the deadly tornado that tore through Moore, Oklahoma, could exceed two billion dollars. It’s a number so large that, alongside the too-real photographs and videos of devastation that have emerged over the past …

How I ended up in a pyramid scheme

I was broke and desperate enough to try anything — like praying with Sufis and selling miracle chocolate<p>We were broke. Again. The economy, in a swirling, reverberating, downward spiral, took my freelance writing business and my husband’s fine art business with it. A newspaper I wrote for cut my fee …