John Mannus von Wessel Webb

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Family Rescued In Pacific After Sailing 'Where God Led Us'

A leap of faith that sent an Arizona family bound for the South Pacific in a sailboat has returned them in an airplane after a harrowing ordeal at sea that saw them adrift and nearly out of food in one of the remotest stretches of ocean on the planet.<p>Hannah Gastonguay, 26, and her husband, Sean, …

Burglars Return Loot To Group That Helps Sex Assault Victims

<i>(Update at 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 9: Click here for new information about efforts to help the agency pay for the damage done to its office.)</i><p>Let's start our day with a feel-good story:<p>The burglar (or burglars) who broke into the offices of the San Bernardino County (Calif.) Sexual Assault Services on …

This Is Not Just A Story About Prostitution

First, a word of warning: This story features photos about prostitution. But under the surface, it's more than that. It's a story about photographic access, and how a friendship led to an intimate portrayal of a taboo subject. These are not just photos about prostitution; they're photos about a …

5 Scary Myths You Probably Believe About the Economy

Pundits love to tell us that the American economy is circling the drain due to the recession and politicians throwing money out the window like it's …

Private Equity Fund Eyes The Business Of Pot

A couple of guys with serious investment banking experience are moving into the marijuana business. They've launched the first multimillion-dollar private equity fund devoted entirely to what they like to call the "cannabis space."<p>It started when Brendan Kennedy was working at the Silicon Valley …

Uruguay Is Close To Becoming The First Country With A State-Controlled Marijuana Industry

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Uruguay has effectively sealed the passage of a groundbreaking marijuana legalization bill that puts production, distribution, and sale of the drug in the hands of the state, making it the first country ever to do so.<p>The bill has drawn criticism from the United …

Woman Apparently Wants To Smell Edible

SAN FRANCISCO—Using such products as pineapple-scented shampoo and raspberry sorbet body wash, 28-year-old Stephanie Holden apparently likes to smell …

The Onion - America’s Finest News Source

PHILADELPHIA—The University of Pennsylvania published the results of a report Tuesday revealing that 83 percent of Americans just want to put on a …

The Onion - America’s Finest News Source

NEW YORK—Finding himself unable to tolerate the continuing stubborn refusal to address the real issues at hand, apartment dweller Jordan Stills has …

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Via Rail suspect’s relatives looking for answers

Relatives of the Toronto man charged in the alleged plot to attack a Via Rail train are trying to understand how the one-time school bus driver became entangled with terrorism accusations.<p>A man who says he is the brother-in-law of Raed Jaser told The Globe and Mail that the family is shocked by the …

Libyan activist Abdelsalam al-Mismari dies in Benghazi killings

<b>A prominent Libyan political activist and two senior security officials have been shot dead in the restive eastern city of Benghazi.</b><p>Activist Abdelsalam al-Mismari was killed as he left a mosque after Friday prayers, officials said.<p>A retired air force colonel and a senior police officer were also …

5 web-design trends tech companies should watch

Design can make or break web and mobile startups these days. But the problem is: It’s not always clear how to improve the design of web sites, mobile …