By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Obama still did not give a timeline for deciding on a strategy to go after the extremist group's operations in Syria. "It's going to take time for us to be able to roll them back," the president said at a…
U.S. authorities have confirmed that an online video showing Islamic State militants killing American journalist Steven Sotloff is authentic.
By Larisa Epatko
Freelance journalist James Foley, known by those around him as Jim, will be remembered Tuesday at a vigil at his alma mater, Marquette University.
By Elisabeth Ponsot
The U.S. State Department has confirmed an American hostage held since 2012 was freed by his kidnappers on Sunday in Syria.
By PBS NewsHour
Judy Woodruff talks to The Washington Post’s Karen DeYoung about the U.S.’ attempt to rescue American journalist James Foley before his murder, and the country’s policy not to pay ransoms to terrorists.
By PBS NewsHour
The Justice Department opened a criminal investigation into the murder of American journalist James Foley in Syria. That news came after word that earlier this summer a U.S. raid targeted an Islamic State site in Northern Syria in hopes of…
James Foley’s journalistic career spanned multiple countries and conflicts; his reporting from Afghanistan and Libya appeared on the NewsHour, as well as other news outlets. Gwen Ifill remembers Foley and discusses the dangers reporters face with Charles Sennott, co-founder of…
Journalist James Foley was confirmed as the man executed by beheading in a video released by the Islamic State group. Militants also threatened to kill another American journalist if the U.S. didn’t stop airstrikes in Iraq. Foley, 40, was abducted…
The horrifying documentation of James Foley’s tragic death has raised questions about how social media must adapt to deal with violent, terrorist imagery.
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