The two men killed a number of people including journalist James Foley and fellow Americans Steven Sotloff and Peter Kassig.
By Deb Riechmann, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi, a prominent Syrian Sunni cleric and vocal critic of the Islamic State, led prayers at the funeral of American beheading victim Peter Kassig. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner interviews al-Yaqoubi, exiled from his country, about atrocities committed…
By PBS NewsHour
The parents of Peter Kassig spoke Monday about the death of their son at the hands of the Islamic State group. "Peter's life is evidence that he has been right all along," they said. "One person does make a difference."…
By Justin Scuiletti
The White House on Sunday confirmed the death of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, a former soldier who tried to help wounded Syrians caught in a brutal civil war but ended up dying at the hands of Islamic State militants.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
The White House says the U.S. intelligence community is working to determine the authenticity of a video that purports to show that Islamic State militants have beheaded American aid worker Peter Kassig.
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