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James Foley

WISN

Obama: World 'appalled' by reporter's murder

President Barack Obama said that the "the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of" U.S. journalist James Foley by ISIS, President Barack Obama said Wednesday.

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Israel targets Hamas Aug. 20

Strikes, counter strikes resume in Mideast

Strikes and counter-strikes between Israel and Hamas resumed as talks aimed at agreeing to a longer-term truce fell apart.

Since the temporary ceasefire crumbled Tuesday, at least 137 rockets have been launched from Gaza, the Israeli military said.…

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Michael Brown memorial

REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Concerns over prosecutor in Brown case

While protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding justice for the killing of Michael Brown by police, questions are being asked about the man who at the moment is responsible for pursuing any prosecution and whether he can be impartial.

Some…

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Police in Ferguson

CNN

Column defending cops sparks online fury

In a single column, a veteran police officer has catapulted himself into the national debate over the death of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

"I'm a cop. If you don't want to get hurt, don't challenge me," the Washington Post…

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Japan landslide blurb

REUTERS/Kyodo

Heavy rains, landslides kill 27 in Japan

Residents combed through mud and debris looking for bodies of their loved ones after heavy rains triggered landslides that swallowed up homes in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima on Wednesday.

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Ferguson protests

CNN

Michael Brown case: Holder visits Ferguson

A St. Louis County grand jury will begin hearing evidence in the shooting death of Michael Brown Wednesday, as U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived for a visit to Ferguson, Missouri.

County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch told reporters that the…

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James Foley

WMUR

Social media deals with James Foley beheading

When confronted by gruesome images of a man being beheaded by terrorists, what should you do?

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Harvey hostage situation

WBBM

4 remaining hostages rescued in Ill. standoff

Law enforcement officers forcefully but safely ended a two-day hostage situation at suburban Chicago house Wednesday morning, barging into the home and rescuing two children and two women while taking two suspects into custody, authorities said.

The…

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James Foley in bushes

Courtesy Dan Shakal

Beheading of James Foley recalls past horrors

The beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants has stirred grim memories, bringing into focus once again the risks faced by reporters in modern conflicts.

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James Foley CNN

James Foley: 'Brave and tireless' journalist

When war reporter James Foley wasn't writing for GlobalPost or recording video for AFP or appearing on the PBS "NewsHour," he occasionally shared stories on his own blog, aptly titled "A World of Troubles."

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