Pope Francis has called the family of an American journalist whose videotaped beheading by Islamic State militants has touched off torrents of outrage around the world.
The shock and horror felt worldwide after the execution of war correspondent James Foley was even more acute for his fellow journalists covering the Middle East.
The second journalist seen in the brutal ISIS video, like James Foley, also has ties to New Hampshire.
A U.S. official told the Associated Press Thursday the Islamic State militants who killed James Foley had demanded $132.5 million in ransom for his release.
A scholarship fund has been established for slain journalist James Foley at Marquette University.
A mass in remembrance of journalist James Foley has been scheduled for Sunday in Rochester, New Hampshire.
Should President Obama cut his vacation short to return to Washington after the murder of journalist James Foley?
Diane and John Foley spoke outside their Rochester home after receiving a call from President Obama before he made a statement on Foley from Martha’s Vineyard.
The CEO of the news agency James Foley was working for said Wednesday that the Foley family had received an email from kidnappers last week saying they would execute him.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called the militant group that executed James Foley the face of evil in the world and said they must be held accountable for “this heinous, vicious atrocity.”