- Obama: US government has let down hostages' families Updated: Jun-24-15 10:32 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama conceded Wednesday that the U.S. government had let down the families of Americans held hostage by terrorists and promised they would not face criminal prosecution for paying ransoms to their loved ones' captors.
- Shaheen to meet with mother of James Foley Updated: Jun-23-15 7:35 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen plans to meet with the mother of slain journalist James Foley who was killed by the Islamic State group last year to get her views on revised government policies for supporting families of hostages.
- Journalists killed in 2014 remembered by Newseum Updated: Jun-08-15 9:01 pm
WASHINGTON - John Foley appreciates the fact that his son James, the American journalist beheaded in Syria by the Islamic State group last year, has been honored on a memorial to journalists who lost their lives while reporting the news.
- Northwestern honors AP's Gannon, wounded in Afghanistan Updated: Jun-03-15 4:02 pm
EVANSTON, Illinois - An Associated Press reporter who was shot six times by an Afghan security officer while on assignment in Afghanistan has been honored by Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.