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‘Live Bravely, And With Passion’: Town Remembers James Foley

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times ROCHESTER, N.H. — For nearly 21 months after James Foley’s capture in Syria in late 2012, his family held out hope for his safe return, keeping faith that they would never see a day like Sunday with a Mass in his memory. The courageous photojournalist seemed to have nine […]

August 25, 2014

Family Credits Qatar For Negotiating U.S. Journalist’s Release

By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau EDGARTOWN, Mass. — An American journalist and author who spent almost two years in the hands of al-Qaida-linked captors in Syria was released Sunday after a successful negotiation for which his family credits the Qatari ruling family. Exactly what, if anything, was promised to the group was not disclosed. […]

August 25, 2014