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Journalist James Foley talks about being kidnapped in Libya on the old CBS Early Show in 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

ISIS Claims To Have Beheaded American Journalist James Foley

ISIS, the Islamic extremist group that has overrun parts of Syria and Iraq, released a video Tuesday that apparently shows the beheading of American journalist James Foley.

08/19/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (left) and journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. (Credit: CBS 2; Anna Webber/Getty Images for Define American)

De Blasio Defends Journalist Detained By U.S. Border Patrol In Texas

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday released a statement in support of Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was detained by U.S. Border Patrol Agents after living and working in the country illegally for years.

07/15/2014

Picture taken on september 09, 2013 in La Courneuve, suburbs of Paris shows freshly printed copies of French newspaper Liberation getting out of a rotary printing machine.  (Credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Journalist, Gay Rights Activist Doug Ireland Has Died

New York journalist and gay rights activist Doug Ireland died this past weekend at the age of 67, according to a published report.

10/28/2013

Marie Colvin (credit: Handout)

Family Of Marie Colvin, Journalist From L.I. Killed In Syria, Starts Memorial Fund

Oyster Bay native Marie Colvin died Wednesday in a rocket attack on the besieged city of Homs. The 56-year-old was an award-winning journalist who worked for Britain’s The Sunday Times.

02/25/2012