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Stories with person: James Foley
  • 'The Birth of a Nation' wins grand jury and audience award 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 8:37 am

    LOS ANGELES - Nate Parker continued his victory lap around the 2016 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday night when "The Birth of a Nation" took both the U.S. drama grand jury prize and the Audience Award.

  • Sundance fest promises films on race, sexuality, violence story has photos
    Updated: Jan-21-16 3:20 pm

    PARK CITY, Utah - The culmination of the Sundance Institute's year-round work developing fresh perspectives in drama and documentary films is taking over Park City, Utah, for the next 11 days.

  • Only on AP: Islamic State razing of Iraq monastery condemned story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-20-16 10:11 pm

    IRBIL, Iraq - The Obama Administration and the Vatican condemned the Islamic State group Wednesday for razing Iraq's oldest Christian monastery, a 1400-year-old structure that survived assaults by nature and man for centuries before it was deliberately destroyed by extremists.

  • Mother of slain journalist: Hostages' return gives hope 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 12:52 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - The mother of slain journalist James Foley said Wednesday the family was "delighted" to see the return of four Iranian-American citizens freed by Iran in a prisoner swap with the United States and is hopeful that the U.S. government will make hostages more of a priority.

  • IS acknowledges death of 'Jihadi John' in magazine story has photos
    Updated: Jan-19-16 9:42 pm

    NEW YORK - The Islamic State group has acknowledged the death of the masked militant known as "Jihadi John," who appeared in several videos depicting the beheadings of Western hostages, in an article in its online English-language magazine Dabiq.