GAZA/JERUSALEM - An Israeli air strike in Gaza killed the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, the group said, calling it an attempt to assassinate him after a ceasefire collapsed. Full Article
BAGHDAD/EDGARTOWN Mass. - The U.S. military earlier this summer carried out an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria, a U.S. official said on Wednesday, in an operation that the Pentagon said ultimately failed to find the captives.
FERGUSON, Mo. - Attorney General Eric Holder was visiting Ferguson, Missouri hours after nearly 50 protesters were arrested in the 11th straight night of demonstrations over the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer. Full Article | Slideshow
GlobalPost CEO Phil Balboni says the Islamic State video, that shows the beheading of journalist James Foley, came after a threat was made to the family last week. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).