James Foley (Associated Press)
Photojournalist James Foley is dead at 40, according to multiple news reports. Foley was kidnapped in November 2012 while covering the Syrian civil war for The Global Post
, and on August 19, 2014 a video was posted online that purported to show his execution by the militant group ISIS.
Learn more about Foley, watch his parents' press conference and a 2011 talk by Foley himself, and read how family, friends, President Obama and others are reacting to the news of his tragic death: Remembering Journalist James Foley