This weekend, David Haines' family publicly asked his captors to contact them. Instead, the group released its third video showing a Western hostage being killed.
A football fan who's also the mother of three daughters, ESPN's Hannah Storm asked some tough questions Sunday that show how hard the week has been for families who follow the NFL.
At an event in Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel said there is no place for anti-Semitism in Germany and called it a "monstrous scandal" that anyone in the country would be hassled for being Jewish.
On a weekend that saw extremist group the Islamic State release a video showing the murder of a Western hostage, support for a coalition to fight the group is building.
The cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is being tested, with intense fighting reported near the airport in Donetsk Saturday and Sunday. An NPR team in that city was forced to flee the shelling.
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