Mother Of Slain Journalist: Hostages' Return Gives Hope

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — 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.

Foley, 40, went to Syria in 2012. He was captured that November and was beheaded by Islamic State militants in a video released in August 2014.

Diane Foley, of Rochester, told The Associated...

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