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August 19, 2014 7:55 PM

Islamic State posts video of beheading of U.S. journalist, warns Obama to halt strikes

The video, posted on YouTube and disseminated on other social media, added a horrific new twist to a crisis in which Obama has struggled to limit U.S. intervention almost three years after he withdrew the last U.S. combat troops from Iraq following the nearly nine-year American military occupation.

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