This week, we are going to hear a presentation from the USF Lecture Series at Allen County Public Library. 


Following last Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris, many were left wondering if their city could also be subjected to such an attack.

Dan Coats

Earlier this week, Republican Sen. Dan Coats stopped by the WBOI Studios to talk about some of the big issues Congress needs to address once members return from their August recess. 

In the first half of a two-part interview, WBOI’s Katy Anderson asked Sen. Coats about his thoughts on the Iran nuclear deal and the fight against the Islamic State. 

After Kassig's Death, U.S. Reviewing Hostage Policy

Nov 21, 2014

As Hoosiers mourn the loss of Indianapolis-native Abdul-Rahman Kassig, the United States is considering changes to its hostage policy, and a former Indiana congressman says that could include strengthened military action to rescue Americans being held captive.

The White House revealed this week President Obama called for a full review of the country’s current hostage policy earlier this year.

The administration says that review will not include changes to the longstanding U.S. policy of not paying ransom.

Indiana Native Killed By ISIS Died Helping Those in Need

Nov 17, 2014
Kassig Family

The U.S. government confirmed the authenticity of a video released Sunday showing the murder of 26-year-old Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter. As Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Christopher Ayers reports, Kassig felt compelled to serve others, regardless of the risk.

When Peter Kassig graduated from North Central High School in 2006 he enlisted as an Army Ranger, briefly serving in Iraq.