“We are heartbroken to share that we’ve received confirmation that Kayla Jean Mueller has lost her life.” The parents of Kayla Mueller, an American woman abducted by ISIS, have confirmed that she is dead. The family also released a letter sent from Kayla.

+ “Syrians are dying by the thousands and they’re fighting just to talk about the rights we have. For as long as I live, I will not let this suffering be normal.” CNN looks at how Mueller ended up being taken hostage.