A runner passes by the Israeli separation barrier during the Palestine Marathon in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on March 22. The seventh Palestine Marathon, an annual international running event, hosted 8,000 runners from 76 countries.
Churches and community members gathered in Prescott, Arizona to reflect on Kayla Mueller's life and work as an international aid worker. The Islamic State group claimed she died in a Jordanian airstrike earlier this month.
At a White House summit on countering violent extremism, President Barack Obama made his most direct remarks yet about any link between Islam and terrorism. 'We are at war with people who have perverted Islam,' he stated.
The White House said Clancy will take over as director after four months of running the troubled Secret Service last year when then-Director Julia Pierson was forced out in the wake of a host of security breaches.