US kills Osama bin Laden decade after 9/11 attacks Osama bin Laden, the face of global terrorism
and architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, was killed in a
firefight with elite American forces Monday, then quickly buried at
sea in a stunning finale to a furtive decade on the run.6:00 a.m.
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President Obama Announces Bin Laden Is Dead
President Obama announced at the White House Sunday night that terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden had been killed in a U.S.-led operation. The announcement comes just months before the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Bin Laden: From Millionaire's Son To Most-Wanted
The mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks was killed in an operation led by the United States, President Obama said Sunday in a late-night statement at the White House. Details are still emerging about Osama bin Laden's death. But his life ran a fascinating trajectory: from the pampered son of a Saudi millionaire to the world's most-wanted terrorist.
New Yorkers Gather At Ground Zero
Hundreds of people gathered in New York City at the site of the former World Trade Center. The site's twin towers fell nearly 10 years ago on Sept. 11.
U.S. Forces Kill Osama Bin Laden In Pakistan
The world's most wanted man is dead. Osama bin Laden was killed early Monday when four helicopters carrying U.S. forces stormed a house in Pakistan. The raid was conducted in the town of Abbottabad.