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  • Barack ObamaUS 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.

National Public Radio Stories

  • 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.
  • U.S. Military Team Targeted Bin Laden In Pakistan
    U.S. helicopters hit a fortified compound in Pakistan. Intelligence officials discovered the compound last summer while monitoring an al-Qaida courier.
  • 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.
  • Bin Laden Raid Targeted Pakistani Town
    Helicopters descended on a fortified compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and a small contingent of the U.S. military killed Osama bin Laden in a raid.
  • Afghans React To Osama Bin Laden's Death
    Afghanistan hosted Osama bin Laden at the time of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Most Afghans reacted positively to the news that bin Laden has been killed.
  • After Bin Laden's Death, Crowds Gather In D.C.
    Large crowds gathered outside the White House after news of Osama Bin Laden's death began to filter out. People cheered, waved the flag and sang "God Bless America."
  • Congress Quick To React To Bin Laden's Death
    Congressional leaders are reacting to the news that U.S. forces killed Osama Bin Laden in a military operation in Pakistan.
  • 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.
  • Sept. 11 Mastermind Bin Laden Killed In Pakistan
    Many people believed Osama bin Laden was holed up in Afghanistan. Instead, President Obama announced he was killed by U.S. forces in a raid on a two-story house In Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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