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Bin Laden’s Death is a Historic Triumph, But What Does it Really Mean for al-Qaida?

Why now? It had been nearly a decade since 9/11. Almost until the moment the historic news of Osama bin Laden’s death was announced by President Obama on Sunday night, U.S. and Pakistani intelligence officials had been saying publicly that the trail of the al-Qaida leader was cold and had been so for years.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 3:40am

VIDEO: Bin Laden's Compound Still Burns?

A Pakistani television station is showing footage that is thought to be Osama bin Laden’s compound. President Obama announced Sunday that the Al Qaeda leader was killed by U.S. forces.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 3:40am

Step by Step: How the U.S. Killed bin Laden

Soon after coming to office, President Obama made it clear that killing or capturing Osama bin Laden was one of his highest national security priorities. But it wasn’t until last summer that intelligence officials caught a break in their pursuit.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 2:40am

MAP: Abbotabad in Relation to Islamabad

Below is the location of Abbotabad, where Osama bin Laden was killed, in relation to Pakistan's capital city, Islamabad.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 1:40am

Raw Footage: Crowds Cheer Outside White House

AP video shows hundreds of people gathered outside the White House, cheering and chanting after President Obama's announcement that Osama bin Laden was dead.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 1:40am

Obama: Bin Laden Killed

In a surprise annoucnement, the president declares that the Al Qaeda leader was killed by U.S. forces.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 1:40am

In Photos: Americans Gather to Mark Osama bin Laden's Death

The death of Osama bin Laden by U.S. agents in Pakistan has sparked a flurry of celebrations throughout the U.S., with large gatherings at the White House in Washington, DC and at Ground Zero in New York City. Stay tuned for photo updates as they come in:

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 1:40am

With Bin Laden's Death, a Triumph For Obama

The death of Osama Bin-Laden is a transcendent moment for the country and a pivotal one for President Obama. 

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 1:40am

Obama: Capture, Killing of bin Laden Was Top CIA Priority

In a surprise annoucnement, the president declares that the Al Qaeda leader was killed by U.S. forces.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 12:40am

Phillies Fans React to Osama bin Laden's Death

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 12:40am