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Liveblog: Unfolding Details of Osama bin Laden's Death; The World Reacts

National Journal will bring you the latest information about Osama bin Laden’s death and reactions from lawmakers and officials all day.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 9:40am

Overcoming the Language Barrier

Last week, senior members of the administration met at Miami-Dade College to discuss President Obama's goal of creating the best educated workforce by 2020. A key piece of that puzzle will be lifting Hispanic students out of their current rut. Hispanics are by far the largest minority in the country's public education system, but they have the lowest achievement rates. Less than half of Hispanic children are enrolled in early learning, only about half of them earn their high-school diplomas on time, and they are half as likely as their peers to be prepared for college.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 9:40am

Do We Need More Highways?

The U.S. Conference of Mayors will unveil the results of a survey this week showing that the country's mayors are big fans of transit, and perhaps less so of new highways. The survey will show that most mayors want highway expansion to be a low priority when investing in infrastructure. A majority of mayors also oppose a gas tax increase--the preferred revenue-raising option of the transportation and business communities--unless the money from those taxes goes only to support maintenance of existing roads and bridges and expanded transit like rail, buses, and other public transit.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 9:40am

VIDEO: Inside Osama bin Laden's Compound

ABC News releases video showing the inside of the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 9:40am

Bin Laden Is Dead: Reactions the Morning After

The morning after President Obama announced that U.S. operatives had killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, lawmakers and pundits weigh in on the morning shows. Here's what they have to say.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 9:40am

Stocks Rise, Oil Falls After Bin Laden's Death

The U.S. dollar and stock market futures rose, while Brent crude futures -- an oil price benchmark -- fell as much as 3.4 percent, following news late Sunday night that U.S. forces had killed Osama bin Laden, Bloomberg reports.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 9:40am

VIDEO: Inside Osama bin Laden's Compoud

ABC News releases video showing the inside of the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 8:40am

Hotline Sort: Bye Bye bin Laden

Welcome back to Hotline Sort. Late Sunday, President Obama announced to the nation that U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. Here's a rundown of what else is going on, with more on how bin Laden's death is impacting the political sphere:

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 8:40am

Bin Laden's Compound Already Mapped on Google

Bin Laden's compound is just north of a hospital for women and children and a cinema. About 800 feet to the west is the Cantt police station. 

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 8:40am

Pakistani Taliban Threatens New Attacks on Leaders, U.S.

Pakistan's Taliban have responded to the news of Osama bin Laden’s death with threats of new attacks against that country's leaders, as well as the U.S.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2011 - 8:40am