The plan that led to the death of al-Qaida leader and Sept. 11 plotter Osama bin Laden was reportedly in the works for months. Margaret Warner reports from the White House with the details of the planning and execution of…
Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces in a late-night raid over the weekend on his compound in the relatively affluent town of Abbottabad, just outside Pakistan's capital of Islamabad. Special correspondent Saima Mohsin reports on locals'…
Hundreds of newly released classified documents revealed details on hundreds of men who have been held -- and are being held -- at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay. Jeffrey Brown discusses the leak, WikiLeaks' involvement and what was…
A selection letters sent to Radio Free Afghanistan -- complaints of corruption, suggestions for rural development, song requests, poetry, tips for the president -- as well as photos and artifacts are at the Library of Congress in "Voices from Afghanistan."…
By Larisa Epatko
At a Wednesday appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder defended his decision to try alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in a civilian court in New York City.
By PBS NewsHour
Militants attacked the U.S. embassy in Yemen Wednesday, assaulting the structure with automatic weapons, rocket-propelled grenades and at least one suicide car bomb. Officials said the attack killed at least 16 people, including six assailants.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
A military jury on Thursday sentenced Osama bin Laden's former driver, Samil Hamdan, to 5 1/2 years in prison, making him eligible for parole in six months. Hamdan was convicted Wednesday on charges of providing material support for terrorism.
The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday that Army scientist Bruce Ivins "was the only person responsible" for the mailed anthrax attacks that killed five people and rattled the nation in 2001.
By PBS NewsHour
Two days of sometimes stormy hearings by the independent panel investigating the Sept. 11 attacks relived the horror and chaos of the day and pointed out mistakes that possibly led to more lost lives.
National security adviser Condoleezza Rice testified publicly before the commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks Thursday, saying there was no "silver bullet" that could have prevented the worst terror attack in the nation's history.
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