Impromptu celebrations erupted near the White House in Washington and ground zero in New York when news of Osama bin Laden's death was reported and tweeted.Laura Cunningham, a 22-year-old Manhattan reveler — gripping a Budweiser in her hand and sitting atop the shoulders of a friend — was part of th
On Monday, there were more police officers patrolling the subways in New York City and Washington, D.C., and tighter security at bridges and tunnels around New York City after the death of Osama bin Laden.
Al-Qaida is going through its first leadership succession in more than 20 years. The terrorist group started in the summer of 1988 with two men at the top: Osama bin Laden as its head, and Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahiri as his second-in-command.
A roundup of responses to news that the United States has killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in a firefight in northern Pakistan:In Pakistan:The feeling in much of Pakistan is one of "America, mission accomplished," says NPR's Julie McCarthy in Abbottabad, the site of the opera
The news of Osama bin Laden's killing was met with cautious excitement by many men from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion 5th Marines in Helmand River Valley — allegedly one of the most dangerous regions of Afghanistan.The event is a "notch in the belt," one Marine told NPR photographer David Gilkey
"Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event)."With that fairly innocent sounding post on Twitter, Shohaib Athar became, in his own words, "the guy who live-blogged the Osama raid without knowing it."