Osama bin Laden kept a personal journal in which he contemplated how to kill as many Americans as possible, including possible terrorist attacks against Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C., according to U.S. officials.
Open article for video From a shabby, makeshift office, he ran a global terrorist empire. The world's most wanted man watched newscasts of himself from a tiny television perched atop a rickety old desk cluttered with wires.
Kimberly Dozier, Lolita C. Baldor
, May 07, 2011
After an extraordinary week of events in the United States and abroad, one thing is clear: Osama bin Laden's death at the hands of American forces has the potential to ripple out into global affairs in many ways — political and military, diplomatic and cultural, and of course U.S. national security.
City leader, political professor, students largely agree
Obama has said showing bin Laden's bloody corpse could be a security risk for the country. Many of those asked around town say that's the right decision.
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Solemnly honoring victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Barack Obama hugged survivors, thanked the heroes of one of the nation's darkest days and declared Thursday that the killing of Osama bin Laden after all these years was an American message to the world: "When we say we will never forget, we mean what we say."
Some of the first information gleaned from Osama bin Laden's compound indicates al-Qaida considered attacking U.S. trains, but U.S. officials say they have no recent intelligence indicating such a plot is active.
Osama bin Laden was unarmed when he was confronted by U.S. commandos at his Pakistani hideout but tried to resist the assault, the White House said Tuesday as new details emerged about the audacious raid that killed the world's most wanted terrorist.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - No one is wrestling more with the emotions today of the Bin Laden capture and death, than those many families who lost loved ones on 9-11. 42-year old Robert Rasmussen is remembered every day by those who called him son, husband, and father. The Cass County native and NDSU grad died in the Twin Towers on 9-11.
Crowds gather at White House cheering 'USA'
Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that murdered thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation led by the United States, President Barack Obama said Sunday. Open article for video of Obama's address
While investigating whether two Rochester women were funneling money to a terror group in Somalia, FBI agents sifted through the trash of an apartment complex roughly 90 times, intercepted and recorded 30,000 phone calls and interviewed suspects more than once.
An explosion ripped through the international arrivals hall at Moscow's busiest airport on Monday, killing 35 people and wounding about 130, officials said. The Russian president called it a terror attack.
President Barack Obama declared Friday that authorities had uncovered a "credible terrorist threat" against the United States following the overseas discovery of U.S.-bound packages containing explosives aboard cargo jets.
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