Osama Bin Laden Killed
President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and other members of his national security team as they monitored the mission that ended with the death of Osama bin Laden in May 2011.
Much is being made of former presidential "body man" Reggie Love's account of spending some time that day playing cards with the president. Another man who was there then says Obama was in the Situation Room while Navy SEALs were on their mission.
April 27, 2012 Next Wednesday marks one year since U.S. Navy SEALs raided Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and killed the al-Qaida leader. His three wives, children and grandchildren have been sent to Saudi Arabia.
April 2, 2012 The three women and two of bin Laden's older daughters were convicted of living illegally in Pakistan. Two of the wives are thought to be from Saudi Arabia, one from Yemen. They've all been fined about $114 each as well.
March 30, 2012 His youngest wife has given investigators the most detailed account yet of where the al-Qaida leader was in the years between the 2001 terrorist attacks and his death in May 2011, The New York Times reports.
March 16, 2012 Washington Post columnist has been shown some of the documents seized during the raid that ended with the al-Qaida leader's death. The plot didn't get far, officials tell him, but underscores bin Laden's desire to strike the U.S. again.
June 16, 2011 Osama bin Laden's longtime No. 2 assumes the leadership position in the wake of the al-Qaida leader's death.
May 31, 2011 From its earliest days, al-Qaida leaders insisted on receipts for everything from floppy disks to explosives. Experts say that was the influence of Osama bin Laden, who earned an undergraduate degree in economics and public administration. That obsession with record-keeping has come back to haunt the organization.
May 27, 2011 Even as Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling the killing of Osama bin Laden a "turning point" in U.S.-Pakistani relations, many there are insisting that the al-Qaida leader is still alive.
May 26, 2011 According to The Washington Post, the team will be looking for materials that the al-Qaida leader and his follows might have hidden at the site.
May 18, 2011 It's just supposition at this point, the defense secretary concedes. But he and other U.S. officials believe there were people in Pakistan who knew the al-Qaida leader was living there.
May 18, 2011 Saif al-Adel is "a seasoned operator, he has experience, he has the bona fides within the organization," one expert tells NPR.