Monday, May 2, 2011

Morning Newsfeed: Osama bin Laden Is Dead

Posted By on 05.02.11 at 09:43 AM

click to enlarge NEW YORK TIMES
  • New York Times

Osama bin Laden, who as Al Qaeda’s leader preached for war against the United States, has been killed. President Obama late last night announced U.S. forces descended upon a compound near Islamabad, Pakistan, and killed bin Laden after a firefight. His body was recovered and later buried at sea. (Washington Post/Reuters)

Read the New York Times obituary of bin Laden. (NY Times)

Here’s how American newspapers covered the event. (Newseum)

This resident of the town where bin Laden was found unknowingly live-tweeted the drama. (Twitter)

Rahm Emanuel is expected to name the chief of the Newark, New Jersey, police department as Chicago’s top cop. (Sun-Times)

The Illinois State Police, while working as Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s protective detail, were also collaborating with the FBI. (Sun-Times)

Manny’s Deli inadvertently became a drive-through early Saturday when a car smashed through a window. (Sun-Times)

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