Watch Obama's Historic Announcement on the Death of Bin Laden

President Obama's statements on the death of Osama bin Laden ushered in one of the greatest moments of collective catharsis in American history. Though only nine minutes in length, the excellent speech managed to incorporate tactical details, an acknowledgment of profound grief, an entreaty for religious tolerance,… » 5/02/11 12:36am 5/02/11 12:36am

Confirmed: Osama bin Laden is Dead

Twitter is freaking out right now over news that Osama bin Laden is dead. Jill Jackson, a producer for CBS News, seems to have broken the story on her feed. Major news organizations like The New York Times and CNN have confirmed it. President Obama has called a news conference. Up-to-the-minute updates after the jump. » 5/01/11 10:42pm 5/01/11 10:42pm