Osama bin Laden

Prosecutor: Bombings defendant was top Osama bin Laden aide

A man charged in the deadly 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa was a top aide to Osama bin Laden in the early days of al-Qaida and worked hard to spread his... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015


Appeals court upholds life sentence for bin Laden secretary

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the life sentence for Osama bin Laden's one-time secretary after his conviction in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015


The State of the Union: Rethinking the big speech that isn't so big anymore

The State of the Union just isn't what it used to be. Sure, the pageantry and theatrics of the annual presidential address will all be there. But viewership is... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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AFP photographer shot at Pakistan anti-Charlie Hebdo protest

A rally by Pakistani students against a French satirical weekly's latest publication of a Prophet Muhammad cartoon turned violent on Friday, with police firing warning... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015


Yemen's al-Qaida claims Paris attack, vows more violence

Yemen's al-Qaida branch on Wednesday claimed responsibility for last week's massacre at a Paris satirical newspaper, with one of its top commanders saying the assault... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015


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