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Death of Osama bin Laden (2011)

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  • Saudi man convicted of conspiracy in '98 US embassy bombings

    A man prosecutors portrayed as one of al-Qaida's early leaders was convicted Thursday of conspiracy in the deadly 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa following a trial that showcased the terror group's early days. Khaled Al-Fawwaz stood...
  • Defense: Terrorism defendant wanted peaceful reform

    A Saudi Arabian defendant described by prosecutors as one of al-Qaida's early leaders sought peaceful reform in his home country and was shocked by Osama bin Laden's turn toward violence, his attorney told a jury Thursday. Defense lawyer Bobbi...
  • Reputed al-Qaida operative to represent himself at US trial

    When the trial of reputed al-Qaida operative Abid Naseer begins this week, jurors are expected to hear an opening statement from the defendant himself, the latest terrorism suspect prepared to act as his own attorney in an American courtroom. The...
  • Feds: Al-Qaida wanted recruits to pull off attack like 9/11

    A terror suspect on trial in New York was among several young recruits under orders by al-Qaida to infiltrate Western society and pull off the biggest operation since the Sept. 11 attacks, a prosecutor said Tuesday in opening statements. Assistant U.S....
  • Speak Out: Feb. 13

    Thanks, BP workers. You go on strike, and the price of gasoline goes up 20 cents a gallon. Oak Forest Day after day, we read slurs and vitriol from the Obama haters in Speak Out. They parrot the Limbaugh/Fox News talking points like trained mynah...
  • Obama, tell the American people your plan to defeat terrorism

    Obama, tell the American people your plan to defeat terrorism
    President Barack Obama has spent the last few days previewing Tuesday night's State of the Union address to appreciative audiences. With such proposals as more aid for community college students, Obama and his speechwriters want to open the fourth quarter...
  • Oscars 2015: Diversity is the biggest nomination snub

    Oscars 2015: Diversity is the biggest nomination snub
    Since its arrival in theaters last month, the civil rights drama "Selma" has earned critical praise and predictions of Oscar glory. But when Academy Awards voters on Thursday revealed their choices, the film was mostly overlooked. "Selma," about the...
  • Obama's war-on-terror blinders

    On Sunday, at the great Paris rally, the whole world was Charlie. By Tuesday, the veneer of solidarity was exposed as tissue thin. It began dissolving as soon as the real, remaining Charlie Hebdo put out its post-massacre issue featuring a Muhammad...
  • We worry too much about terrorism

    Each of the attacks in Paris that killed 17 people last week was an atrocity, an affront to freedom and an act of terrorism. On those points, most people agree, and they're right. Most people also fear this marks the beginning of a rash of extremist...
  • St. Louis Rams and all jocks doth protest too much

    Five St. Louis Rams felt a higher calling Sunday. They took the field during pregame introductions displaying the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" gesture. At the risk of sounding like a St. Louis County grand juror, I would have preferred different...
  • Obama faces vile insults like no other president has

    Obama faces vile insults like no other president has
    I've been thinking lately about the persistently vituperative and insulting attacks on President Barack Obama since 2008. It is, of course, commonplace in American politics for presidents to be lambasted for their policies, their programs, their values...