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Bin Laden's bedside

Bin Laden's bedside

05/09/11 08:00PM

One fact about what was found by bin Laden's bedside is interpreted very, very differently by two New York City papers. watch

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Situation Room superheroes

05/09/11 07:28PM

As both a comic book and political geek, I love this sooo much. It was tweeted out today by Josh Rogin, staff writer for Foreign Policy magazine. Enjoy and compare to the original, below.  read more

First Word: May 9, 2011

05/09/11 01:23PM

Here's a look at stories we're following right now. What headlines are you clicking on today?Pakistani officials leaked the name of the Islamabad CIA chief to Pakistani media, furthering the rift between the CIA and the ISI.In his first and only interview about the death of Osama Bin Laden, President Obama told 60 Minutes that watching the raid from the Situation Room was the "longest 40 minutes of his life."Newt Gingrich will officially announce on Wednesday that he will seek the Republican nomination for president.Flood waters continue to rise along the banks of the Mississippi River. read more

Pres. Obama tells the nation on May 1 that bin Laden has been killed

The Last Word week in review

05/06/11 09:00PM

The HeadlinesObama thanks Navy SEALsDid the bin Laden raid reveal a new weapon of war?Pres. Obama visits Ground ZeroPolitics and the fog of warBin Laden: What we know nowBin Laden: Politics and pollsRole of enhanced interrogation tacticsThe teamwork that led to bin LadenThe death of bin LadenHow much did Pakistan know?Bin Laden: Bush vs. ObamaMore about the Navy SEALS behind the missionFirst 2012 Republican debate is heldThe Condoleezza Rice InterviewTerrorism and IraqThe death of bin LadenLawrence gets reaction from Rachel MaddowColin Powell's fmr. read more

'Obama's' other bin Laden speech

05/06/11 07:27PM

Comedian Iman Crosson does a pretty spot-on impression of our Commander-in-Chief. He's also not half bad at writing political rhymes. Check out his alternative take on President Obama's remarks announcing to the nation that al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is dead. read more

Taking a bite out of bin Laden

Taking a bite out of bin Laden

05/06/11 03:44PM

Navy SEALS don't mess around and neither do their canines. Lassie, Underdog,  the dog from I Am Legend - all heroes. But those fearless muts don't have anything on the four-legged friend who helped take down bin Laden in the secret operation last weekend. Their titanium teeth may make them more like Kujo than a cuddly companion, but like the rest of the unidentified Navy SEAL team, he (or she) definitely has our admiration and gratitude.The New York Times reports that the hero hound was most likely a German shepherd or a Belgian Malinois. read more

First Word: May 6, 2011

05/06/11 01:15PM

Here's a look at stories we're following right now. What headlines are you clicking on today?Al Qaeda has confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden.Data retrieved from the computers at Osama Bin Laden''s compound show that the Al-Qaeda leader did play a direct role in planning future plots.Last night, Hermain Cain was the break-out star of the first Republican debate.The unemployment rate rose slightly to 9% in April.A little humor for this Friday: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler take on the "Jersey Floor." read more