WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says Osama bin Laden,
the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks
that killed thousands of Americans, has been killed in an operation
led by the United States.
The president says a small team of Americans carried out the
attack in Pakistan and took custody of bin Laden's remains. He made
the announcement Sunday in a dramatic late-night statement at the
A jubilant crowd gathered outside the White House as word spread
of bin Laden's death after a global manhunt that lasted nearly a
"Justice has been done," the president said.