While there have been no specific threats, Philadelphia police stepped up patrols at transportation hubs, religious sites, historic places and other public areas in the wake of Osama bin Laden's death, authorities said Monday.
Knowing there would be disbelievers, the U.S. says it used convincing means to confirm Osama bin Laden's identity during and after the firefight that killed him. But the mystique that surrounded the terrorist chieftain in life is persisting in death.
Osama bin Laden's death in a ripped-from-a-spy-thriller helicopter raid and firefight gives a storied unit of U.S. special operations forces bragging rights for what has become the most famous covert operation since the Sept. 11 attacks launched on bin Laden's orders.
A home improvement contractor read Bible verses to commuters at a train station in a town that lost 37 of its residents in one day. A widow wrestled with the Biblical mandate to forgive those who harm us - and found she still can't.
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security are warning law enforcement across the country that Osama bin Laden's death will likely inspire homegrown extremists in the U.S. to try to carry out attacks in the near-term.
The death of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden prompted a handful of visitors to visit the field where Flight 93 plunged into the earth and to pay their respects to the passengers who fought back against terrorists in the skies over Pennsylvania.
Osama bin Laden, the face of global terrorism and architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, was killed in a firefight with elite American forces Monday, then quickly buried at sea in a stunning finale to a furtive decade on the run.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is warning al-Qaida and its affiliates around the world that the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan proves the network cannot wait out or defeat the United States and is calling on members of the group to abandon violence and rejoin society.
A college student from Saudi Arabia who studied chemical engineering in Texas bought explosive chemicals online as part of a plan to hide bomb materials inside dolls and baby carriages to blow up dams, nuclear plants or the Dallas home of former President George W. Bush, the Justice Department said Thursday.