Monday, May 2, 2011


CBS News confirms President Obama is going to NYC to visit ground zero on Thursday.

‘Justice Has Been Done,’ President Says(NYT) * Detective Work on Courier Led to Breakthrough (NYT) * The Most Wanted Face of Terrorism (NYT) * OSAMA BIN LADEN KILLED; ‘JUSTICE HAS BEEN DONE’ (Washington Post) * Osama bin Laden dead, U.S. has body nearly 10 years after 9/11 terrorist attacks (NYDN)

NYPD boss Kelly: Death a 'welcome milestone' (NYP)

GW Bush: US has sent an 'unmistakable message' (NYP)


Osama Bin Laden dead: President Obama, advisors watched raid to kill Al Qaeda leader unfold live (NYDN)


It’s also the fourth cover in TIME history to feature the red “X,” following Adolf Hilter (May 7, 1945), Saddam Hussein (April 21, 2003), and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (June 19, 2006). 

WATCH: Obama Addresses The Nation

 An incredible start-to-finish account of the detective work that led to Bin Laden. Ending with his burial at sea. 

NYC reacts to Osama bin Laden's death (Video)

A Joy Tempered by Reflection (WSJ)

President Obama says the world is “safer” without Osama bin Laden in it.

NYT Breaks With Tradition In Bin Laden Coverage

Police presence beefed up at NY airports, WTC site (AP)

Osama Bin Laden Dead, 9/11 Family Members and Others Celebrate in ...


Crowds Celebrate at Ground Zero(WSJ)


Details of raid: Helicopters descended on fortified compound apparently built 5 years ago to house :



President Obama Announces Death Of Osama Bin Laden: ‘Justice Has Been Done’

 Read the full-text of Obama's speech on Bin Laden's death | 




Mayor Bloomberg Says US Kept Promise To Kill Bin Laden  (Huff Post)


Bin Laden Is DeadThousands Gather In The Streets After President Announces U.S. Forces Have Killed Architect Of 9/11 Attacks (NY1)

Hundreds Gather In Celebration At Ground Zero



U.S. official tells NBC News that bin Laden has been buried at sea 'in accordance with Islamic law and tradition'

Osama bin Laden’s death brings unity - and questions (Politico)

Osama Bin Laden Dead: New Yorkers React At Ground Zero (PHOTOS, QUOTES)


Osama Bin Laden, Adolf Hitler both declared dead on May 1

Video from inside bin Laden's compound (WARNING: GRAPHIC)

N.Y. Mayor Says U.S. Kept Promise to Kill Bin Laden(WSJ)

Cuomo: ‘We will never forget those who were lost’ (TU)

Team of two dozen were operating under C.I.A. since U.S. military does not have authority to operate in Pakistan

NYPD on alert for possible retaliation after Bin Laden's death(NYDN)

Port Authority increasing security at New York airports, WTC site




Family of firefighters killed on 9/11 react to Bin Laden's death

Bin Laden's Death Likely to Deepen Suspicions of Pakistan

Families Of September 11th Victims Join Crowd By WTC Site


Will there be a photo? 


Pakistan TV shows images of burning compound (MSNBC)

Osama Bin Laden's Death Key Topic on Internet (PC World)

Twitter beats Obama in race to break bin Laden death news

Bin Laden Dead: Crowds Rejoice at Ground Zero(WNBC)

Limbaugh: ‘We Need To Open The Program Today By Congratulating President Obama’

Dick Cheney on bin Laden's death: "I want to congratulate President Obama and the members of his national security team." 

FLASH: Hamas condemns U.S. killing of bin Laden, calls it "assassination" of "Arab holy warrior" 

"Bin Laden resisted the assault team and was killed." Updated details in our top story |  (via @) 

Giuliani calls bin Laden's death 'significant victory' against terrorism (NYP)



Lara Logan Reveals Details Of Her Attack On 60 Minutes





Other News


GOP's tax-cap sham exposed  GOP state senators voted for Gov. Cuomo's sweeping property-tax cap only because they knew it wouldn't pass the Democratic-controlled Assembly, an associate of Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos has admitted.(NYP) 

Bill in State Senate Would Relax Rent Rules(NYT)

Cuomo boxes NY Legislature in on tax cap, ethics (NYP) * Tax Cap: Cuomo is shocked! at the opposition in the legislature.

Controller DiNapoli's vow of big overhaul has changed very little so fat (NYDN)



For Williamsburg Tenants, Look but Don’t Swim (NYT) Low- and middle-income tenants occupy buildings that abut those of luxury condominium owners.

New York City getting slower in responding to firetrap claims(NYDN)

Turkey Taxi Dead

In Contest for New York’s New Taxis, Turkish Entry, the Karsan, Is Rejected(NYT)




Law and Order

Qns. street named for cop gunned down 30 years ago (NYP) * Cops to expand search in LI beach remains probe (NYP) * Search on in Queens sex attacks (VIDEO) * Jury Selection Begins In Rikers Correction Officers' Trial * Church communities vow to forgive thief for 4 break-ins, $14,000 gone