Osama bin Laden
Nov 22, 2013 — Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi, who was recruited to collect DNA samples to help the U.S. zero in on Osama bin Laden, has been charged with murder in a case stemming from a surgery he performed on a teenage boy several years ago.
Aug 15, 2013 — Much is being made of former presidential "body man" Reggie Love's account of spending some time that day playing cards with the president. Another man who was there then says Obama was in the Situation Room while Navy SEALs were on their mission.
Jul 9, 2013 — The al-Qaida leader lived in at least six places in Pakistan. Incompetence led to his remaining undetected for nearly a decade, the report says, but some "connivance" cannot be ruled out.
Mar 8, 2013 — Sulaiman Abu Ghaith appeared in a Manhattan federal court. Prosecutors said the trial make take about three weeks. A trial date has not yet been set.
Mar 7, 2013 — Sulaiman Abu Ghaith may be best known for his appearance in videos. He was sitting next to bin Laden when the al-Qaida leader took credit for the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. Ghaith may appear in a Manhattan court on Friday.
Nov 8, 2012 — The seven SEALs are charged with releasing classified information while working as consultants on Medal of Honor: Warfighter. One of them was involved in the raid that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. All have received letters of reprimand and the loss of pay for two months.
Oct 16, 2012 — A federal appeals court ruled that providing material support for terrorism wasn't a crime when Salim Ahmed Hamdan was Osama bin Laden's driver from 1996 to 2001. The decision likely will not affect high-profile cases against suspected terrorists, NPR's Dina Temple-Raston reports.
Oct 3, 2012 — President Obama told Vanity Fair he would have favored trying bin Laden in the federal court system. He told the magazine's contributing editor that he with the capture, he would have had the political currency to push for that approach.
Sep 5, 2012 — Matt Bissonnette, the former Navy SEAL who wrote No Easy Day, reportedly plans to give part of his proceeds from the book to the Navy SEAL Foundation, a non-profit that aids Naval Special Warfare personnel and their families. But the group says it won't accept any money from the book's sales.
Aug 30, 2012 — In a letter to the author, the Defense Department's general counsel said No Easy Day violated the author's agreements not to divulge military secrets. The book goes on sale Sept. 4.