Credit: New York Times

Osama bin Laden, who as Al Qaeda’s leader preached for war against the United States, has been killed. President Obama late last night announced U.S. forces descended upon a compound near Islamabad, Pakistan, and killed bin Laden after a firefight. His body was recovered and later buried at sea. (Washington Post/Reuters)

Read the New York Times obituary of bin Laden. (NY Times)

Here’s how American newspapers covered the event. (Newseum)