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10:34am

Mon May 2, 2011
Around the Nation

Celebrations Break Out After Bin Laden's Death

Originally published on Mon May 2, 2011 10:16 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

News of Osama bin Laden's death prompted celebrations across America. At a baseball game between the Mets and Phillies, chants of USA broke out at the top of the ninth as fans read the news on their smartphones. A crowd gathered outside the White House when President Obama addressed the nation last night. And thousands of people came to Ground Zero in New York City. They waved American flags and even sang the national anthem in the hours after they heard the news.

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10:24am

Mon May 2, 2011
Business

Economic Indicators Still Showing Growth in Mountain States

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For the 18th straight month business conditions in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah are showing continued signs of expansion.

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10:02am

Mon May 2, 2011
Business

Stocks Move Higher On Bin Laden's Death

News of the death of Osama Bin-Laden is having an effect on financial markets. Stocks are up Monday morning in New York and the price of commodities like oil are down slightly.

9:59am

Mon May 2, 2011
Asia

Pakistani Analyst Reacts To Bin Laden's Death

Steve Inskeep talks to political commentator Ayesha Siddiqa about the death of Osama bin Laden. She's the author of Military Inc: Inside Pakistan's Military Economy, among other books.

9:37am

Mon May 2, 2011
Around the Nation

'My Beautiful Karen Is Smiling in Heaven'

Investment banker Richard Pecorella lost his fiancee Karen Juday in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. She worked as a secretary at the financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald on the 101st floor of the North Tower. He talks to Steve Inskeep about how he got the news Osama bin Laden had been killed.

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