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  A rare look inside the ‘secret’ CIA museum

Peek inside the CIA’s hidden museum

  Not open to the public but displayed inside CIA headquarters are artifacts from decades of intelligence gathering, including drones disguised as insects, a pigeon camera and Osama bin Laden’s AK-47.

WATCH: How Bin Laden escaped capture for nearly a decade

A new inside report details the decade leading up to finding and killing Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. Among the revelations? When he went outside, Bin Laden often wore a cowboy hat to avoid aerial detection. Full story

Report: Bin Laden wore cowboy hat as disguise

  A new report that was commissioned by Pakistan after the U.S. raid that killed Osama Bin Laden concluded he did not hide in mountain caves but moved freely between addresses in Pakistan for nine years, shaving his beard and sometimes wearing a cowboy hat to avoid being spotted. NBC’s Peter Alexander

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Report assails Pakistani officials over bin Laden

Bin Laden's life on the run revealed by Pakistani inquiry

NY judge sees no evidence of spying in terror case

Secret move keeps bin Laden records in the shadows

Prosecution rests in Manning's WikiLeaks trial

Judge warns bin Laden's son-in-law on lawyer choices

Ex-bin Laden secretary gets life for 1998 embassy bombings role

Trial of bin Laden's son-in-law set for January in New York City

Bin Laden son-in-law lawyers may seek to move trial out of NYC

In court, bin Laden relative denies plot charge

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  Report details bin Laden’s life on the lam

Osama bin Laden lived in Pakistan undetected for years before he was killed by U.S. forces.   According to a leaked Pakistani government report that blames the country’s top leaders for "gross incompetence." NBC’s Jim Miklaszewski reports.

  New novel touches on Special Ops, Navy SEALS

Lea Carpenter joins the Cycle to talk about her novel “Eleven Days” about a Navy SEAL and his mother in the days around the Osama Bin Laden raid.

  Hillary Clinton on ‘worst part’ of bin Laden raid

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., about the historic night when Osama bin Laden was killed by a team of Navy SEALS. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports.

  Would shield law have mattered in the AP seizure?

Demos’ Bob Herbert, The American Prospect’s Jamelle Bouie, The Grio’s Joy Reid, and Center for Constitutional Rights' Shayana Kadidal discuss the chilling effect of the records seizure for journalists and whether the recently-revived proposal of a shield law is just window dressing.

  Top Lines: Stewart, Obama, IRS, AP, Benghazi and Osama bin Laden

Jon Stewart on when Obama learned of Osama bin Laden’s death; a former Obama spokesman explains why the president can’t sound passive; The Daily Show pleads, “Why can’t you be a better president?”; and Rep. Charlie Rangel says you “can’t just raise the flag and expect us to salute every time” in tod

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Saturday, June 29, 2013, Langley, VA The CIA museum.An AK-47 assault rifle reportedly found near Osama bin Laden during the raid on his compound in Abottabad, Pakistan.

Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan in 1998
Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan in 1998

Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan in 1998

A boy plays with a tennis ball in front of the compound in Abbottabad
A boy plays with a tennis ball in front of the compound in Abbottabad

A boy plays with a tennis ball in front of Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad in this May 5, 2011 file picture. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/Files

FILE PHOTO OF OSAMA BIN LADEN SPEAKING AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN AFGHANISTAN.
FILE PHOTO OF OSAMA BIN LADEN SPEAKING AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN AFGHANISTAN.

Saudi-born militant Osama bin Laden speaks at a news conference in Afghanistan in this May 26, 1998 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files JIR/DL