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Category: Terrorism

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Gunfire Erupts Inside U.S. Capitol, 60 Years Ago

In March 1954, members of an extremist Puerto Rican nationalist group launched a terrorist attack protesting U.S. control of the island.

Investigators examine the wreckage of Pan Am Flight 103

Remembering the 1988 Lockerbie Bombing

More U.S. civilians died in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, which took place 25 years ago from Saturday, than in any other terrorist attack except 9/11.

1993 World Trade Center Bombing

Remembering the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing

A bombing of the World Trade Center 20 years ago proved to be a frightening prelude to future acts of terrorism.

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Seal Team Six Member Killed in Afghanistan Rescue Operation

The elite U.S. special operations unit that killed Osama bin Laden lost one of its members last weekend during a rescue operation in Afghanistan.

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9/11 Anniversary: Online Features and Television Schedule

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, HISTORY is offering a full lineup of television specials and an array of online features.

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The Secret Unit That Killed Bin Laden

Find out about the history and past operations of the elite Navy SEAL unit that killed Osama bin Laden.