At White House, Chants of USA! USA!
A lively, joyous night outside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted May 1, 2011 11:14 PM CDT
A crowd outside the White House cheers Sunday upon hearing the news that Osama bin Laden is dead.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

(Newser) – As network news and social networks exploded over the death of Osama bin Laden, crowds gathered within an hour outside the White House. Chants of "USA! USA" and "Hey, hey, goodbye!" were heard in the vicinity, along with voices singing the national anthem, reports CNN. Click to read about the president's statement.