Libyan Dictator Moammar Gadhafi Is Dead

A man holds a photo said to be the body of Moammar Gadhafi after announcement of the former leader's death in Tripoli, Libya, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Abdel Magid al-Fergany)

October 20, 2011 12:04:39 AM PDT
Moammar Gadhafi, Libya's dictator for 42 years until he was ousted in an uprising-turned-civil war, was killed Thursday as revolutionary fighters overwhelmed his hometown of Sirte and captured the last major bastion of resistance two months after his regime fell.