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U.S.S. Cole

The damaged U.S.S. Cole is heading from Yemen, as the investigation of the suspected terrorist attack on the naval vessel continues. An explosion in the Yemeni port of Aden blew a hole in the destroyer and killed 17 U.S. sailors. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports U.S. officials say the investigation has slowed in recent days and that they are seeking greater cooperation from Yemeni authorities. The situation brings to mind the aftermath of the Khobar Towers bombing four years ago, when U.S. officials complained that Saudi authorities were impeding their efforts to investigate.

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