Political Figures Strike Strategic Endgames; New Laws and Tips for Renters; The USS Cole and Terror in Yemen; Newt Gringrich's New Contract For America?

A gaping hole mars the port side of the USS Cole after a terrorist bomb exploded and killed 17 U.S. sailors and injured 39 others on October 12, 2000 in the port of Aden, Yemen.
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