The USS Cole (DDG 67) is towed away from the port city of Aden, Yemen, into open sea by the Military Sealift Command ocean-going tug USNS Catawba (T-ATF 168) on Oct. 29, 2000. Cole will be placed aboard the Norwegian heavy transport ship M/V Blue Marlin and transported back to the United States for repair. The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer was the target of a suspected terrorist attack in the port of Aden on Oct. 12, 2000, during a scheduled refueling. The attack killed 17 crew members and injured 39 others

20 years after the attack on the USS Cole, memories of heroism and loss

“I carried some of my best friends' bodies out of the ship. That was the hardest thing I ever had to do.”

Downtown Manhattan as seen from the International Space Station on September 11, 2001

What 9/11 looked like to the only US service member not on Earth for it

On the morning of September 11th, there was one U.S. service member who felt helpless in the face of the century’s most heinous terrorist attack. He was Navy aviator Capt. Frank Lee Culbertson, he was stranded in outer space

General view after an explosion in Jolo Island, Sulu province, Philippines August 24, 2020. in this picture obtained from social media.

ISIS-linked group suspected behind deadly twin bombings in Philippines

Twin blasts including a suicide bombing killed 15 people and wounded 75 others on a southern Philippine island on Monday.

In this Jan. 27, 2018 photo, Spencer Stone, from left, Alek Skarlatos, and Anthony Sadler pose for a portrait to promote the film "15:17 to Paris" at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles.

American heroes who thwarted Paris train attack look back five years later

Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, jumped into action to stop the terrorist attack on a train from Amsterdam to Paris on Aug. 21, 2015