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The District's low skyline, contrary to popular belief, has nothing to do with preserving the prominence of the 555-foot Washington Monument. Concerns over increasingly scarce land have spawned debate about allowing taller office buildings.

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS The District's low skyline, contrary to popular belief, has nothing to do with preserving the prominence of the 555-foot Washington Monument. Concerns over increasingly scarce land have spawned debate about allowing taller office buildings.

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Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.