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The SS United States was the fastest passenger liner ever built and a Cold War project. A conservancy group is looking for donors — you can "buy" it by the inch! - in hopes of resurrecting it as a self-sustaining retail and event site. (1952 photo by Nick Landiak)

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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.