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Canada’s Helen Upperton and Shelley-Ann Brown in the women’s bobsled world championships in February in Lake Placid, N.Y., site of 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. (Associeted Press)

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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.