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NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Pocono Raceway was called after 98 of 160 scheduled laps, giving the win to Jeff Gordon over runner-up Kasey Kahne. The deluge forced all of the cars, including Ryan Newman’s 39, to leave the track. (Associated 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.