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Visitors to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum on Monday watch a NASA press conference on Curiosity. The nearly one-ton probe completed its eight-month journey to the Red Planet, plummeting to the surface with the help of a parachute during what’s widely been referred to as “seven minutes of terror.” (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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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.