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Russian President Vladimir Putin flies in a motorized hang glider alongside two Siberian white cranes on Siberia’s Yamal Peninsula. His flight was part of an effort to teach the endangered birds, raised in captivity, to follow the craft to their southern migration route to Central Asia. (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.