AP364051583811.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

Washington Wizards general manager Ernie Grunfeld, right, congratulates Wizards point guard John Wall during a news conference to announce Wall's new contract with the NBA basketball team at the Verizon Center on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Washington. Wall signed a five-year, $80 million extension to remain with the team. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Photo by: Evan Vucci
Washington Wizards general manager Ernie Grunfeld, right, congratulates Wizards point guard John Wall during a news conference to announce Wall's new contract with the NBA basketball team at the Verizon Center on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Washington. Wall signed a five-year, $80 million extension to remain with the team. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Featured Photo Galleries

Mahan 3.jpg

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.