b85c0563bfb86d084d0f6a706700c44f.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

Pittsburgh Pirates' Russell Martin (55) is greeted by Pedro Alvarez after hitting a two-run home run off Boston Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman during the third  inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game in Bradenton, Fla., Monday, March 3, 2014. The Pirates won 7-6. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pittsburgh Pirates' Russell Martin (55) is greeted by Pedro Alvarez after hitting a two-run home run off Boston Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman during the third inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game in Bradenton, Fla., Monday, March 3, 2014. The Pirates won 7-6. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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.