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Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, right, smiles while speaking with his defense attorney Charlie Rankin, left, before a hearing in Suffolk Superior Court, Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in Boston. Prosecutors allege that Hernandez ambushed and shot to death two men, Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, in 2012 after a chance encounter inside a Boston nightclub. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

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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.