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A turkey named "Harry" — originally intended to be served for Thanksgiving dinner for American troops at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan — received a pardon when health inspectors at the base were unsure whether he would be safe to eat. This spring, he mated with "Harriet," a female turkey companion brought in for him, and gave birth to five healthy chicks, or poults. (Kristina Wong/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.