GUNS_7382_20121219 - Washington Times
Skip to content

Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) is surrounded by her fellow House Democrats as she speaks at a news conference calling for a ban on high capacity ammunition clips following the Newtown, Conn., shooting massacre, in the House Visitors Center on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, December 19, 2012. Rep. McCarthy's husband was killed and her son severely injured in a Long Island Rail Road commuter train shooting spree in 1993. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)
Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK
Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) is surrounded by her fellow House Democrats as she speaks at a news conference calling for a ban on high capacity ammunition clips following the Newtown, Conn., shooting massacre, in the House Visitors Center on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, December 19, 2012. Rep. McCarthy's husband was killed and her son severely injured in a Long Island Rail Road commuter train shooting spree in 1993. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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.