Italy Knox_Thir.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

Edda Mellas, left, and Curt Knox, the parents of Amanda Knox, an American student convicted of murder in Italy, arrive at a hearing in Perugia's court, Italy, on Nov. 28, 2009. A lawyer said Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011 the parents of Knox have been ordered to stand trial for claiming that Italian police abused their daughter. (AP Photo/Stefano Medici, file)
Photo by: Stefano Medici
Edda Mellas, left, and Curt Knox, the parents of Amanda Knox, an American student convicted of murder in Italy, arrive at a hearing in Perugia's court, Italy, on Nov. 28, 2009. A lawyer said Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011 the parents of Knox have been ordered to stand trial for claiming that Italian police abused their daughter. (AP Photo/Stefano Medici, file)

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.