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Oprah Winfrey, shown following her commencement address at Harvard University last month, is giving $12 million to a museum being built on the National Mall that will document African-American life. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
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Oprah Winfrey, shown following her commencement address at Harvard University last month, is giving $12 million to a museum being built on the National Mall that will document African-American life. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

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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.