tight_203 - Washington Times
Skip to content

Adili Wuxor walks a tightrope during the last day of his two-month tightrope walking performance on top of China's National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing Friday, July 2, 2010. Mr. Adili, an Uighur ethnic Dawaz tightrope walking performer, has been walking the tightrope five hours a day on the top of the Bird's Nest over the past 60 days, setting a new Guinness World Record. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)
Photo by: Alexander F. Yuan
Adili Wuxor walks a tightrope during the last day of his two-month tightrope walking performance on top of China's National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing Friday, July 2, 2010. Mr. Adili, an Uighur ethnic Dawaz tightrope walking performer, has been walking the tightrope five hours a day on the top of the Bird's Nest over the past 60 days, setting a new Guinness World Record. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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.