House Republicans drew stark contrasts with Democrats on tricky budget issues as President Barack Obama came to the Capitol in a stepped-up effort to improve relations with lawmakers whose votes he needs to enact his second-term agenda. (March 13)
Werewolfking: Nothing but fake news. A Ticanderoga-class guided-missile cruiser, which is escorting the carrier, is equipped with the Aegis anti-missile defense system. In addition, the carrier's combat air patrol is equipped with missiles and can chase down any ICBM that N Korea launches as the aircraft are supersonic. Only the diesel subs are any threat to the carrier but that's why we have destroyers escorting it.