U.S. Navy

U.S. Navy to Name New Ship After Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The U.S. Navy will honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg by naming a new ship after the late Supreme Court Justice, confirming the choice Thursday as a step towards “equality” and the desire to “eliminate gender discrimination across the Department of the Navy.”

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 16: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks onstage at the Fourth Annual Berggruen Prize Gala celebrating 2019 Laureate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg In New York City on December 16, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Berggruen Institute )

Chinese Defense Ministry Wants Closer Ties to U.S. Military

Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian said on Friday that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) desires closer relations with the U.S. military – and then blamed the U.S. for taking “provocative” actions that make such a close relationship difficult.

Chinese President Xi Jinping reviews a naval parade Thursday in the South China Sea.