• Syrian man carries his sister who was wounded in a government airstrike hit the neighborhood of Ansari, in Aleppo, Syria.

    Despite vows to retaliate, precarious military position of crumbling regime makes a muscular response next to impossible.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 04, 2013, 3:25 PM EST
  •  In this May 15, 2012 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks in Bethesda, Md.

    Intended to help ward off a wave of lawsuits over what the government can make religious-affiliated groups do as part of healthcare law.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 01, 2013, 5:28 PM EST
  • Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., center, flanked by Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., left.

    Despise a disasterous start to confirmation hearings, Obama administration seems to think former GOP senator can be confirmed as defense secretary.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 01, 2013, 5:57 PM EST