What we’re watching Monday

BY News Desk  December 23, 2013 at 10:07 AM EST

Good morning! It’s a rainy, balmy day in Washington. Here are a few of the biggest stories we’re watching today:

Fears of civil war in South Sudan

Air attacks in Syria

Health care deadlines

Gay marriage in Utah

  • A federal judge is hearing a state request to block gay weddings pending an appeal of Friday’s ruling.