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New US Defense Secretary Sworn In

Ashton Carter, 60, was sworn in Tuesday as the new U.S. secretary of defense, becoming the fourth defense chief during President Barack Obama’s six-year tenure in the White House.  He replaces former defense secretary Chuck Hagel.   With a snow fall closing most federal government offices in Washington, Carter was sworn in at the White House in a ceremony hosted by Vice President Joe Biden. A senior defense official said his message to the Department of Defense is that...

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