But if law is overturned, some in same-sex marriages might not get full spousal benefits immediately.
The recent spate of controversies — revelations about the massive collection of electronic data by the National Security Agency, the Internal Revenue Service’s political targeting and conference scandals, and the seizure of Associated Press telephone records — undermines confidence in government.
A former employee gets $820,000 from the agency after a court ruling indicating unfair treatment.
FEDERAL DIARY | Two labor groups oppose the Senate immigration bill that the president supports.
Should private contractors like Edward Snowden do national security work?