With a huge arsenal in place and facing steep modernization costs, some cuts are in order.
Some members are celebrating the Fourth in Europe with a trip to Kiev, Prague and Helsinki
In another blow to Office of Personnel Management cyber operations, the web-based system used for background investigations has been suspended.
As OPM grapples with a massive cyber data breach, the House members say they have no confidence in OPM Director Katherine Archuleta.
The court voted 5 to 4 to halt further implementation of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards rule.
The case arose after Arizona voters opposed to congressional gerrymandering had taken the power away from state legislators.
The justices were considering a challenge brought by death-row inmates in Oklahoma.
Lawyers opposed to affirmative action say a lower court had ignored the justices’ instructions.
Following four congressional hearings into the OPM cyber theft of personal information belonging to at least 4.2 million people, employees are upset with the agency that says the "ongoing investigation that could reveal additional exposures.”
It took decades for same-sex marriage to become a right, and five episodes along the way exemplify an uneven history largely marked by legal victories and often shadowed by political setbacks.
Over decades, there were wins followed by rejections, and a constitutional right didn’t seem inevitable.
Finding countries that will take Guantanamo prisoners has not been easy
Cementing an unlikely legacy, the justice writes the majority opinion allowing for same-sex marriage.
Eligibility already was extended to same-sex spouses following a 2013 court ruling.
The attorney stepping in for the board's top lawyer, who is under investigation, is suing the board for hundreds of thousands of dollars
In a landmark victory for gay rights, a divided Supreme Court ruled that state prohibitions on same-sex marriage violate the Constitution.
They are ideological opposites. There has been visible strain. But Chief Justice John Roberts has helped save Obamacare — twice.
OPM Director Katherine Archuleta finished a series of four congressional hearings into a massive data breach still on the job, but with diminished confidence from Congress in her performance.
Would Hillary give way to Bill on the Kennedy Center board of trustees?
The White House's chief information officer told senators that the OPM chief is "working really hard and doing the right thing" to address the Chinese hack.