The Supreme Court's decision protecting a fringe church's anti-gay protests at military funerals is garnering a mostly negative response from veterans groups and other commentators.
It is reasonable and proper for the federal government to perform background checks of those who work under government contracts, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
A three-judge panel rejected appeals Tuesday by Gerald Walpin, a former federal watchdog fired by President Obama in 2009, likely ending his attempts to get back his old job.
Supreme Court justices sometimes give the impression they are almost aggressively technology-averse, stumbling over the features of the V-chip or being stumped by instant messaging.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused Friday to stop enforcement of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy after a Republican gay rights group asked the high court to stop the ban on gays in the military.
A Republican group suing the Obama administration to end the military's "don't ask, don't tell" law asked the Supreme Court Friday to overrule this week's decision by a federal appeals court to keep the policy in place while it considers the matter.