What Happens When the Government Shuts Down?

The clock is ticking. Without a funding deal, the federal government will shut down on Jan. 20 at 12:01 a.m. But what does that mean and how does it happen?

Back at Full Strength, Supreme Court Faces a Momentous Term

Justices will hear cases on how elections are conducted, on the right to privacy in the digital age and on whether religion can justify discrimination.

Booz Allen Hamilton Says It Is Under Federal Investigation

The Virginia-based consultant said the Justice Department is reviewing its billing procedures in a civil and criminal investigation.

Sidebar: Unions Come Into the Justices’ Cross Hairs, Again

The Supreme Court is likely to hear a case that revisits a question about public sector unions while shining a spotlight on Justice Neil Gorsuch.