Supreme Court rejects widow's claim in Social Security case

Children conceived in vitro from her late husband's sperm are not automatically entitled to survivors benefits, justices agree. The court also rules in an immigration case. WASHINGTON — A widow who conceived a baby from the sperm of her late husband is not automatically entitled to Social Security survivors benefits to help raise the child, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.

In Arizona immigration case, Supreme Court justices cast doubt on government's argument

It was a tough day for U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, who argued on behalf of the government against Arizona's stringent anti-illegal immigration law at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The justices seemed deeply skeptical of the government's contention that Arizona cannot require police officers to ask about immigration status during routine stops. But, even [...]