BBC News correspondent Jane O'Brien is married to an FBI agent, and describes one of the downsides: background investigations.
Every five years my husband is re-investigated by the FBI. At worst, it's intrusive, requiring extensive information about our finances, and at best it's inconvenient, trying to find the address of an immediate relative whom nobody has seen for years.
I wonder who the Bureau uses to do the periodic BIs of Our Heroes? Especially since following up on some of their backgrounds will lead the investigators straight into the middle of the Anomaly ...