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16 killed by lightning on way to wedding party in Bangladesh

Aug. 04, 2021 12:00 PM EDT

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Lightning killed at least 16 people who were traveling to a wedding party in western Bangladesh and injured several others, including the groom, an official said.. Local government official Sakib Al-Rabby said the bride was not with the group...

Millennial Money: How to handle mixed-income friendships

Aug. 04, 2021 07:40 AM EDT

Finally, as the country reopens, you’re likely seeing more of your friends. Out with the video chatting and in with the high-fiving, hugging and, well, spending. For every dinner, there’s a check to pay; for every wedding, a gift to buy; and for every concert, a...

Ex-Cardinal McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teen

Jul. 29, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was defrocked after a Vatican investigation confirmed he had sexually molested adults as well as children, has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy during a wedding reception in Massachusetts in 1974, court records show. ...

Designer who won't make same-sex wedding websites loses case

Jul. 28, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A U.S. appeals court has ruled against a web designer who didn’t want to create wedding websites for same-sex couples and sued to challenge Colorado’s anti-discrimination law, another twist in a series of court rulings nationwide about whether businesses denying services...

Small businesses lifted by return of summer tourists

Jul. 22, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

Small businesses in the U.S. that depend on tourism and vacationers say business is bouncing back, as Americans rebook postponed trips and spend freely on food, entertainment and souvenirs. U.S. states and cities have loosened many of their restrictions on crowd size and...

ANALYSIS: Edwin Edwards' legacy? It's complicated

Jul. 18, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — That Edwin Edwards' fame might have diminished a bit while he was imprisoned became clear on the day of his third wedding in July 2011 — months after his release and just days shy of his 84th birthday — to a 32-year-old woman. After a private...

Review: A fake romance evolves in Jasmine Guillory's latest

Jul. 16, 2021 06:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “While We Were Dating,” by Jasmine Guillory (Berkley) Jasmine Guillory has built a universe with her six romance novels, where each story stands by itself but a character in one book can pop up in another. They're fun Easter eggs for her loyal...

Officiating at a wedding? Prepare, share, get out of the way

Jul. 13, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — When a childhood friend, Ryan Rutledge, called me last fall, he had a request that just about took my breath away. Ryan and his then-fiancé, Natalie LaRocca, wanted me to officiate their wedding. Say what? ...

Couples flock to Las Vegas to tie the knot as pandemic wanes

Jul. 10, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After 30 years of marriage, Don and Cindy Couse made the cross-country trip from New York to renew their wedding vows at the Graceland Wedding Chapel on June 21. Friends and family back home watched and cheered through Zoom during the 2:30 p.m....

New Mexico couple counts blessings after COVID-19 battle

Jul. 10, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Deborah and Rudy Lucero got married on an especially super Super Bowl Sunday last February — he in a hospital room at Lovelace Medical Center nearly five weeks after being admitted with COVID-19, she in the hospital parking lot with about 100 of their friends and...