Latest Weddings News

Westwood ready for Torrey Pines with his wife on the bag

Jun. 16, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lee Westwood added an unexpected twist to his U.S. Open preparation by getting married in Las Vegas last week. The ceremony consisted of Westwood, his fiancee/caddie Helen Storey, a minister called Wilf and a photographer who doubled as the witness. ...

COVID hits Ecuador doctors who delayed wedding to treat sick

Jun. 16, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — They were a pair of young doctors in love who put off marriage to save lives. As the pandemic raged in Ecuador last year, they posted a social media photo of themselves dressed in biohazard suits kissing and holding a sign saying: “Today was to...

Man skips niece's wedding for Vegas, wins $367K in tourney

Jun. 11, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A Mandan man skipped his niece's wedding for a Las Vegas poker tournament and came home $367,800 richer. The Bismarck Tribune reported Thursday that 63-year-old Harlan Miller's niece, Macie, was set to get married in Montana...

Mobster sentenced for assaulting 'Real Housewives' husband

Jun. 10, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A reputed mobster who assaulted the then-boyfriend and now husband of a former “Real Housewives of New Jersey” cast member in exchange for a deeply discounted lavish wedding reception has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison. ...

Wedding boom is on in the US as vendors scramble to keep up

Jun. 10, 2021 11:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Couples in the U.S. are racing to the altar in a vaccination-era wedding boom that has venues and other vendors in high demand. With restrictions on large gatherings loosening, wedding planners and others who make the magic happen said they've started...

Is your wedding budget ready for the reception resurgence?

Jun. 09, 2021 07:48 AM EDT

Wedding celebrations largely took a hiatus after the COVID-19 pandemic was declared in 2020. Among couples who had a set wedding date between March and December 2020, 47% postponed their wedding receptions, according to The Knot’s 2020 Real Weddings COVID Study. The trend continued this...

San Francisco's City Hall hosts 4 weddings in reopening

Jun. 07, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mayor London Breed married four couples inside San Francisco's City Hall Monday, to mark the reopening of the storied building after it shut down in March 2020 as part of a regional lockdown. Madelyn Peterson and Indira Carmona were the first...

Rhode Island governor signs bill banning child marriage

Jun. 07, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's governor on Monday signed into law a bill meant to ban child marriage in the state. Democratic Gov. Daniel McKee said the legislation eliminates language in state law allowing youths under the age of 18 to obtain a marriage license...

Murfreesboro man returns lost wedding ring 55 years later

Jun. 05, 2021 10:50 AM EDT

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — When newlywed Ransom Jones lost his wedding ring nearly 55 years ago in his parents’ backyard, he never dreamed he’d see that band of gold again. Over five decades later, Murfreesboro homeowner Doug Cook was able to fulfill that dream. ...

Princess Diana's wedding dress goes on display in London

Jun. 03, 2021 09:16 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The dress Princess Diana wore at her 1981 wedding to Prince Charles went on public display Thursday at the late princess's former home in London. The taffeta-ruffled white dress designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel, with its 25 foot (8 meter)...