Latest Weddings News

Jennifer Lawrence marries art dealer Cooke Maroney

Oct. 20, 2019 12:39 PM EDT

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence got married over the weekend in Rhode Island during a ceremony and reception studded with Hollywood stars. The "Hunger Games" star tied the knot with New York art dealer Cooke Maroney on Saturday at a Newport, Rhode Island, mansion. Lawrence's publicist...

Challenge to Virginia marriage license application continues

Oct. 11, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to dismiss a legal challenge by a group objecting to a requirement that race be listed on Virginia marriage license applications. A lawsuit filed last month against the state registrar and two Virginia court clerks challenges the state requirement to list...

Minnesota Rep. Omar files for divorce from husband

Oct. 7, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar has filed for divorce from her husband, citing an "irretrievable breakdown" of her marriage. The freshman Democrat filed for divorce from Ahmed Hirsi on Friday in Minnesota's Hennepin County District Court. Omar and Hirsi have been legally married since 2018 but have...

Economy, tariffs cloud retail outlook as 4Q approaches

Sep. 25, 2019 10:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The weakening economy has made Kim Hawkins' bridal customers hesitant about splurging, even for their big day. "They're getting some of the more simple centerpieces, like glass vases or candles rather than the more extravagant centerpieces," says Hawkins, owner of Events Wholesale, a...

Afghan officials: 40 civilians killed in anti-Taliban raid

Sep. 23, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Anti-Taliban raids by Afghan forces backed by U.S. airstrikes killed at least 40 civilians attending a wedding party in the southern Helmand province, Afghan officials said. The civilian deaths in Sunday night's raids on Taliban hideouts further rattled Afghanistan amid an upsurge...

The Latest: Anti-Taliban raid kills at least 40 civilians

Sep. 23, 2019 2:59 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on a deadly raid and airstrike in southern Afghanistan (all times local): 4:55 p.m. An Afghan official says that at least 40 civilians have been killed during an Afghan special forces raid and airstrikes conducted against of Taliban in southern Helmand province. Abdul...

Afghan official says anti-Taliban raid kills at least 40 civilians at wedding in southern Helmand province.

Sep. 23, 2019 8:12 AM EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official says anti-Taliban raid kills at least 40 civilians at wedding in southern Helmand province.

Bride, groom show up at hospital to visit injured grandma

Sep. 18, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (AP) — When her grandmother broke her hip the day before her destination wedding, the bride and groom showed up at the hospital to surprise her. Kasey Samuels says Rita Scanlon "was pretty much in tears" when Samuels and her groom Tyler showed up at Sacred Heart Hospital in Florida's...

Arizona artists win suit over same-sex wedding invitations

Sep. 16, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The free speech rights of two Christian artists who make wedding invitations were violated by an anti-discrimination ordinance in Phoenix that makes it illegal to refuse service to same-sex couples for religious reasons, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday. The 4-3 decision reversed...

Italy-EU honeymoon has just started, but needs to last

Sep. 6, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italy's new coalition government has been hailed as good news for Europe, as a more Brussels-friendly lineup replaces the populist coalition in which right-wing leader Matteo Salvini and his euro-skeptic League held considerable sway. But unless European countries lend a strong hand to Rome on...