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AP Photos: Kashmiri women struggle during Indian lockdown

Nov. 6, 2019 7:26 PM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A mother unable to get updates from the hospital about her premature newborn. A bride who couldn't have the wedding of her dreams. The photojournalist who risks double harassment by security forces due to her profession and her gender. Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi's...

Thief takes cash, marriage license from wedding reception

Nov. 6, 2019 2:00 PM EST

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A thief got away with a bag containing cards and thousands of dollars in checks, cash and gift cards as a couple partied during their Florida wedding reception. The Tampa Bay Times reports it wasn't until the next morning that Chris and Emma Cox realized they'd been robbed of the...

Order to 'stick to sports' has Deadspin site in open revolt

Oct. 30, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven staff members at the popular website Deadspin quit on Wednesday as part of a dispute with management over its focus, a spokesman said. The resignations come after stories were posted on Deadspin in open defiance of management's edict that its staff members stick to sports coverage and...

Bishop shot at church wedding still in critical condition

Oct. 30, 2019 1:02 PM EDT

The family of a bishop who was shot in the chest while presiding at a church wedding in New Hampshire says he's still recovering from multiple gunshot wounds and remains in critical condition. Seventy-five-year-old Stanley Choate was hurt in the Oct. 12 shooting at the New England Pentecostal Ministries in...

Judge: Virginia cannot ask marriage applicants about race

Oct. 28, 2019 2:30 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Virginia to stop asking marriage applicants to identify themselves by race. The order issued Monday by U.S. District Judge Rossie Alston in Alexandria comes in response to a lawsuit filed by three couples challenging the requirement. Their lawyer, Victor...

Scope of judge's ruling on marriage licenses questioned

Oct. 25, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A judge recently struck down a Virginia law requiring marriage applicants to disclose their race, but the two sides in the legal dispute disagree over what the judge's ruling means. Earlier this month, federal judge Rossie D. Alston Jr. in Alexandria ruled that a Virginia law...

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...

Utah siblings honor family tradition playing mariachi music

Oct. 19, 2019 1:02 PM EDT

SPRINGVILLE, Utah (AP) — Two Utah siblings have continued their family's tradition of playing mariachi music by performing the energetic, Mexican music at events throughout the state. Sam Castillo and Karlysue Castillo Pereyra formed a mariachi group in 2016 after moving to Provo to attend Brigham Young...

Boston Public Library holds wedding giveaway

Oct. 19, 2019 9:02 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Public Library, one of the city's most historic institutions, is giving four lucky couples the chance to exchange marriage vows for free inside its venerable halls. The library's wedding giveaway announced this week is a celebration of the McKim Building's 125th anniversary. The...

AG wins restitution for couples stiffed by wedding venue

Oct. 17, 2019 4:57 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Attorney General's Office says the owner of a now-closed wedding venue must pay over $27,000 in restitution to nine couples who had their weddings canceled or didn't receive promised services. The attorney general's office sued last year to hold Gabriella Farm owner...