Latest Marriage News

Indian gay couples begin legal battle for same-sex marriage

Feb. 03, 2023 00:21 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Utkarsh Saxena and Ananya Kotia’s love story began just like any other college romance. Except no one else knew about the gay couple’s relationship. It was 2008. Homosexuality was yet to gain a degree of acceptance in deeply conservative India, with many gay...

Column: Brady's finale didn't go as planned, but not too bad

Feb. 01, 2023 18:00 PM EST

In a perfect world — and so much of Tom Brady's career was as close to perfection as a football player can get — the first retirement would've stuck. He certainly did nothing to enhance his legacy by returning for another season. And, of course, we’ll never know if that...

Pope clarifies homosexuality and sin comments in note

Jan. 28, 2023 04:18 AM EST

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has clarified his recent comments about homosexuality and sin, saying he was merely referring to official Catholic moral teaching that teaches that any sexual act outside of marriage is a sin. And in a note Friday, Francis recalled that even that...

Third Trader Joe's store votes to unionize

Jan. 27, 2023 15:27 PM EST

A Trader Joe’s store in Louisville, Kentucky, has become the grocery chain's third to vote to unionize. Workers at the store voted 48-36 in favor of the union Thursday evening, according to the National Labor Relations Board, which conducted the election. Workers...

Review: Even J.Lo can't save this 'Shotgun Wedding'

Jan. 25, 2023 19:20 PM EST

Spoiler alert: J.Lo looks fantastic in a wedding dress. You surely knew that, given not only the plethora of wedding-themed movies Jennifer Lopez has made over the years, from “The Wedding Planner” to “Monster-in-Law” to the recent “Marry Me,” but also her own offscreen...

Millennial Money: Rekindle fizzling financial resolutions

Jan. 24, 2023 08:48 AM EST

Save more, spend less and pay off debt are popular New Year’s resolutions — and perhaps the ones most likely to fall by the wayside a few weeks into the year when reality sets in and expenses derail plans. But an early-in-the-year setback, like paying your health insurance deductible or the...

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin marries longtime love on 93rd birthday

Jan. 21, 2023 12:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin announced on Facebook that he has married his “longtime love” in a small ceremony in Los Angeles. Aldrin, who made history along with Neil Armstrong as the first humans to set foot on the surface of the moon, said the wedding...

Sierra Leone president signs women's rights bill into law

Jan. 20, 2023 10:56 AM EST

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A landmark bill mandating that women make up 30% of Sierra Leone's workforce and government positions went into effect on Friday along with paid maternity leave benefits extended to 14 weeks. The legislation signed by President Julius Maada Bio applies...

Church of England apologizes for treatment of LGBTQ people

Jan. 20, 2023 08:15 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Church of England formally apologized Friday for its treatment of LGBTQ people, even as it said that same-sex couples still won't be allowed to marry in its churches. The apology from the church's bishops came in a report following five years of debate on the...

Church of England refuses to back same-sex marriage

Jan. 18, 2023 08:59 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Church of England said Wednesday it will allow blessings for same-sex, civil marriages for the first time but same-sex couples still will not be allowed to marry in its churches. The decision followed five years of debate and consultation on the church's position...