Latest Weddings News

Brazil's Lula gets married at 76 with a political touch

May. 18, 2022 22:09 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the front-runner heading into Brazil's presidential election in October, was married Wednesday in a ceremony that had a political touch. The 76-year-old leftist politician, who was president in 2003-2010 and leads...

Green options transforming a wedding industry prone to waste

May. 18, 2022 09:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The wedding industry remains fraught with waste, but a growing contingent of brides and grooms is pushing for more sustainable changes, from the way they invite guests to the food they serve and the clothes they wear. The wedding resource The Knot estimates that...

How guests can honor their budgets in peak wedding season

May. 13, 2022 08:58 AM EDT

It’s a banner year for weddings, with industry experts at the Wedding Report predicting that more than 2.5 million couples will tie the knot — a 40-year high. But you might find your finances aren’t quite ready to take on the costs associated with being a wedding guest. Half...

Chile's Boric attempts relaunch as honeymoon ends abruptly

May. 09, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — President Gabriel Boric of Chile is attempting to relaunch an administration that has plunged in popularity less than two months since he made headlines around the world for becoming the country’s youngest president and a possible symbol for a resurgent left wing in South...

Grosjean enrages Rahal with aggressive late-race contact

May. 02, 2022 02:40 AM EDT

LEEDS, Ala. (AP) — The honeymoon is over for Romain Grosjean, and if Barber Motorsports Park had hosted a boxing match, then Graham Rahal would have at least bloodied IndyCar's darling. Grosjean has romanced his way through IndyCar since last year, when “The Phoenix” chose to...

Deputies: Florida bride, caterer served marijuana-laced food

Apr. 22, 2022 07:48 AM EDT

LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A 42-year-old Florida bride and her 31-year-old caterer are accused of serving food laced with marijuana to unsuspecting guests at a wedding reception. The women were arrested Monday following an investigation by the Seminole County Sheriff's Office, according...

VP Harris to officiate New Mexico governor's May wedding

Apr. 19, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is getting married, and Vice President Kamala Harris has been picked to officiate. The first-term Democratic governor made the announcement through her personal spokesman Tuesday, saying a small ceremony will be held May...

Couple ‘marries’ wedding with 1889-built Victorian house

Apr. 10, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — For one couple in Danville, fairy tales do come true after all. Chris and Zenaida Herbon, who met while Zenaida was performing as a fairy during a Renaissance Fair, exchanged wedding vows during a ceremony at an 1889-built Queen Anne Victorian home on Chestnut...

EXPLAINER: Anti-LGBTQ marriage bill sparks criticism

Apr. 10, 2022 07:50 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amid several bills introduced in Tennessee that have attracted national attention this year, none has sparked as much alarm among both Republicans and Democrats as a proposal that would create a new marriage contract specifically designed to exclude same-sex couples. ...

Wedding dress made from parachute goes to New Mexico museum

Apr. 09, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — When Hazel Ewing made her daughter a wedding dress in the 1940s, she likely wasn’t thinking it would one day end up on display in a museum. New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum recently had a special dress donated to their collections — a white...