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  • MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2016, 3:46 P.M.

    Hundreds of Romanian couples celebrated for lasting marriages

    A district of the Romanian capital on Monday celebrated hundreds of couples who have been married for at least half a century by handing out cash awards and inviting them …


  • SATURDAY, JAN. 23, 2016, 3:47 P.M.

    Two for the Road: TransAm bike tour bridges generation gap

    The crash barely makes the first half-hour of highlights in a conversation about their bicycle tour across the USA.


  • SATURDAY, JAN. 9, 2016, 4:20 P.M.

    Two for the Road: Couple goes hut-to-hut in Italy’s Dolomites

    Outdoor adventures are often most economical and satisfying when accomplished by a couple.


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 2014, 11:51 A.M.

    In sharp turn, gay couples marry in Arizona

    PHOENIX (AP) — Gay marriage has become legal in Arizona after the state’s conservative attorney general said Friday that he wouldn’t challenge a federal court decision that cleared the way …


  • SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014, 1:40 P.M.

    Uncertainty for gay couples married in Wisconsin

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal judge’s order for Wisconsin officials to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses didn’t address the legal status of the more than 550 gay marriages conducted in …


  • SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013, 3:38 P.M.

    Court wins drew big crowds to gay pride parades

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gay rights supporters crowded parade routes in San Francisco, New York and other major U.S. cities on Sunday — but this year’s pride celebrations were especially …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 29, 2012, 7:49 A.M.

    Maine same-sex couples marry in first hours of law

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Arriving in a limo, Donna Galluzzo and Lisa Gorney had all the trappings of a traditional wedding: Rings, flowers, wedding vows, an entourage and a friend …


  • MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2012, 1:15 A.M.

    Gay couples in Wash. start taking wedding vows

    SEATTLE (AP) — Keith Bacon and Corianton Hale wore dress shirts as they recited their vows at Seattle City Hall, as the city hosted more than 100 weddings on the …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 9, 2012, 7:43 P.M.

    Same-sex couples in Wash. state start wedding vows

    SEATTLE (AP) — Scores of same-sex couples crowded Seattle City Hall for a day of wedding ceremonies on Sunday, the first day they could marry after the state’s voter-approved gay …


  • SUNDAY, DEC. 9, 2012, 1:38 A.M.

    Same-sex couples in WA start taking wedding vows

    SEATTLE (AP) — Scores of same-sex couples crowded Seattle City Hall for a day of wedding ceremonies on Sunday, the first day they could marry after the state’s voter-approved gay …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 8, 2012, 12:22 P.M.

    Same-sex weddings in Wash. to begin on Sunday

    OLYMPIA, WASH. (AP) — Two retired military women who fought for the rights of gays in the military were among the hundreds of couples who received their marriage licenses this …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 8, 2012, 9:45 A.M.

    Same-sex wedding in Wash. to begin on Sunday

    OLYMPIA, WASH. (AP) — Two retired military women who fought for the rights of gays in the military were among the hundreds of couples who received their marriage licenses this …


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2012, 11 A.M.

    Gay Washington state couples get marriage licenses

    SEATTLE (AP) — Hundreds of same-sex couples across Washington state started picking up marriage licenses Thursday as a voter-approved law legalizing gay marriage took effect. King County, the state’s largest, …


  • THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2012, 2:51 A.M.

    Gay Wash. couples get marriage licenses

    SEATTLE (AP) — Two by two, dozens of same-sex couples obtained their marriage licenses in Washington state early Thursday, just hours after hours after Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a law …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5, 2012, 9:11 P.M.

    Gregoire signs Wash. gay marriage law

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed into law a measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in Washington state, which now joins several other states that allow gay and …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5, 2012, 4:36 P.M.

    Gregoire sign Wash. gay marriage law

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed into law a measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in Washington state, which now joins several other states that allow gay and …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 5:41 A.M.

    Gay marriage before Supreme Court? Cases weighed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The running fight over gay marriage is shifting from the ballot box to the Supreme Court. Three weeks after voters backed same-sex marriage in three states and …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012, 1:36 P.M.

    Voters in Washington state approve gay marriage

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Voters in Washington state have approved gay marriage, joining Maine and Maryland as the first states to pass same-sex marriage by popular vote. Returns released since …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 1:24 A.M.

    Gay marriage, marijuana backed in historic votes

    Altering the course of U.S social policy, Maine and Maryland became the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote, while Washington state and Colorado set up a showdown …


  • MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2012, 10:48 A.M.

    Complaint: NY wedding site banned same-sex couple

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two upstate New York women turned away from a potential wedding site because they are gay have filed a discrimination complaint, setting up a possible precedent-setting …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 28, 2012, 2:36 P.M.

    Gay couples may get reprieve in deportation cases

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security is planning to issue a policy memo stating that illegal immigrants with American same-sex partners are eligible to have their deportations …


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2012, 12:09 A.M.

    Gay marriage arguments set for NY appeals court

    NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. appeals court in New York is set to take its turn Thursday at considering the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, a federal …


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