The received wisdom is that marriages lead to a long and healthy life. More research is needed into the nature of “ambivalent marriages” to determine if that’s always the case.
A county clerk’s office in rural Kentucky issued a marriage license to a gay couple on Friday morning after defying a federal judge’s orders for months.
A study by two sociologists supposedly proved that Republicans have happier marriages — but a much larger study showed that the country’s reddest counties have the highest divorce rates.
Experts say being present in the moment — or having a “mindful” marriage — can translate to happier couples. The whole notion of demonstrating compassion in that moment can make the difference in an entire day.
Death Panels await those who don’t throw out their food on time! The “suffragents” are losing the war against women! Rejoice — for the Apocalypse is nigh! Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing.
In order to save money, the U.S. Census Bureau is proposing the elimination of 30 questions that demographers say are invaluable.
By Julie Westfall, Los Angeles Times It happened: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married in France on Saturday, a spokesman told the Associated Press. The apparently secret, much-anticipated nuptials occurred at their Provence home Chateau Miraval and were attended by an unspecified number of friends and family, including the pair’s six children. The couple […]
By Adolfo Flores and Paloma Esquivel, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES—The young woman and her husband lived what looked like a normal life in Bell Gardens, working long hours, celebrating birthdays, even taking trips to Disneyland and Universal Studios with their young daughter, neighbors say. But authorities say the man who went by the name of […]
Republicans have decided to seize on the 50th anniversary of the War On Poverty to lie about the success of the effort — which has dramatically reduced the share of Americans in poverty — and make the argument that conservative proposals would improve the fate of the poor, despite decades of evidence to the contrary. Instead […]