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Alicia Terrizzi and Loreen Bloodgood are shown at Stonehenge with their two sons.
Courtesy of Alicia Terrizzi
Jim Melwert
June 26, 2019 - 6:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In 2015 — 46 years after the Stonewall uprising — same-sex marriage became the law of the land with a 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. But two years before that, the Montgomery County register of wills played a key role in getting same-sex marriages...
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Pope Francis blesses the coffin as he celebrates the funeral service of Cardinal Leon Kalenga Badikebele, the Apostolic nuncio in Argentina, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, June 15, 2019.
AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
June 17, 2019 - 10:56 am
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican formally opened debate Monday on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass. The call for study on the proposal...
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Tony Romeo
June 06, 2019 - 11:26 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania House has sent the Senate legislation that would end child marriages in Pennsylvania. The sponsor of the bill, Republican Rep. Jesse Topper, said remarkably, Pennsylvania is one of 27 states that does not set a minimum age for marriage. It is...
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Colin Jost and Scarlett Johansson
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May 20, 2019 - 7:47 am
(Associated Press) — Wedding bells are in the future for actress Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost of "Saturday Night Live." Johansson's publicist Marcel Pariseau tells The Associated Press Sunday that the private couple is officially engaged after two years of dating. Pariseau says no date has...
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Same-sex marriage supporters hug outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 17, 2019, after Taiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia.
Chiang Ying-ying/AP Photo
May 17, 2019 - 7:18 am
By Ralph Jennings, Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as by church organizations...
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Dreamstime
March 13, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What is most important as far as contributing to long-term success in a relationship? Some would suggest that luck plays the biggest role. Of course,...
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Paris Hilton, fashion detail, speaks onstage at the screening of 'The American Meme' during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios on April 27, 2018 in New York City.
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February 22, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Paris Hilton is keeping a $2 million engagement ring. Is she allowed to? Hilton confirmed last month that she has broken up with her fiance Chris Zylka, but she's keeping the 20-carat, $2 million engagement ring — which is...
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Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger
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January 14, 2019 - 7:13 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A whirlwind romance is leading to an engagement for actor Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger. Pratt posted a photo of his 29-year-old partner sporting an engagement ring on Instagram Monday. He wrote, "Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes!" Sweet Katherine, so happy you...
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Women in Saudi Arabia divorced by their husbands will now be sent a text message to inform them of their new status.
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January 06, 2019 - 3:35 pm
By CNN's Nada Altaher and Hilary Clarke (CNN) -- Women in Saudi Arabia divorced by their husbands will now be sent a text message to inform them of their new status. The move is designed to stop the practice of men ending marriages without telling their wives. The Saudi courts started to send such...
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