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Mothers now top earners in 4 in 10 US households

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record number of American women are now the sole or primary breadwinners in their families, a sign of the rising influence of working mothers, a new study finds. Mothers now keep […]

05/28/2013

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RI on way to be 10th state to allow gay marriage

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island senators put the state on the path Wednesday to becoming the 10th state to allow same-sex couples to marry. The gay marriage legislation easily passed the Rhode Island House in January, and the Senate vote was seen as the true test.

04/24/2013

Many young women live with men first, marry later

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly half of young women say the first time they lived with a guy, they weren’t married. That’s the finding of a government survey released Thursday.

04/03/2013

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Transgender man plans to keep seeking divorce

(AP) — A transgender Arizona man whose divorce request was rejected after his marriage was declared invalid plans to keep trying to get his 9-year union dissolved, saying he wants the 3 kids to whom he gave birth to know their parents’ marriage was legitimate.

04/02/2013

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Court inaction could return gay marriage to Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s forthcoming ruling in a gay rights case from California is likely to bring same-sex marriages back to the state.

03/28/2013

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Gay marriage at high court: How a case can fizzle

WASHINGTON (AP) — A discussion by Supreme Court justices about walking away from a case challenging California’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage offers a rare glimpse at the court’s opaque internal workings.

03/28/2013

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Listen to recording of Supreme Court DOMA hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both inside and outside the Supreme Court today, both sides of the gay marriage debate have been heard. Click here to listen to a recording of the hearing and to download the transcript.

03/26/2013

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Justices hear arguments on Calif. Gay marriage ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer seeking an end to California’s ban on same-sex marriage is comparing it to bans on interracial marriages, a prohibition the Supreme Court declared illegal decades ago.

03/26/2013

Poll: Calif. support of gay marriage at 61 percent

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A record 61 percent of Californians now approve of allowing same-sex couples to marry, according to a poll released Thursday.

02/28/2013

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Big push to support gay marriage at high court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent Republicans, retired military leaders and U.S. businesses are among the factions ready to ask the Supreme Court to support marriage equality in two cases up for argument next month.

02/26/2013

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