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Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.
Attorneys who persuaded a judge to overturn Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage are asking a higher court to reject an indefinite stay while the case is appealed by the state attorney general.
February 18, 2014 (WPVI) -- Gay marriage advocates plan to visit Philadelphia’s City Hall on Tuesday to seek marriage licenses or have their out-of-state marriages recognized.
A poll of the 100 members of the Indiana House shows 38 plan to vote for a proposed constitutional amendment against same-sex marriage and 38 plan to vote against it, a newspaper report said Sunday.
Almost overnight, Virginia has emerged as a critical state in the nationwide fight to grant gay men and women the right to wed.
Four same-sex couples are asking a federal judge for a preliminary injunction that would force Tennessee to recognize their marriages.
Two Hawaii House committees conducting a joint hearing as they consider legalizing gay marriage are tightening rules on testimony after some people used a registration list to speak for others.
Two Hawaii House committees are moving forward a bill to legalize gay marriage to the full chamber.
Gov. Chris Christie, the popular, outspoken Republican governor of a heavily Democratic state, is making a delicate bid to cast himself as a leader of a more inclusive Republican Party as he seeks re-election and ponders a White House run.
Efforts to legalize same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania and New Jersey help illustrate similar situations happening across the country in the months since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down parts of a federal law that restricted the rights of gay couples.