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  • File photo of a patron at a restaurant in New York City. Photo by Benjamin Norman/Bloomberg via Getty Images
    September 11, 2014   BY Nora Daly 

    Whether it’s through dating service ads on your Facebook page and in your inbox, or through the matchmaking attempts of a well-meaning friend, it’s easy for unmarried people to feel singled out. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, they shouldn’t. Continue reading

  • February 14, 2013  

    Seventy years ago, Lyndon B. Johnson took to snail mail to court Claudia Alta "Lady Bird" Taylor. The letters have now been released by the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. For more on the love letters, Judy Woodruff talks with historian Michael Beschloss, and Catherine Robb, granddaughter of LBJ and Lady Bird. Continue reading

  • September 20, 2012  

    A Coptic text by early Christians on a fragment of ancient papyrus has been revealed, which makes reference to Jesus having a wife. Jeffrey Brown talks to Smithsonian Magazine’s Ariel Sabar for more on whether this is a biographical statement on Jesus or a commentary on some early Christians’ beliefs on Jesus’ marital status. Continue reading

  • December 30, 2011  

    Fewer Americans are tying the knot nowadays, according to a new Pew Research report that showed 51 percent of the adult population is married, compared to 1960 when 72 percent of the country was. Ray Suarez discusses the changing demographics of marriage in the United States with Stephanie Coontz of Evergreen State College. Continue reading

  • March 23, 2011  

    Film and fashion icon Elizabeth Taylor died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at a Los Angeles hospital at the age of 79. Jeffrey Brown talks to Los Angeles Times movie critic Kenneth Turan about the legendary film star’s life and career. Continue reading