By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sam Lane, Layla Quran, Simeon Lancaster
A federal judge in Maryland has banned immigration officials from arresting, detaining and deporting immigrants who are seeking legal status based on their marriages to U.S. citizens.
By Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press
Can an ex-wife file for a Social Security benefit based on a former husband’s earnings record, even if he stated that she has no rights to his retirement benefits? "Such benefits have no impact on his own Social Security entitlements,"…
By Philip Moeller
The Vatican suggested officials study the ordination of men "even if they have stable families, for the region's most remote areas."…
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
“An American Marriage” explores the bonds of love in extreme circumstances, against a larger background of race and mass incarceration. Author Tayari Jones joins Jeffrey Brown to talk about her new novel, set in Atlanta and written in letter form,…
By PBS NewsHour
By Elizabeth Flock
Yes, you should get that giant teddy bear for your Valentine.
“The Heart is a Shifting Sea” is a story of modern love told through the eyes of three Indian couples in Mumbai. The NewsHour’s Elizabeth Flock spent years following how these men and women navigate marriage and relationships at a…
In Mumbai, people say the monsoons make everyone fall in love. But this year the rains are late and the June nights are hot. So are tempers.
What does it take to walk alongside another human being over time? Writer Dani Shapiro set out to explore the beauty and the troubles of enduring love. Shining a light on her and her husband’s life course together, Shapiro offers…
By Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline
Most Americans think of child marriage as a vestige of a bygone era. And yet in every state, people under 18 are allowed to marry.
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