- Virginia Supreme Court recognizes gay couples in divorce law Updated: May-04-16 4:08 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled that a person doesn't need to pay alimony to a former spouse if the payee is in a new relationship with a member of the same sex.
- DA: NYC jail captain convicted of shooting wife in face Updated: May-03-16 2:23 pm
MINEOLA, New York - Prosecutors on Long Island say a New York City jail captain has been convicted of shooting his wife in the face after she told him she wanted a divorce.
- Cal Ripken Jr. divorce ends 29-year marriage Updated: Apr-28-16 1:38 pm
TOWSON, Maryland - Hall of Fame infielder Cal Ripken Jr. and Kelly Ripken are divorced after being married nearly 30 years, and aren't saying why.
- Miss. not adding domestic violence as grounds for divorce Updated: Apr-20-16 8:00 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi will not add domestic violence as a reason for divorce.
- Florida editorial roundup Updated: Apr-20-16 1:49 pm
Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:
- Bentley releases income tax returns Updated: Apr-18-16 5:28 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Monday released his 2015 income tax returns, the first since losing a significant portion of his assets in his divorce from former first lady Dianne Bentley.
- California legislator faces restraining order amid divorce Updated: Apr-15-16 6:38 pm
LOS ANGELES - A California assemblyman has been ordered to keep a safe distance from his estranged wife amid allegations that he physically abused her during their brief marriage.
- Amid emotional outcry Gov. Rick Scott vetoes alimony bill Updated: Apr-15-16 4:41 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Wading once again into an emotionally charged debate, Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Friday vetoed a bill that would have ended permanent alimony payments and would have urged judges to enforce equal time-sharing with children of divorcing parents.
- Pope emphasizes flexibility over rules for modern families Updated: Apr-08-16 1:43 pm
VATICAN CITY - In a sweeping document on family life that opened a door to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, Pope Francis insisted Friday that church doctrine cannot be the final word in answering tricky moral questions and that Catholics must be guided by their own informed consciences.