Relationships

FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, a British flag waves atop of Houses of Parliament as an aircraft approaches the airport in London. After nearly five decades of economic and social integration, from the start of 2021 Britain will embark on a more-distant relationship with the European Union, and freedom of movement seems set to dramatically change for people wanting to cross the English Channel. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, FILE)
December 29, 2020 - 2:30 am
LONDON (AP) — So far, the large majority of British and EU citizens have not felt the realities of Brexit. Though the U.K. left the European Union on Jan. 31, it follows the bloc’s rules until the end of this year as part of a transition period to the new economic relationship. That's all set to...
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Travelers wear face masks while passing through the south security checkpoint in the main terminal of Denver International Airport Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
December 23, 2020 - 1:50 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Some are elderly and figure they don’t have many Christmases left. Others are trying to keep long-distance romance alive. Some just yearn for the human connection that’s been absent for the past nine months. Millions of Americans are traveling ahead of Christmas and New Year’s,...
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December 17, 2020 - 6:15 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government is preparing to deport more than a dozen children and their parents held at a Texas immigration detention center, including a 4-year-old girl with a broken arm requiring surgery, according to lawyers for the families. Medical records show that doctors at the...
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This image released by The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum shows a collection of emoji which have been added to the museum's digital collection to celebrate inclusion. (Emojination/Cooper Hewitt via AP)
December 17, 2020 - 7:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has acquired two emoji that have helped broaden diversity for users of the tiny pictures, becoming the third museum to add emoji to their digital collections. The New York museum acquired the “person with headscarf” and “inter-skintone...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 6 2013 file photo participants walk down Andrassy Street under a giant rainbow flag during the 18th Budapest Gay Pride March in Budapest, Hungary. Human rights and LGBT groups have condemned an amendment to Hungary’s constitution approved on Tuesday that effectively bans adoption for same-sex couples and enshrines a strict Christian conservative ideology into the legal conception of the family. (AP Photo/MTI, Imre Foldi, file)
December 16, 2020 - 11:10 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Human rights groups on Wednesday condemned a new Hungarian law that effectively bans adoption for same-sex couples and applies a strict Christian conservative viewpoint to the legal definition of a family. The amendment, passed by Hungary’s right-wing ruling coalition in...
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A man on a bicycle pauses on the sidewalk along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan near what has been described as "the world's largest Hanukkah menorah," Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, in New York, on the first night of Hanukkah, the annual eight-day Jewish festival of lights. Due to coronavirus restrictions, a limited and socially-distanced crowd was allowed to attend. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 10, 2020 - 6:57 pm
Jewish Americans from a variety of branches of the faith are celebrating Hanukkah with smaller-than-usual gatherings this year, in hopes of keeping the year-end holiday safe but still joyful as coronavirus cases spike across the country. Many Jewish Americans are already accustomed to more intimate...
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Corritta Lewis, center, and her wife Mea pose with their son Caleb, 2, in Oceanside, Calif., on Dec. 4, 2020. For some planning to stay home for Christmas, giving up the hassle and family drama of holiday travel isn't such a bad deal in the end. Corritta Lewis, who has a huge extended family in Ohio, says she is looking forward to staying home with her family and avoiding the overall mania that the holiday brings. (Corritta Lewis via AP)
December 10, 2020 - 9:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Corritta Lewis has a huge extended family. Her mom is one of 12 siblings. Usually, Christmas means that she, her wife and their 2-year-old son dig out their cold-weather gear for the schlep from home in sunny Southern California to Ohio and days of holiday chaos. Not this year. “We'...
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A student's graffiti is written on a sidewalk in front of New York's City Hall during a protest by parents and students opposing the closing of schools, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that the nation's largest school system will move to remote learning only as the city tries to tamp down a growing number of coronavirus cases. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 07, 2020 - 8:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It's back to school again for some New York City schoolchildren, weeks after the schools were closed to in-person learning because of rising COVID-19 cases. The nation's largest public school system, which shut down in-person learning last month, on Monday brought back preschool...
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Doug Henning, right, who was adopted as a baby, poses with his biological father after meeting face to face for the first time on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at Logan International Airport in Boston. Henning, of Eliot, Maine, wore a costume like the one actor Will Ferrell's character wore in the movie "Elf" and he broke into the same awkward song from the movie while meeting his father. (Rebecca Taylor Henning via AP)
December 04, 2020 - 6:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Just like a real-life movie, the story of Buddy the Elf meeting his biological father has come to life, just in time for the holidays. Doug Henning wore a costume like the one actor Will Ferrell’s character wore in “Elf” while meeting his father face to face for the first time last...
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Children shelter from the sun in Ankilimarovahatsy, Madagascar, a village in the far south of the island where most children are acutely malnourished, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. As a consequence of three straight years of drought, along with historic neglect by the government of the remote region as well as the COVID-19 pandemic,1.5 million people are in need of emergency food assistance, according to the U.N. World Food Program. (AP Photo/Laetitia Began)
December 04, 2020 - 5:25 am
ANKILIMAROVAHATSY, Madagascar (AP) — “It’s the hunger that killed him,” the grieving mother said. In this village in Madagascar’s extreme south, the 31-year-old Lasinatry lost her 3-year-old boy in June as hunger swept the region, more severe than in recent years. “We, the parents, have nothing to...
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