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Bidens' Oldest Grandkid to Enjoy Rare White House Perk

Naomi Biden, 28, and Peter Neal, 24, will have WH wedding reception on Nov. 19

(Newser) - Details are scarce, but a Biden is about to celebrate their wedding in the White House. That would be Naomi Biden, Joe and Jill Biden's oldest grandchild, who'll have her nuptials hosted by the president and first lady on Nov. 19, a spokesperson for Jill Biden tells CNN...

Julian Assange Gets Married in Prison
Julian Assange Is
Now a Married Man

Julian Assange Is Now a Married Man

WikiLeaks founder weds Stella Moris at high-security Belmarsh Prison in London

(Newser) - Ladies, Julian Assange is now officially off the market. On Wednesday, the WikiLeaks founder married lawyer Stella Moris at his home of three years—London's high-security Belmarsh Prison—in a small ceremony that included the happy couple of seven years, their two young children, Assange's father and brother,...

They Were Set to Wed in June. Then, 2 Cancer Diagnoses
First She Got the Doctor's
Call. Then Her Fiance Did
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

First She Got the Doctor's Call. Then Her Fiance Did

Mariah Nelesen, Clay Slenk move up wedding date after cancer diagnoses within 8 days of each other

(Newser) - Mariah Nelesen and Clay Slenk's wedding on June 10 was supposed to be a grand affair, with every detail meticulously planned out. Now they've moved the date up to April 9, and they're planning on a reception meal of "burgers and brats on the grill,"...

You Can Now Get Paid to Get Married in Italy

New initiative will refund couples $2,250 for Lazio-based wedding services in 2022

(Newser) - The coronavirus pandemic has put a real damper on the wedding and tourism industries. But Italy is fighting back with a new $11 million initiative that aims to boost both industries while possibly funding your wedding. Any couple—Italian or foreign—who opt to marry or begin a civil union...

Wedding Florist's Alleged Shtick: Not Showing Up

Ohio AG says Desiree Gilliam Pace scammed 48 clients out of $50K

(Newser) - A purported florist allegedly accepted tens of thousands of dollars from couples ahead of their weddings, but never showed up with the ordered flowers. That's according to Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, who's suing the now-shuttered Flowers by Des in Xenia, Greene County, for violations of the Consumers...

Next Year Will See Most Weddings in Nearly 40 Years

Long-postponed celebrations are booking up vendors and venues

(Newser) - The hot wedding trend for 2022? Actually getting married. Restrictions on gatherings during the pandemic lockdowns meant planned big weddings had to be postponed. News of other people’s weddings sparking outbreaks gave brides and grooms pause. Typically, there are more than 2 million weddings a year in the US,...

In DC, Couples Decry 'Extreme' Ban
In DC, Couples
Decry 'Extreme' Ban

In DC, Couples Decry 'Extreme' Ban

Wedding dances aren't permitted due to COVID, per an order by Mayor Muriel Bowser

(Newser) - What's a wedding without dancing? In Washington, DC, an unfortunate necessity in the age of COVID, per an order by Mayor Muriel Bowser, and it's an order that's now facing backlash. Last week, Bowser loosened restrictions over holding weddings in the nation's capital, allowing 25% of...

It's a Busy Day for Vegas Nuptials. (Hint: Check the Date)

4-3-21 is a popular wedding day

(Newser) - Soon-to-be newlyweds lined up out the door of the marriage license office in Las Vegas on Friday, ahead of a unique date to tie the knot: 4/3/21. Nearly 700 couples obtained licenses for the Saturday date, said Jeff Klein, a spokesman for the Clark County Marriage Bureau, as the city...

Stay in Your Zone, New York Tells Dancers

Wedding receptions can resume next month in the state

(Newser) - New York's new coronavirus-era dance rules aren't exactly Footloose strict, but don't plan on cutting loose and kicking off the Sunday shoes with just anybody. The state says that when wedding receptions resume next month, guests will be allowed to hit the dance floor only with members...

Beatrice Ties the Knot, Claims a Royal First

Princess marries Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi is first blood royal to become a stepmom

(Newser) - It likely wasn't the wedding Princess Beatrice had planned, but she's now a married woman. The BBC reports the 31-year-old daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson tied the knot with Italian property developer Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, 37, on Friday in a small private ceremony at the Royal...

Virus Puts New Twist on the 'Micro-Wedding'

Couples are opting for few guests (or none) in social distancing event known as a 'minimony'

(Newser) - Couples trying to salvage weddings put on hold by the coronavirus are feeding a fresh trend in the bridal industry: the "minimony." Rather than wait, they're getting hitched alone or with a few local loved ones looking on at a safe social distance as other guests join...

NY Governor: Now There's 'No Excuse' Not to Get Married

Cuomo gives OK for couples to get marriage license remotely, have ceremony via video

(Newser) - New York state has nearly 243,000 coronavirus cases , with almost 14,000 deaths as of Monday—but Gov. Andrew Cuomo doesn't want these troubling times to stop anyone from tying the knot. Cuomo on Saturday announced an executive order for this "disaster emergency" that allows marriage licenses...

The Virus Nixed Their Wedding Plans. Then a Pal Stepped Up

Friend married NYC couple on sidewalk from his 4th-floor apartment window

(Newser) - There hasn't been much uplifting news during the coronavirus outbreak, but there was at least one bright spot amid the pandemic last week in New York City. NBC News reports on the plight of 28-year-old Reilly Jennings and Amanda Wheeler, 38, who'd planned on getting married in October...

You Won't See Gay Ads on Hallmark Anymore

The network bows to pressure from conservative group

(Newser) - Under pressure from a conservative advocacy group, The Hallmark Channel has pulled ads for a wedding-planning website that featured same-sex couples, including two brides kissing, the AP reports. The family-friendly network, which is in the midst of its heavily watched holiday programming, removed the ads because the controversy was a...

Texas Has a Problematic Wedding Crasher on It Hands

Police say woman has stolen gifts at least 6 times in Texas county

(Newser) - A woman has been crashing weddings in Texas and she's been taking a lot more than free drinks, police say. The Comal County Sheriff's Office says that the woman has been sneaking into weddings in and around the county by posing as a guest and then stealing gifts...

Post-BMAs, a Surprise Celeb Wedding in Vegas

Joe Jonas, Sophie Turner marry Wednesday after Billboard Music Awards

(Newser) - Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, and now … Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner. These are all couples who wed in Las Vegas' Little White Wedding Chapel, with that last couple joining the list on Wednesday night. People reports the 29-year-old singer and the 23-year-old Game ...

'We Do Things in Twos:' Twin Sisters Marrying Twin Brothers

Krissie and Kassie Bevier and Zack and Nick Lewan had first date, got engaged together

(Newser) - Two sets of 24-year-old identical twins had their first date together, became engaged at the same time, and are now preparing to tie the knot in Michigan this weekend. Identical twins Krissie and Kassie Bevier will marry Zack and Nick Lewan in Grass Lake on Aug. 3 and 4, the...

Laura Prepon Gets Married
Laura Prepon
Gets Married


Laura Prepon Gets Married

'OITNB' actress, Ben Foster finally tie the knot

(Newser) - Orange Is the New Black actress Laura Prepon is the new wife of Ben Foster, reports People . Prepon posted a photo of the newlyweds on Sunday to Instagram , with the caption "Just Married! Thank you for all the love and support. Wishing all of us the good stuff!"...

For Your Wedding, Get Showered With ... Pizza

Domino's makes it possible

(Newser) - Why ask your wedding guests for a toaster when you could request a large pepperoni pizza with extra cheese? Thanks to Domino's Pizza, engaged couples can now do just that. The company has just introduced the Domino's Wedding Registry which allows couples to register for gift cards ranging...

Weddings, Funerals Banned in North Korea

At least until the next ruling party congress is over

(Newser) - Heading to North Korea for a wedding this week? Better put that on hold—the nation's leader, Kim Jong-un, has banned all weddings, funerals, and movement in and out of Pyongyang ahead of a rare ruling party congress, the Independent reports. What's more, anyone arrested before the 7th...

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