WASHINGTON - The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favour of upholding California's ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.
Attorney Charles Cooper says his view of same-sex marriage is evolving after having argued in court that gay unions could undermine marriages between a man and a woman.
MONACO, Monaco - Roger Federer is prepared to skip tournaments — including possibly the French Open — to be with his wife when she gives birth again.
Federer, who has twin daughters with wife Mirka, announced on Dec. 24 they are expecting their third child, although they have not said when.
The 32-year-old Federer still does not know the exact date.
CINCINNATI - A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states says he's inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal, meaning most gay couples living in the state would see no immediate tangible expansion of their rights.
Many countries at this week's U.N. population conference are objecting to the idea of enshrining the right of women to make their own sexual decisions, fearing it would tacitly condone same-sex relationships, the U.N. population chief said.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A Los Angeles man and the woman he had proposed to in Paris at Christmas were among the 10 dead in the crash of a bus that was taking high school students to his alma mater in Northern California, his grandmother said Friday.
Michael Myvett, 29, and fiancee Mattison Haywood were serving as chaperones on the bus that was travelling from Southern California to Humboldt State University when it was hit by a FedEx tractor-trailer and exploded into flames.