Gay-rights activists in New Jersey said they would file a lawsuit following the defeat of the gay-marriage bill in the state Senate Thursday. But the effort to legalize gay marriage through the courts carries its own risks.
01/08/2010 07:36 pm
The 20-to-14 vote in a Democratically controlled state Senate shows the difficulty of legalizing gay marriage by legislation.
01/07/2010 06:52 pm
The debate in New Jersey is the first legislative fight over gay marriage in 2010 following a year in which both gay-rights groups and opponents saw victories. The state Senate is set to vote on the bill Thursday.
01/07/2010 01:55 pm
A gardener finds that her favorite activity is filled with generous acts of communication and sharing.
12/29/2009 03:47 pm
In Pictures Ice and snow sculptures
To read against place is to invite fantasy by exchanging worlds.
12/21/2009 11:26 am
If the debacle of August's healthcare reform town halls told Democrats anything, it was this: Don't send your legislators back to their districts without a bill to defend.
12/19/2009 05:49 pm
Democratic leaders in the Senate plan to vote on final passage of the healthcare reform bill on Christmas Eve.
12/18/2009 12:09 pm
Ben Bernanke faces a tougher path to winning a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve after a Senate committee's 16-to-7 approval vote.
12/17/2009 03:19 pm
Julia Child’s editor urges singles to get into the kitchen and enjoy making dinner for one.
12/16/2009 09:43 am