Families

In 2012, one out of five Americans age 25 and older had never been married, according to the Pew Research Center. (Photo by JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Number Of Americans Who Never Married At Record High

Researchers say more Americans than ever before have never been married and waiting longer before they do tie the knot.

09/25/2014

The makeup of the modern American family is more diverse than ever. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: No Such Thing As ‘Normal’ American Family

“Leave it to Beaver” families with two parents and the father as sole breadwinner have dropped from 65 percent in 1960 to less than a quarter of American households.

09/05/2014

Pope Francis has lamented the abandoning of the traditionally Christian practice of not working on Sundays, saying it has a negative impact on families and friendships. (Photo credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope: Working On Sundays Harmful To Families, Friendships

Pope Francis has lamented the abandoning of the traditionally Christian practice of not working on Sundays, saying it has a negative impact on families and friendships.

07/05/2014

President Barack Obama touted this week’s announcement that 7.1 million American signed up for coverage through his signature health care law, and he blasted critics for continued efforts to assault the Affordable Care Act, declaring: “The debate over repealing this law is over. The Affordable Care Act is here to stay.”   (credit: JIM LO SCALZO-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama: Women Still Face Outdated Policies At Work

President Barack Obama says the economy hasn’t caught up to the new reality that women now make up about half of the workforce.

03/22/2014

The White House is canceling its annual summer picnic on the South Lawn for Congress members and their families. (Photo by Gary Fabiano-Pool/Getty Images)

White House Cancels Annual Picnic For Congress, Families

The White House is canceling its annual summer picnic on the South Lawn for Congress members and their families.

09/11/2013

Photos of Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sits at a small memorial near the school on January 14, 2013 in Newtown, Connecticut. The town marked a month anniversay since the massacre of 26 children and adults at the school, the second-worst such shooting in U.S. history.  (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Families Bring Emotion To Gun Debate

Bringing their emotional advocacy to the national gun debate, families of those killed in the Connecticut school shooting are appearing with President Barack Obama and walking the halls of Congress to plead for stricter regulations.

04/06/2013

US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at the White House. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Maintains Standing With Cuban-Americans

The door for travel to Cuba cracked open during President Barack Obama’s first term. Cuban-Americans can now visit family on the island as often as they like. Americans can travel legally as part of an academic or religious trip.

12/09/2012

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