Quote of the Day

“It will be step by step for sure, but we are super happy, all of us without words really to express this history.” ~ARMANDO GUTIERREZ, who operates a small inn in Havana, on the Obama administration’s restoration of normal diplomatic relations with Cuba. Quotation of the Day – NYTimes.com.

Celeb Birthdays for Dec. 19, 10`4

Country singer Little Jimmy Dickens is 94. Actress Cicely Tyson is 90. Singer Maurice White of Earth, Wind and Fire is 73. Actress Elaine Joyce is 71. Actor Tim Reid is 70. Musician John McEuen of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is 69. Country singer Janie Fricke is 67. Actor …

The Census Still Doesn’t Know How Many Same-Sex Couples There Are | FiveThirtyEight

Same-sex marriage has gained legal acceptance faster than even its most ardent backers could have believed just a few years ago. Now the Census Bureau is racing to adjust to the fast-changing landscape. Getting an accurate count of same-sex couples has never been more important. Last year’s Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense …