Edition:
United States

Chicago couple eagerly awaits Illinois gay marriage vote

Photographer
JIM YOUNG

Mercedes Santos (R) hugs her partner of 21 years, Theresa Volpe, after a vote in a Committee hearing at the Illinois State Capital in Springfield, Illinois, January 3, 2013. Illinois could become the next U.S. state to legalize gay marriage. REUTERS/Jim Young

Mercedes Santos (R) hugs her partner of 21 years, Theresa Volpe, after a vote in a Committee hearing at the Illinois State Capital in Springfield, Illinois, January 3, 2013. Illinois could become the next U.S. state to legalize gay marriage. REUTERS/Jim Young
Close
1 / 2
Photographer
JIM YOUNG

Theresa Volpe (L) holds her daughter Ava (2nd L) as her partner Mercedes Santos sits with their son Jaidon after testifying at the Illinois State Capital in Springfield, Illinois, January 3, 2013. Volpe and Santos have been together for 21 years and are in a civil union and have two children. Illinois could become the next U.S. state to legalize gay marriage with a bill set to be introduced in the state Senate this week....more

Theresa Volpe (L) holds her daughter Ava (2nd L) as her partner Mercedes Santos sits with their son Jaidon after testifying at the Illinois State Capital in Springfield, Illinois, January 3, 2013. Volpe and Santos have been together for 21 years and are in a civil union and have two children. Illinois could become the next U.S. state to legalize gay marriage with a bill set to be introduced in the state Senate this week. REUTERS/Jim Young
Close
2 / 2

All Collections

In memoriam: Those we lost in 2016

10:10am EST

All Collections

Trump: Person of the year

8:20am EST

All Collections

Libyan forces clear Islamic State from Sirte

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

All Collections

Taking off with Air Force One

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

All Collections

Chanel cosmopolite in Paris

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

All Collections

Last in a remote Siberian village

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

All Collections

Winter sets in on the North Dakota Pipeline Protest

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

All Collections

Pictures of the year: Natural disasters

Monday, December 05, 2016