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This photo taken Dec. 19, 2019, shows a sign with a smiling face greets drivers as they enter the Glenwood Resource Center campus in Glenwood, Iowa. Two doctors and other former employees of an Iowa care center for people with intellectual disabilities have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, against a state agency and several officials alleging a conspiracy to silence complaints about sexual arousal research they claim exploited fragile and dependent residents. (Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register via AP)

Man sued over Iowa sexual arousal study ran Kansas facility

Feb. 13, 2020 10:34 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A child psychologist facing a federal lawsuit in Iowa stemming from sexual arousal experiments he oversaw on residents at a state care center for people with intellectual disabilities conducted similar research in Kansas while running one of its state hospitals. The Kansas agency that...

In this photo taken on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, Uros Trainovic walks inside his house decorated with picture of former Yugoslav communist president Josip Broz Tito, in the village of Blagojev Kamen, Serbia. Near-empty villages with abandoned, crumbling houses can be seen all over Serbia — a clear symptom of a shrinking population that is raising acute questions over the economic well-being of the country. The decline is happening so fast it's considered a national emergency and the United Nations has stepped in to help. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Shrinking country: Serbia struggles with population decline

Feb. 10, 2020 6:50 AM EST

BLAGOJEV KAMEN, Serbia (AP) — Uros Trainovic remembers when his small mining village in eastern Serbia was a vibrant home to 200 families, had a school of its own, a doctor and a shop. How times have changed. Now, 60-odd years later, it's a ghost village with just eight residents. The transformation of...

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Isabel Allende talks about migration, life, aging and love

Jan. 29, 2020 2:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Over the last year, Isabel Allende has been coping with loss and grief after the passing of her mother, a stepfather whom she “adored”, and an ex-husband. But not everything was bad, she says: "On the other hand, I also got married last year." At 77, the Chilean author still...