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This April 8, 2020, photo shows cookies, a cake and rolls of toilet paper delivered to the writer from her ex-husband in Hopkinton, N.H. This writer has found a surprising source of support over the last few months: Her ex-husband. (AP Photo/Holly Ramer)

VIRUS DIARY: Finding a surprising source of support in an ex

May. 26, 2020 9:25 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Embarrassing to admit but oddly comforting: My ex-husband’s husband and I share a slight crush on our state epidemiologist. Frankly, I never thought I’d have an ex-husband, let alone one who has a new husband. And I certainly never imagined he’d become a main...

This photo provided by Tara Reade, shows Tara Reade out with friends in Washington, in 1992 or 1993, during the time she worked for then- Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del. (Tara Reade via AP)

Biden accuser's life marred by abuse and financial hardship

May. 22, 2020 1:14 PM EDT

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — One thing is clear in the complicated, sometimes contradictory and often chaotic story of Tara Reade: Her life has not been easy. Her earliest childhood memory was of being abused by her father, she told her former husband, a man she would later leave after saying he abused...

The European Commission's Head of Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom Michel Barnier gestures as he speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels Friday April 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

'Disappointing' week of divorce talks between EU and Britain

Apr. 24, 2020 1:02 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Key players and the economies on both sides of the Brexit divide have been hammered by the corona crisis. Yet, even this common enemy is not enough to bring the European Union and Britain closer together in talks about their post-Brexit relationship. After another week of deeply...

This Dec. 6, 2016 photo, Missouri Gov.-elect Eric Greitens and his wife Sheena speak to the media in St. Louis.  The former Missouri Govorner and his wife Sheena are divorcing, the couple announced on social media Saturday, April 11 2020, nearly two years after Greitens resigned amid accusations that he took a compromising photo of a woman without her consent during a 2015 extramarital affair. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and wife to get divorced

Apr. 11, 2020 11:40 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and his wife, Sheena Greitens, are divorcing, the couple announced on social media Saturday, nearly two years after Greitens resigned amid accusations that he took a compromising photo of a woman without her consent during a 2015 extramarital affair....

This March 30, 2020, photo provided by Carolina McAuley shows herself at her home in Wycoff, N.J. As the country hunkered down to fend off the coronavirus, Carolina McAuley expected her middle school-age kids would continue to shuffle between her house and her ex-husband's, until she got sick. The coronavirus is wreaking havoc on divorced families' custody arrangements as parents get sick or exposed to the illness. In other cases, it is driving already feuding exes to battle over how seriously the other is heeding stay-at-home orders. (Carolina McAuley via AP)

Split families make pacts, duel over custody amid virus

Apr. 7, 2020 11:00 AM EDT

As the country hunkered down to fend off the coronavirus, Carolina McAuley expected her middle school-age kids would continue to shuffle between her house and her ex-husband's — until she got sick. Suddenly, her long-standing custody arrangement unraveled as she came down with a fever and chills and lost...