Guyana’s rain forest: Waterfalls, cliffs, tiny golden frogs

This March 7, 2016 photo shows the 741-foot high Kaiteur Falls in Guyana's verdant rain forest. According to legend, the waterfall on the Potaro River was named after a Patamona chief named Kai, who paddled over it in self-sacrifice to protect his tribe from raiding rivals. A trip to Guyana's rain forest offers waterfalls spilling off clifftops, tiny golden frogs and a chance to relax after a visit to the country's gritty capital, Georgetown. (AP Photo/Albert Stumm)

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — From 6,000 feet above Guyana’s rain forest, the jungle canopy below spread to the horizon in every direction, like wall-to-wall green carpeting. Winding, mud-brown tributaries of the Demerara River shimmered in the sunlight.

‘Chaplin’s World’ honors cinema legend with museum

Spectators watch the movie "The Great Dictator" with actor Charlie Chaplin in the cinema during the inauguration and the opening of the museum "Chaplin's World by Grevin" at the Manoir de Ban, in Corsier-Sur- Vevey, Switzerland, Saturday, April 16, 2016. Chaplin, who died in 1977, spent his last 25 years on the 14 hectares (35 acres) estate along the "Swiss Riviera," at Lake Geneva. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)

GENEVA (AP) — As Charlie Chaplin finished out his long life on his bucolic Swiss manor, the former silent film star worried about drifting into oblivion, his connoisseurs say.

Historic site takes look at mass incarceration

In this April 12, 2016 photo, people walk near Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. The nearly two-century-old penitentiary in Philadelphia that is now a historic site is retooling its programming to take a critical look at mass incarceration in America. Eastern State Penitentiary is widely known for morphing into a hugely popular monthlong haunted house each Halloween, and for providing a look back on a bygone era of corrections. Now its about to make problems with todays prison system a major focus. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An old penitentiary-turned-historic-site that becomes a haunted house attraction each Halloween and provides a look back on a bygone era of corrections is taking a new direction with a hard look at today’s prisons and America’s high rate of incarceration.

CSI for animals: Forensic vets battle pet abuse

Before and after photos are shown Thursday April 7, 2016 of a boxer named Brewster cared for at the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA ) forensic unit, after he was dropped off last year by a good Samaritan who said he found the starving animal in a park, in New York. The ASPCA forensic veterinarians work with the New York Police Department to capture evidence and punish animal abusers. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NEW YORK (AP) — The cocker spaniel arrives at the animal hospital with a police officer, whimpering and shaking. He has a pus-filled pink socket for a left eye and is so skinny his spine and ribs show through his caramel-colored fur.

Statue celebrates park designer Frederick Olmsted

This undated photo provided by The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville, N.C., shows part of a statue depicting Frederick Law Olmsted that is scheduled to be dedicated at the arboretum on April 22, 2016. Olmsted, considered the father of landscape architecture in the U.S., designed Central Park in New York City, the grounds of the Biltmore estate in Asheville near the arboretum, and many other parks around the U.S. (The North Carolina Arboretum via AP)

If you’ve visited parks in New York, Boston or many other places around the U.S., you’ve probably experienced the landscapes of Frederick Law Olmsted. Olmsted designed hundreds of parks, gardens and other public spaces, including Manhattan’s Central Park, Boston’s “Emerald Necklace,” the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in Washington and California’s Stanford University campus. He’s considered the father of landscape architecture in America, and The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville is honoring Olmsted’s work by dedicating a statue of him on April 22.

90-year-old has no plans to leave job

Patient relations representative Elena Griffing smiles while interviewed at Sutter Health Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley, Calif., Monday, April 11, 2016. Griffing, 90, has started her 70th year working for the same San Francisco Bay Area hospital. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Talk about a loyal employee: Elena Griffing has just celebrated her 70th year working for the same San Francisco Bay Area hospital, and she has no plans to retire anytime soon.

Rare Hemingway items shown at JFK library

A museum visitor, left, walks past a photograph of Ernest Hemingway in the exhibit: "Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars" at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in Boston. Original drafts of Ernest Hemingway works along with personal items are on display for the first time at the museum. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — Ernest Hemingway penned 47 possible endings to A Farewell to Arms, eight of which are on display at a new exhibition on the famed American writer at the John F. Kennedy presidential library — along with the one that actually concluded the classic World War I novel.


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