Unprecedented germ diversity found in Amazonian tribe

FILE -In this Sept. 7, 2012 file photo, Yanomami Indians dance in their village called Irotatheri in Venezuela's Amazon region. In a remote part of the Venezuelan Amazon, scientists have discovered that members of a village isolated from the modern world have the most diverse colonies of bacteria ever reported living in and on the human body. The microbiome _ the trillions of mostly beneficial bacteria that share our bodies _ plays a critical role in maintaining health. Friday's study raises tantalizing questions about the microbial diversity of our ancestors, and whether todays Western diets and lifestyles strip us of some bugs we might want back. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remote part of the Venezuelan Amazon, scientists have discovered that members of a village isolated from the modern world have the most diverse colonies of bacteria ever reported living in and on the human body.

All-white garden in NYC inspired by historic design

This undated photo shows hellebores flowering in the white garden at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden in Staten Island, N.Y. White hellebores are one of a number of flowering plants, shrubs and trees in the white-themed garden. The color scheme was inspired by a famous white garden at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent, England, a historic National Trust site. (AP Photo/Greg Lord)

NEW YORK (AP) — First come the snowdrops, peeking through the snow, then as things warm up, hellebores and crocuses, followed by geraniums, peonies, anemones, camellias and many more. But there’s one thing all the flowers in this particular garden have in common: They’re all white.

Facsimile of first Elvis recording re-released

People line up on the street to enter Jack White's Third Man Records on Record Store Day Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis’ first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of “My Happiness” and “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin” at his Third Man Records in Nashville.

Robin Williams: Posthumous star of ‘3 Still Standing’

FILE - Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., in this June 15, 2007 file photo. Williams and comedian Will Durst are highlighted in "3 Still Standing," a new documentary featured later in April 2015 at Torontos Hot Docs, North Americas largest documentary festival. The film marks one of Williams final appearances on screen. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on “Mork and Mindy,” he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the ’80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation.

New England’s snowy winter pushes back gardening season

Daffodils are on sale at Mahoney's Garden Center in Winchester, Mass., Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The barrage of snow and cold in New England this winter has pushed back the gardening season and left behind damaged bushes, trees and greenhouses and gardeners eager to get outside and in the dirt. The growing season is about two weeks behind schedule, following a winter without a usual thaw. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The historic barrage of snow and cold that struck New England this winter has pushed back the gardening season and left behind damaged bushes, trees and greenhouses — and gardeners clamoring to get their hands in the dirt.

Cold War relic: Clark County bomb shelter

Behind the steel door and concrete block wall lies a civil defense cave just north of Dubois, Idaho. The lava tube which measures 700 feet long by 50 feet wide was converted into a shelter starting in 1962. The inside is much as it was back in the 60s with rations and supplies still in place. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

The fear the Cold War morphing into a worldwide nuclear confrontation may be gone, but a relic of that bygone era lives on in Clark County.

Fashion to share spotlight with music at Coachella

FILE - In this April 20, 2014 file photo, festival goers attend the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. The festival, held in the Southern California desert on two consecutive weekends beginning Friday, April 10, 2015, is a style destination as much as a musical one - this year more than ever. Besides the ever-growing array of off-site parties and sponsored suites, there are now runway shows and a pop-up fashion store on festival grounds. (Photo by Zach Cordner/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Festival fashion” is a thing, and Coachella is the place.

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