Members of the Vienna State Opera Ballet (Wiener Staatsopernballett) perform on stage during a dress rehearsal of Nureyev Gala at the State Opera in Vienna, Austria. The Ballet will premiere on June 28, 2011.
Workers in Ishinomaki, Japan, have cleared thousands of tons of debris from streets and buildings inundated by the March 11 tsunami. A long-time shopkeeper says customers are starting to return.
Airlines operating flights to Japan are balancing concerns about their ability to keep to their schedules, keep their crew safe from radiation, and avoid losing too much money.
Vice President Joe Biden proposes spending $53 billion on a national high-speed rail network, but important Republicans in the House are less than enthused.
Engineer Martin Cooper holds the Motorola DynaTAC phone, the world's first commercial handheld cellular phone, and his current mobile phone during a news conference in Oviedo, Spain, in 2009.
A Tomy employee displays micro robot pets called 'MicroPets-i,' which are shaped as dogs, cats, bears, and pandas. The mini robots are equipped with optical and touch sensors, enabling them to follow an object or move to avoid obstacles. The MicroPets-i can also communicate with one another through infrared communicators and sing in chorus.