Ultraorthodox Jewish men harvest wheat ahead of the Jewish Shavuot holiday in a field outside the Israeli community of Mevo Horon on Monday. Shavuot commemorates Moses receiving the Ten Commandments and is also a harvest holiday. It begins next Tuesday at sundown.
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.
GDP grew by 3.2 percent in the first quarter, indicating improvement in the US economy. Consumer spending rose by 3.6 percent.
Sculptures at St. Isaak's Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia, are silhouetted by the rising full moon late Wednesday.
In some cases, stadium debt outlasts the teams that play in them - and sometimes even the stadium itself.
Easter eggs are displayed at an Easter market in the Austrian city of Innsbruck on April 19.
Other U.S. presidents have bonded with foreign leaders, but Obama so far has no such ties. Does that matter?
Five-year-old Lenny Popova, of Arlington, Va. inspects the teeth of a Tyrannosaurus rex at the National Zoo, in October 2000. The Tyrannosaurus, meaning 'tyrant lizard' lived in Western North America during the last part of the Cretaceous Period, about 68 to 65 million years ago.
After seven years in Iraq and nine in Afghanistan, residents of York, Pa., talk about how the wars have become like a screen saver: always there but rarely acknowledged.