Although northeastern Japan, where an earthquake and tsunami hit Friday, has fewer industrial centers than the west, damage to its electrical system and business centers could have wider effects on the country's economy. Here, a man walks in Sendai Monday.
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A Libyan rebel prays next to a pick-up truck loaded with a machinegun in Ajdabiya, a key town which the rebels have vowed to defend at all costs from forces loyal to Libyan leader Moamer Gadhafi.
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A movie selected from Netflix begins to download on a home computer screen. Other companies, including Amazon, are trying to woo more customers for online video services.
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Technicians at the Three Mile Island plant enter the outer airlock door leading into the containment building housing the disabled nuclear reactor at the Three Mile Island nuclear plan in February 1982. The accident at the Harrisburg, Pa., plant began on March 28, 1979.