Date: April 2012

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  • Tim Rains / U.S. National Park Service

    150 Years Ago Today, the U.S. Bought Alaska From Russia for $7.2 Million

    On March 30, 1867, the United States gave the government of Russia a check for $7.2 million and took possession of a vast new land that became the Alaska Territory.

  • Josselin Cornou

    Winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

    The Sony World Photography Awards has announced the winners of its Open categories and National categories for 2017.

  • Alexander Utkin / AFP / Getty

    Anti-Corruption Protests Across Russia

    On March 26, 2017, thousands of Russians rallied across the country to protest government corruption, in one of the largest opposition demonstrations in years.

  • Eliot Blondet / Corbis via Getty

    Photos of the Week: 3/18–3/24

    The "Sydney Skinny" in Australia, a terror attack in London, Newroz in Iraq, President Trump behind the wheel, and much more.