China

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. and China have announced they will formally sign the Paris climate agreement as U.S. President Barack Obama met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and United Nations (U.N.) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Hangzhou on Saturday on the eve of the Group of 20 (G20) summit. "Just as I believe the Paris agreement will ultimately prove to be a...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Record global heat in the first half of 2016 has caught climate scientists off-...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The world's six wealthiest nations are "turning their backs" on refugees,...

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Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 massacre of thousands of pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The iconic image of "Tank Man" - whose identity and fate remain unknown - lives on, as do sustained efforts by Chinese officials to erase the memory of the uprising, defiant remembrances of and protests against its violent repression, and the unyielding desire for human rights and vindication by survivors who insist, "The night is long."