Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Using a swab, Maximilian Schilling from the ASB takes a sample for a suspected case of the new coronavirus at the test center in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Ludwigslust on March 19, 2020. (Photo: Jens Büttner/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images)
"Testing is central because that leads to early detection, it minimizes further spread, and it quickly treats those found with the virus."
Jon Queally, staff writer
U.S. President Donald Trump is flanked by Vice President Mike Pence while speaking during a news briefing on the latest development of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House March 18, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump announced on Twitter that the U.S. and Canada will close their border to non-essential traffic to try and stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
"This pattern of conflating race with a specific disease is a constant thread...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Tom Cotton is still using this as a way to build support for a war against...


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."