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Watch: 'March For Our Lives' Rally In Washington, D.C.
Hundred of thousands gather in Washington, D.C., and across the country on Saturday to demand stricter gun control measures.
Hundreds Of Thousands March For Gun Control Across The U.S.
Massive crowds descended upon Washington, D.C., and across the nation Saturday to march for gun control in the U.S., galvanized by the deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., last month.
To Save Whales, Maine's Iconic Lobster Industry May Have To Change
Scientists says to help whales, the ropes used to tend lobster traps must be changed or eliminated. Mainers who catch lobster for a living feel they're being singled out for an international problem.
Sisi Is All But Assured A Second Term In Egypt's Presidential Election
Egypt has a presidential election starting Monday, but the winner is almost certain already: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. And tight restrictions limit discussion of other options.
Trump Swaps Complete Ban For 'Qualified Ban' On Transgender Military Service
President Trump has announced new rules banning certain transgender people from serving in the military. The new policy replaces the administration's earlier ban on transgender troops.
'Cow Clicker' Developer: Facebook's Response To Complaints Is Too Late
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Ian Bogost about data collected from Facebook-connected apps. In 2010, Bogost launched Cow Clicker, a parody game that inadvertently collected a lot of user information.
Crowds Arrive For 'March For Our Lives' In D.C.
They're coming by car, by plane and by bus: Throngs of protesters arrive in Washington for Saturday's "March for Our Lives" rally to end gun violence.
What's 'Dangerous' About Trump's New National Security Adviser?
Scott Simon asks Matt Purple, managing editor of "The American Conservative," why he calls new national security adviser John Bolton one of the "most dangerous national security operatives" in D.C.
French Police Officer Who Traded Himself For A Hostage Has Died
A gunman took hostages in a supermarket in Southern France yesterday, killing at least two people. In an effort to switch places with a hostage during the standoff, a police officer died a hero.
Will Back And Forth Over Tariffs Turn Into A U.S.-China Trade War?
President Trump ordered tariffs on China to address complaints that the country forces U.S. businesses to give up industry secrets. Scott Simon talks with Washington Post correspondent David J. Lynch.
Parkland Student David Hogg On The Gun Control Movement Driven By Teens
Protesters descend on Washington for "March for Our Lives," a student-organized rally against gun violence. We talk to David Hogg, a survivor of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Is It Even Possible To Protect Your Privacy On Facebook?
You might be asking this question after revelations that personal data were used by a firm tied to the Trump campaign. A privacy advocate says "you'd be spending your day full time" dealing with it.
The Russia Investigations: D.C. Races To Secure Future Elections. Is It Enough?
This week in the Russia investigations: The House and Senate intelligence committees issued recommendations on election security, and Congress authorized new funding. Will it work?
How The Syrian Regime Keeps Winning Territory, From An Army Defector's Perspective
What's happening in eastern Ghouta shows parallels with earlier offensives, from siege to surrender, according to a soldier turned rebel leader.
PHOTOS: The Vanishing Body Art Of A Tribe Of Onetime Headhunters
The tattoos were once a sign that a man in India's Konyak clan was a headhunter. A new book tells their story.