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  1. Hundred of thousands gather in Washington, D.C., and across the country on Saturday to demand stricter gun control measures.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.