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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.

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.

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.

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.

Youth Radio reporter Gabe Glassman is a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and a survivor of the shooting there. Gabe and his mother Lisa Glassman spoke with NPR's Ailsa Chang in advance of the 'March For Our Lives' rally.

As high school students prepare to come to Washington, D.C. for the "March For Our Lives," several former student civil rights marchers discuss their experiences and view of today's student movement.

The Trump administration aims to turn up the heat on the Taliban and force those fighters into peace talks proposed by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Positive assessments by U.S. commanders there during a visit by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis are a stark contrast to darker appraisals from the U.S. intelligence community and a top Afghanistan scholar.

John Bolton is the latest Fox news commentator to join the Trump administration. He's built up a reputation as a hawk, rather than a consensus builder on some of the most pressing issues facing the U.S., Iran and North Korea.

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Scott Kennedy, a specialist on China's economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies about China's stake in American intellectual property.

China is threatening to place a tariff on U.S. pork in retaliation to the White House's move to tax steel, aluminum and various technology.

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