Last week, not long after a lone gunman's rampage in California, Texas witnessed an unnerving series of demonstrations.
Groups of young men, armed with tactical long rifles slung across their backs, began showing up at restaurants like Chili's and Chipotle, Sonic and Jack in the Box, to mention a few, as part of their response to another anguished gun control conversation.
Authorities in New Brunswick, Canada, have arrested a man suspected in the shooting deaths of three Royal Canadian Mounted Police on Wednesday. Two other Mounties were wounded. A spokesman for the RCMP says 24-year-old Justin Bourque was arrested early Friday. A motive for the shooting is unknown.
There are terrorism-related trials with secret testimony and secret evidence, but an upcoming trial in Britain goes beyond all that. It's so secret that little is known about the case — except that it involves terrorism.
NPR's Ari Shapiro is reporting on the trial, which starts June 16, for our Newscast unit. Here's his report: