Democratic leaders emerged from a meeting with President Trump heralding a deal to protect DACA. The president says there was no deal. Was this a moment of bipartisanship? NPR's Ailsa Chang asks NPR political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Antonia Farzan, a reporter for the Phoenix New Times, who discovered that local Motel 6 locations were sharing their guest lists with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
The coordination of disaster response efforts by the federal government has significantly improved since Hurricane Katrina. In Florida, reviews of the federal response have been positive in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
When Hurricane Irma finished pounding the U.S. Virgin Islands with Category 5 wind and rains, houses had collapsed, boats flipped, shipping containers were on their sides, roofs were ripped off, and trees and telephone poles knocked down. So how does an island dispose of an island's worth of debris?
President Trump has said that any deal to protect DACA recipients must include more funding for border protection. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Brandon Behlendorf, who teaches at the University of Albany in the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity, about how such funding might be used.