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The News Roundup

President Trump and Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are close to a deal that would continue DACA and in the Senate, many Democrats sign on to Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" plan. Internationally, more than 12,000 troops from Russia and Belarus are engaged in war games that have prompted Kiev to ramp up border security, rebuilding has begun in the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma and we'll have an update on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. Discussing the week's top domestic news stories are Karen Tumulty, national political reporter for The Washington Post, Caitriona Perry, Washington correspondent and bureau chief for RTE, Melissa Ross, host and producer of WJCT's First Coast Connect and Jessica Gardetto of the National Interagency Fire Center. Discussing international news is Christian Caryl, editor of DemocracyPost at The Washington Post, Jennifer Williams, deputy foreign editor for Vox and Uri Friedman, staff writer for The Atlantic.

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