DIY Justice: Should teachers be armed?

The Takeaway

Coming up on today's show:

  • Senate Republican leaders finally released their healthcare plan last week. It includes steep cuts to Medicaid, and tax breaks for some of the wealthiest Americans. The Congressional Budget Office is expected to score the bill this week, and some Republican senators are pushing back against the bill. We check in with Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich for the latest on the fight over healthcare. 

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington on Sunday for a two day visit. On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump said his administration would be "best friends" with India. How will U.S.-India relations fare during Prime Minister Modi's first visit with the president? Tanvi Madan, the director of The India Project at the Brookings Institution, weighs in. 

  • Should teachers carry guns? One county in Colorado is training school staff members on a controversial method to prepare for an active shooter scenario.  Laura Carno, founder of the non-profit Coloradans for Civil Liberties, has the details. 

  • Photographer Kati Dimoff often finds old cameras and develops the film she finds inside them. The camera she found at a Goodwill store in Portland, Oregon revealed long-forgotten images of the Mount St. Helens eruption 30 years ago. Dimoff shares her story today on The Takeaway. 

  • Green card holders are allowed to join the U.S. military, and some veterans are not citizens. But non-citizen soldiers and veterans who get in trouble with the law  can face deportation. Dorian Merina is a reporter for station KPCC in Los Angeles and is a contributor to The American Homefront Project. He brings us the first of his two part series on veteran deportations.

  • Amanda Doroshow, a staff attorney at Her Justice who represents women and children who are held in family detention centers, explains the dire conditions detainees face in one facility, and the obstacles that women and their children face when attempting to file for asylum.

  • Virginia Grohl, mother of Foo Fighters frontman and Nirvana drummer David Grohl, never expected her son to become a musician, let alone a rock star. In a new book, "Cradle to the Stage: Stories from the Mothers who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars," she tells the stories of other mothers who raised some of music's biggest names. 

Sign up for our daily newsletter

Sign up for The Top of the World, delivered to your inbox every weekday morning.