Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.
Kids have always suffered during war and crisis, but there's a sense the burden of instability is being increasingly borne by children.
Last month was the hottest June on Earth since records began in 1880, making the West Coast drought even harder for farmers.
Bill Frelick of Human Rights Watch says what the U.S. is seeing is dwarfed by the massive flow of refugees into other countries, such as Italy.
Roy Scranton says what he found in Baghdad "shows the evidence of the truth of what we'd actually done."