In this week's DJ Sessions, we spoke with KCRW's Raul Campos about "southern fried soul" from Texas and a dance duo from Los Angeles.
Aid agencies in several countries bordering Syria say the prolonged civil war there is putting huge strain on their efforts and on Syria’s relations with it neighbors.
Figures released Wednesday by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights put the number of registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon at more than 100,000, with 30,000 more waiting to register.
Many of them are struggling to find basic supplies of food, water and medical care.
At the start of the year, BBC correspondent Wyre Davies went to see newly arrived Syrian refugees in northern Lebanon. Most are still there, and as he reports, tensions with local residents are mounting.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.