Obama will visit Flint, Michigan on Wednesday to meet with residents who've lived with contaminated water.
Jordanians have been coping with refugees from the Syrian crisis for months.
This week’s escalated threats of military intervention in Syria have many Jordanians bracing for an even greater influx of those fleeing the conflict.
Here & Now speaks with the BBC’s Carine Torbey, who is reporting from Jordan, about the latest impressions from people there.
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.