Obama will visit Flint, Michigan on Wednesday to meet with residents who've lived with contaminated water.
The U.S. National Figure Skating Championships take place in Boston this week. Winners will make the U.S. Olympic team.
Sports writer John Powers tells Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti to expect ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the reigning world champions, to make history as the first U.S. pair to take gold in the Sochi Olympics next month.
But Powers says U.S. figure skaters are falling short in pairs and men’s and women’s individual events.
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.