Obama Pledges $155 Million in Humanitarian Aid to Syrians

President Obama authorizes additional aid for food, medical care and clothing for Syrians and refugees, bringing the U.S. total to $365 million.

President Barack Obama on Tuesday said the United States would boost humanitarian aid to Syria and urged other nations to do more to help the United Nations, which is struggling to assist some 4 million people in the war-torn country and more than 700,000 who have fled it.