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Donors Pledge 2.4 Billion in Aid for Syrians

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says international donors have pledged more than $2.4 billion to help those affected by the fighting in Syria.Mr. Ban made the announcement Wednesday after a donors' conference in Kuwait, part of a U.N. effort to raise a record $6.5 billion this year. Mr. Ban has said the fighting in Syria has set the nation back "years, even decades."Kuwait opened the conference with a $500 million pledge, while U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...

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