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President Biden told Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta that the U.S. would donate 17 million COVID vaccine doses to the African Union. The U.S. is also working to boost production on the continent. Doug Mills/Via Getty Images hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

The world needs more COVID vaccines, so the U.S. is helping finance overseas plants

The Biden administration has been criticized for hoarding COVID vaccines when millions of people around the world are unvaccinated. Now they're looking at how to help finance plants overseas.

Zac Wyrick, 28, is training to become a firefighter in Dayton after a long delay. The city didn't think it would have enough money for a new training class, and pressed for funding in the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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Dayton is spending some of its COVID aid in unexpected ways. It's not alone

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Turn Back Lusine
V Sufjan Stevens & Timo Andres

Colin Powell, a former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs, has died at age 84. Above, Powell speaks at eBay headquarters in California in 2010. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Colin Powell, a former secretary of state, dies at 84

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Every High (Piano Solo) Kyson
Bite Your Soul (feat. Shiloh) Hye Sung

President Biden told Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta that the U.S. would donate 17 million COVID vaccine doses to the African Union. The U.S. is also working to boost production on the continent. Doug Mills/Via Getty Images hide caption

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The world needs more COVID vaccines, so the U.S. is helping finance overseas plants

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Rose Garden Kupla
I'm Ready Loupo
Spooky Couch Albert Hammond, Jr.
Bela Lugosi's Dead Bauhaus
Hajnal Venetian Snares
Labrador (Encore) Montag
Albatros Heimermann, Fred Heimermann et. al.
The Louvre Lorde
Gyöngyhajú lány Omega
Learning Jinsang
Sunnnn Goth Babe
Time Is the Enemy Quantic & Jon Kennedy

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PinkPantheress reimagines garage music for a new generation

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Passion Pinkpantheress
Light Me Up RL Grime

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