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New Fund Would Double U.S. Development Aid

The Bush administration prepares to make a change in the way it helps the sick and impoverished around the world. The new Millennium Challenge Account fund would double U.S. aid for development over the next three years, but critics fear some nations will be left out. NPR's Richard Harris reports.

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Award-winning journalist Richard Harris has reported on a wide range of topics in science, medicine and the environment since he joined NPR in 1986. In early 2014, his focus shifted from an emphasis on climate change and the environment to biomedical research.
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