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Biden picks Samantha Power, former UN envoy, for US aid post

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President-elect Joe Biden has selected Samantha Power , the US ambassador to the United Nations under President Barack Obama, to run the US Agency for International Development. That’s the agency that oversees US foreign humanitarian and development aid. She won a Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for her book “A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide,” about the US foreign policy response to genocide.