Here is a list of the top news that happened during this week and you must know. Read on to find more details about them.
A lot of things happened during these few days, so here is a short description of the most important situations that took place during this week. Keep on reading to find about this week's must-know.
1- The U.S. will buy 500 million Pfizer vaccine doses to donate to countries in need
The Biden administration plans to purchase 500 million Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine doses to send to other countries through the World Health Organization's Covax initiative.
2- Keystone XL pipeline canceled
The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline announced it is pulling the plug on the controversial project after the Biden administration revoked its permit in January. It was intended to carry oil from Canadian tar sands to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
3- A group of bipartisan House members unveiled a $1.25 trillion infrastructure plan
After talks between President Biden and Republican senators collapsed, a group of bipartisan House members unveiled a $1.25 trillion infrastructure plan with $762 billion in new spending. The so-called Problem Solvers Caucus, which has 29 Democrats and 29 Republicans, proposed funding for highways, waterways, broadband, airports, and veterans' housing.
4- Biden allows Tik Tok and We Chat previously canceled by Trump
President Biden on Wednesday rescinded an executive order issued by his predecessor, Donald Trump, that sought to ban the popular Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat apps. Biden is replacing the Trump-era order with one demanding a broader review of apps that are controlled by foreign companies and could pose a potential security risk.
5- Biden begins Europe trip at G7 summit
President Biden arrived in Europe at the start of his first overseas trip since taking office. He told American troops in the U.K. that the future of the world would hinge on restoring America's frayed ties with its European allies.