Noel King

Freelance Journalist based in Egypt

Noel King appears in the following:

The White House Reveals 2018 Budget Proposal

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The proposed budget includes massive cuts to domestic spending, which is the opposite of what President Trump promised voters on the campaign trail.

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Graduation Wisdom: The Art of Crafting a Memorable Commencement Speech

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

From presidents and poets to entrepreneurs, engineers and comedians, commencement speakers these days are often the most anticipated part of the ceremony.  

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Terror Strikes Teen-Filled Arena in Britain

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

On Monday night, an explosion tore through an arena in the U.K. where pop star Ariana Grande was performing. At least 22 people were killed, and more than 50 people were injured.

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Pleading the Fifth: Mike Flynn Is Playing a Long Game

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in refusing to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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Trump Directs Scornful Eye Toward Iran

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

As President Donald Trump continues his first trip, he appears to be further isolating Iran, blaming the country for a host of problems in the Middle East. 

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Haitians Cry Out as Immigration Protections Erased

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

An Obama-era program that granted Haitians Temporary Protected Status in the U.S. after the 2010 earthquake will come to an end in January, the Trump Administration announced Monday.

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Defendants Struggle to Find Justice in Tennessee

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A look inside Tennessee's criminal justice system reveals the difficulty some defendants face when trying to secure due process and a fair trial.

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Terror in Manchester, Pleading the Fifth, Graduation Wisdom

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

On today's show: A look at the explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in the U.K., the latest on the Trump-Russia probe; inspirational guidance for graduates. 

SCOTUS Strikes Down Racially-Gerrymandered Congressional Maps

Monday, May 22, 2017

"A state may not use race as the predominant factor in drawing district lines unless it has a compelling reason," the U.S. Supreme Court said in a new ruling issued on Monday.

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New Report Details Murders of U.S. Informants by Chinese Government

Monday, May 22, 2017

From 2010 to 2012, over a dozen C.I.A. informants were either killed or thrown in jail after being discovered by the Chinese government. How Chinese officials found out is still unknown.

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Israeli-Palestinian Peace: Can Trump Make the Ultimate Deal?

Monday, May 22, 2017

Itamar Rabinovich, former Israeli ambassador to the U.S., explains the big issues on the table during President Trump's visit to Israel, and how he's expected to be received. 

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Conflicts of Interests Cast Shadow on Trump's Trip Abroad

Monday, May 22, 2017

Donald Trump has many financial interests in Israel and Saudi Arabia — two countries he's visiting on his first trip as president overseas.

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Suits Accuse Insurance Companies of Making Millions by Profit-Gaming Medicare

Monday, May 22, 2017

A whistle-blower at UnitedHealth Group is claiming that big insurance companies have been using Medicare Advantage to profit-game the system in order to be paid more.

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Teacher Sounds the Alarm on Graduation Gap

Monday, May 22, 2017

Rob Barnett, a public school teacher in Washington, D.C., says that America is in "the midst of an epidemic of passing."

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Use of Toxic Pesticide Allowed to Continue Under Trump's EPA

Monday, May 22, 2017

The EPA had decided to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos under the Obama administration, but the agency is reversing course under President Trump. 

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Foiled White Supremacist Plot Unites Community Around Immigrants

Monday, May 22, 2017

In the weeks before the 2016 election, the FBI and local officers in Kansas foiled a terrorist plot by three members of an anti-Muslim white-supremacist group called the Crusadors.

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Trump Takes a Trip, A Foiled Terror Plot, A Teacher's Warning

Monday, May 22, 2017

On today's show: A look at the president's first international trip; white supremacy and homegrown terrorism in Kansas; one educator sounds the alarm on graduation rates. 

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Georgetown University To Offer Slave Descendants Preferential Admissions

Friday, April 28, 2017

When Georgetown University announced they were going to try to make reparations to descendants of slaves held by the university more than a century ago, it raised tough questions for the families who stand to receive the reparations. Georgetown is offering preferential admissions to descendants, but one family with two students applying, have another idea.

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Who Gains And Who's Left Out Of Georgetown's Reparations Plan

Friday, April 28, 2017

Georgetown University says it will try to atone to the descendants of slaves sold more than a century ago. One concrete step is "preferential admissions" for descendants, but it doesn't help everyone.

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Episode 767: Georgetown, Louisiana, Part Two

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

In 1838, the Maryland Jesuits sold 272 people, slaves, to pay the debts of Georgetown University. We talk with the descendants about what - if anything - they're owed.

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