Noel King

Freelance Journalist based in Egypt

Noel King appears in the following:

Jenifer Lewis Of 'Black-ish' Reflects On Her Role As Black Hollywood's Mother

Sunday, November 05, 2017

Actress Jenifer Lewis' new memoir The Mother of Black Hollywood explores her decades-long career and her role as the mom character to black actors in TV and film.

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Why A Chinese Company Invested Billions Of Dollars In The U.S.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

A mysterious Chinese company has invested billions of dollars in the U.S. during a two-year span. Planet Money reporters dig into the background of the HNA group, and what they find illustrates vast fault lines in China's economy.

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National Flood Insurance Program Will Pay Out Billions For A Few Properties

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The National Flood Insurance Program backs most flood insurance policies, but has many problems. Around one percent of insured homes have been responsible for around a quarter of the claims paid out.

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How The Standard & Poor's 500 Index Took The Side Of Shareholders

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The S&P 500, an exclusive index of the world's largest companies, has moved to make entry even more strict. The S&P was responding to a trend in which large companies seek to limit shareholder rights.

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Episode 787: Google Is Big. Is That Bad?

Friday, August 04, 2017

Google just got hit with a multibillion-dollar antitrust fine. Here's what it tells us about competition, market power, and the biggest corporations on the planet.

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HAIM Has 'Something To Tell You' About Sisterhood And Songwriting

Sunday, July 30, 2017

After four years, the pop-rock trio released its sophomore album. The sisters say it was inspired by tricky relationships, time on the road and close family ties.

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The Path Forward In Health Care Remains Uncertain For Both Parties

Saturday, July 29, 2017

The failure of the GOP's health care bill in the senate means the Affordable Care Act is still law. NPR's Noel King speaks with Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News about where things might go now.

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What To Expect When The Biggest Oil Company In The World Goes Public

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Saudi Aramco, the largest oil company in the world, is owned by the Saudi government. And it's set to go public in the coming year.

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Oneida Highlights How Unconventional Lifestyles Can Lead To Success

Friday, June 16, 2017

Oneida was an iconic American brand, known for elegant but affordable flatware. But the Oneida company had its roots in an unusual Christian community that combined free love and capitalism.

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Episode 777: Free Love, Free Market

Friday, June 09, 2017

How a free-love commune embraced the free market and became a blockbuster brand.

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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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