Noel King

Freelance Journalist based in Egypt

Noel King appears in the following:

Of Sarah Palin and Palin Syrah: An Alaska Governor and a Chilean wine

Friday, October 03, 2008

Just weeks ago, Palin Syrah was a modestly popular organic Chilean wine that went for about $13 a bottle. Then came the Republican National Convention, and the announcement that a ver...

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What to expect when the credit crisis hits Main Street, part 2

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

The bailout has failed…for now. The markets are tumbling and then jumping up again. It’s harder than ever to get a mortgage, to get credit, to get a car loan. We all know where Wall S...

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What to expect when the credit crisis hits Main Street

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

A first try at a bailout has failed in the House and the markets are volatile. It's harder than ever to get a mortgage, to get credit, to get a car loan. We all know where Wall Street...

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Radio Saigon Houston keeps Vietnamese community informed during Hurricane Ike

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

When Hurricane Ike tore through the Texas Gulf coast, the region’s 160,000 Vietnamese Americans knew where to turn for information. For four days, Radio Saigon Houston struggled to st...

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Pennants still up for grabs as 2008 baseball regular season nears end

Monday, September 29, 2008

This year's baseball season is coming to a close, and the drama spans the Mets’ last game at Shea Stadium, Tampa Bay’s surprising season, and the potential Cubs-White Sox face-off.

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A formula for measuring spin in the presidential debates

Monday, September 29, 2008

Politicians are masters at spinning their words to boost their appeal. Which candidate in this year’s presidential election uses the most spin? The Takeaway talks to David Skillicorn,...

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After a weekend of negotiating in Congress, a bailout bill heads for a vote

Monday, September 29, 2008

The Takeaway talks with two reporters and an economist on the details of a $700-billion Wall Street bailout bill.

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Campaign fonts: Optima and Gotham reveal the candidates’ "character issues"

Thursday, September 25, 2008

McCain is Optima. Obama is Gotham. We know what the candidates’ slogans say about their campaigns but what do their fonts mean? From POW to GQ, there may be more to design and typefaces than you’d think.

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Interviews from Mashpee, a close-knit Massachusetts town mourning the death of two soldiers

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Guest: Sean Corcoran, WCAI, a public radio station serving the Cape Cod region


Tributes by friends and relatives of Paul Conlon and Daniel McGuire, both of Mashpee, Massachusetts, killed last week in Afghanistan and Iraq, respectively. Interviews by Sean Corcoran, Senior Reporter at WCAI, the Cape and ...

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Georgian refugees fleeing South Ossetia and Gori

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Guest: Yuri Shafarenko, communications delegate for the International Committee of the Red Cross, speaking from North Ossetia

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War’s humanitarian toll in Georgia

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Heavy fighting in the Republic of Georgia has displaced about 100,000 people. And that number could grow. After a week of heavy fighting, aid groups say they can't reach thousands of vulnerable people in South Ossetia.

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School extracurriculars axed amid economic slump

Monday, August 04, 2008

As the economy continues its downward spiral, schools across the country are cutting sports, art and music programs. In the Mount Vernon school system, two proposed budgets failed to ...

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Cuba’s creep toward capitalism: cosmetic or real reform?

Thursday, July 31, 2008

It's been two years since Raul Castro took the reins of power in Cuba from his ailing brother Fidel. In that time, Raul has instituted a number of startling economic reforms, which Wa...

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Biggest. Deficit. Ever.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

An outgoing president leaves a successor many things… Seat 1A on Air Force One… keys to the White House… the launch codes. This year, President Bush will leave something else: a recor...

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Iraq explodes into violence

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Yesterday, Iraq saw one of its bloodiest days of the year. The city of Kirkuk exploded into a cauldron of ethnic violence. Separate suicide bombings shook Baghdad. All told, at least 61 people were killed.

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China offers hush money to grieving quake parents

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Parents of students killed when schools collapsed in May's southwest Chinese earthquake say local officials have offered them payments to keep quiet about shoddily constructed schools.

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Sudan's ambassador to the United Nations talks about Darfur war crime charges

Monday, July 14, 2008

Sudan is responding to reports that the International Criminal Court will issue an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity in Darfur.

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International court seeks arrest of Sudan's President al-Bashir over war crimes

Monday, July 14, 2008

The International Criminal Court is expected to issue a warrant for the arrest of Sudan's president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir Monday on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity in...

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A long time coming: American Medical Association apologizes to black doctors

Friday, July 11, 2008

The American Medical Association has issued an apology to black doctors for a history of racial discrimination. But is it a case of too little too late? The Takeaway talks with Dr. Ge...

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The incredible shrinking job market

Friday, July 04, 2008

Payrolls shrunk for the sixth straight month in June as more than 60 thousand jobs disappeared. The unemployment rate stayed steady in June at 5.5 percent, the highest level in four y...

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