Noel King

Freelance Journalist based in Egypt

Noel King appears in the following:

News Brief: Reopening Consequences, Charges Related To Epstein Case

Friday, July 03, 2020

Texas requires masks in counties with more than 20 COVID-19 cases. California orders 19 counties to shut down. And, a British socialite is charged in connection with the Jeffrey Epstein abuse case.

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'Each Day It's More And More': Houston Hospital Makes Room For COVID-19 Surge Cases

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Roberta Schwartz, chief innovation officer at Houston Methodist Hospital, describes how the hospital is dealing with the current influx of COVID-19 cases.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Testing, Russian Bounties, China Enacts Security Law

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

NPR analyzes COVID-19 testing with Harvard researchers. Did the president know Russia was offering to pay Afghan militants to kill U.S. troops? And, China enacts law asserting control over Hong Kong.

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News Brief: COVID-19 Curve, Russian Bounties, 'White Power' Tweet

Monday, June 29, 2020

Coronavirus curve trends upward as cases surge. Reports indicate Russia paid Taliban-linked militias to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan. And, critics say Trump fuels racism for political purposes.

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HBO's 'I'll Be Gone In The Dark' Brings The Golden State Killer To The Small Screen

Friday, June 26, 2020

Comedian Patton Oswalt helped finish his late wife Michelle McNamara's true-crime book about the Golden State Killer, I'll Be Gone in the Dark. Now, it's being adapted into a six-part series for HBO.

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A Previously Unreleased Thelonious Monk Concert Is Coming Next Month

Friday, June 19, 2020

In 1968, a teenager convinced Thelonious Monk to play a concert at his high school to ease racial tensions in his community. More than 50 years later, it's been rediscovered and remastered.

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News Brief: Bolton Book, Atlanta Officer Charged, Fla. COVID-19 Cases Surge

Thursday, June 18, 2020

A preview of former national security adviser John Bolton's memoir. The former police officer who shot Rayshard Brooks is charged with felony murder. And as Florida reopens, COVID-19 cases rise.

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'From Here to Equality' Author Makes A Case, And A Plan, For Reparations

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

In a new book, economist William Darity Jr. argues that monetary payments are owed directly to the descendants of enslaved people, to help reverse more than two centuries of disenfranchisement.

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'I See These Conversations As Protective': Talking With Kids About Race

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

What does it mean to be anti-racist, and how should adults talk to kids about race and racism? Children's author Renée Watson and anti-racism scholar Ibram X. Kendi suggest starting with books.

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News Brief: Policing Order, U.S. Troops In Germany, Hanging Deaths Probed

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

President Trump is set to sign an executive order on policing. The U.S. plans to cut the number of troops to Germany. And, probes deepen into the deaths of two black men found hanging from trees.

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Spike Lee: Black People Have 'Been Fighting For This Country From Day One'

Monday, June 15, 2020

Lee's film, Da 5 Bloods, follows four black veterans who go back to present day Vietnam to bring home the remains of their beloved former squad leader who was killed in combat.

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News Brief: Trump Disparities Plan, Police Overhaul, COVID-19 Vaccine

Friday, June 12, 2020

President Trump outlines plan to address disparities in black communities. Examining efforts to overhaul policing. And, Operation Warp Speed aims to get a vaccine on the market far sooner than normal.

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Rashad Turner Had Wanted To Be A Cop. He Founded A Black Lives Matter Chapter Instead

Friday, June 05, 2020

The St. Paul, Minn., native trained to be a police officer — because he wanted to help. To him, the cops were the good guys. But what once felt like a calling to wear a badge ended long ago.

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For One Immigrant Community, George Floyd's Death Isn't Just About Black And White

Thursday, June 04, 2020

George Floyd's death isn't just a story about a black man and the white cop charged with his murder. Among Asian Americans, the involvement of Hmong officer Tou Thao is stirring a racial debate.

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How A Mother Protects Her Black Teenage Son From The World

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Minnesota state Rep. Ruth Richardson doesn't want her teenage son, Shawn, a track athlete, to go running outside. "You can't do the same things that your white friends do," she remembers telling him.

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News Brief: Trump Threatens Military Action To Stop Protests

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Protesters cleared to make way for President Trump's church visit, and he threatened to send troops to states to end protests. And, store owner wishes clerk wouldn't have called 911 on George Floyd.

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News Brief: Protests Over George Floyd's Death Show No Signs Of Letting Up

Monday, June 01, 2020

Protests in response to George Floyd's killing, while he was in police custody in Minnesota, have erupted across the country. We report on protests in Minneapolis, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles.

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Plane Carrying Around 100 People Crashes In Karachi

Friday, May 22, 2020

A plane carrying around 100 people has crashed in the Pakistani port city of Karachi. It was only a few days ago, on May 15, that domestic flights were allowed to resume in the country.

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News Brief: China's Hong Kong Law, Coronavirus College Tests, Guantanamo Delays

Friday, May 22, 2020

China considers controversial Hong Kong security laws. Colleges prepare to reopen in the fall. And, COVID-19 delays trials at Guantanamo Bay.

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Man Drives 500 Miles To Celebrate Daughter's Birthday

Friday, May 22, 2020

Julio Cesar Segura always buys his daughter a chicken sandwich for her birthday. He didn't let COVID-19 stop him this year. He drove 500 miles to her new home to eat a socially distant lunch with her.

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