Noel King

Freelance Journalist based in Egypt

Noel King appears in the following:

How California Plans To Fight Gender Pay Gaps

Friday, January 05, 2018

California has a new law intended to fight gender pay disparity by restricting companies from asking certain questions about salary history, and requiring them to reveal more about what they pay.

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News Brief: Afghan Blast, Moore Files Suit In Ala. Senate Election

Thursday, December 28, 2017

A suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul killed dozens. Republican Roy Moore went to court to try to stop Alabama from certifying Democrat Doug Jones as the winner of the vacant Senate seat.

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Morning News Brief

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

President Trump has invited GOP congressional leaders to Camp David to discuss priorities for the new year. In Liberia, voters went to the polls to decide on their next president.

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Morning News Brief: Political Headlines, Afghan Suicide Attack

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

The new year is less than a week away, and it's good time to look back over the past political headlines from 2017. And, a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Afghan Intelligence Agency in Kabul.

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Morning Edition Looks Back On Some Of The Best Albums Of 2017

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

From Lee Ann Womack to Ron Miles, a look back at some of the most well-regarded albums of 2017.

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Morning News Brief

Monday, December 25, 2017

Christmas is celebrated in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Pope Francis to deliver Christmas message and President Trump celebrates Christmas in Florida but Washington politics are on his mind.

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The Story Behind 'The Christmas Song'

Monday, December 25, 2017

Mel Tormé famously co-wrote one of the most well-known carols of all time in 1945. His son, James, tells the story of how the song came to be.

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Your Workplace Rage, And Mine

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Reconsidering what we put up with. 

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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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