Noel King

Freelance Journalist based in Egypt

Noel King appears in the following:

News Brief: New Mask Guidance, Middle East Violence, Afghans See U.S. Visas

Friday, May 14, 2021

The CDC says fully vaccinated people don't need to wear masks. Casualties increase in the conflict between Hamas and Israel. Thousands of Afghans who worked for the U.S. fear Taliban retaliation.

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News Brief: Gas Hoarding, Israeli-Palestinian Violence, Vulnerable Migrants

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Amid panic buying, hacked pipeline is restarted. Israeli airstrikes into Gaza continue as Hamas shows no sign of backing down. Some migrants are being granted humanitarian exceptions.

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Latest Violence Quickly Escalates Between Israelis, Palestinians

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Palestinians say Israeli war planes have bombed Gaza — killing dozens of Palestinians, including militants and civilians. Israeli officials say rockets from Gaza have killed six people in Israel.

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NRA Bankruptcy Case Dismissed By Judge, Heightens Risk For Group's Dissolution

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

A federal bankruptcy judge dismissed the National Rifle Association's attempt to declare bankruptcy. The NRA tried to use bankruptcy laws to evade New York officials attempting to dissolve the group.

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News Brief: Israeli-Palestinian Violence, Vote On Liz Cheney, Inflation Data

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Violence between Israelis and Palestinians stoke fears of war. House Republicans will vote on whether to remove Liz Cheney from her leadership post. Economists monitor data for signs of inflation.

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For Mother's Day, Roll Up A French-Style Omelet As A Way To Say 'I Love You'

Friday, May 07, 2021

Jack Bishop of America's Test Kitchen describes the French omelet as "a nice way of saying 'Mom, Happy Mother's Day. I love you." It's an elegant alternative to its folded diner-style counterpart.

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News Brief: Vaccine Patent Waiver, Eviction Moratorium, Scottish Election

Thursday, May 06, 2021

Biden supports waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines. Judge strikes down federal eviction moratorium. Scottish voters cast ballots in an election that could lead to independence.

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Where Noel and Anna's Hot Girl Summer Went Wrong

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

I talk with my friend and colleague Noel King about getting comfortable with uncomfortable conversations in my personal life, and why she thinks my brain is a "little bit different."

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Local 'Trusted Messengers' Key To Boosting COVID Vaccinations, Surgeon General Says

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says that while confidence in COVID-19 vaccines has risen, there's more work to do in convincing people, especially in rural communities, to get the shots.

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News Brief: Decision Day On Facebook's Trump Ban, Aid For India, Democracy Poll

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Oversight board will announce if Trump will be allowed back on Facebook. Indian Americans raise money to help with India's COVID-19 crisis. Plus, the results of the latest Democracy Perception Index.

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News Brief: Rural Vaccination Rate, Fla. Suspends COVID Rules, Justice Breyer

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

White House official tells NPR there's an effort to get rural Americans vaccinated. Florida cancels COVID-19 related rules. Progressives want liberal Supreme Court Justice Breyer to retire.

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Rescuers Search For Survivors Of Mexico City Subway Collapse

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

An elevated subway train derailed in Mexico City after a concrete overpass it was crossing collapsed Monday night. There are dozens of casualties.

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News Brief: Migrant Families Reunite, COVID-19 Cases, Opioid Immunity

Monday, May 03, 2021

Separated migrant families begin to reunite in the U.S. The fight against COVID-19 in the U.S. starts to pay off. States mount a legal fight to block Sackler family's bid for opioid immunity.

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A Look At Tyler Perry's Complicated Legacy

Friday, April 30, 2021

Tyler Perry's acceptance of a special Oscar for humanitarian work reveals his complicated legacy as a filmmaker, who is credited for uplifting Black people while stereotyping and profiting from them.

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Biden Will Unveil Plan Intended To Make U.S. Economy More Fair

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The president is set to address a joint session of Congress Wednesday night, a speech that takes stock of what he's done in his first 100 days in office, and a look ahead to what he hopes to do next.

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News Brief: Biden To Address Congress, N.C. Shooting, Michigan's COVID Surge

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The president will address a joint session of Congress. N.C. court considers whether to release bodycam footage from police killing. Michigan hospitals open triage tents to handle influx of patients.

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News Brief: N.C. Shooting, DOJ Investigates Louisville Police, Mask Policy

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Only 20 seconds of police bodycam footage released in N.C. shooting. Justice Department launches a probe into Louisville's police department. The CDC is expected to update its mask-wearing policy.

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Amazon's New Anthology Series 'Them' Explores Terror In America

Monday, April 26, 2021

The Amazon series Them mixes the trauma of racism with the supernatural terrors of horror. Some critics say the series is part of a larger Hollywood trend that exploits the pain of a Black family.

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News Brief: India's Coronavirus Spike, Census Data, N.C. Shooting Probe

Monday, April 26, 2021

COVID-19 surge overwhelms India's health system. The first census results affecting elections will be released. North Carolina sheriff wants bodycam footage of Andrew Brown Jr.'s killing released.

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Activist: Convictions In George Floyd's Death Could Represent 'A Huge Paradigm Shift'

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

"It would have been unimaginable just even a month ago that something like that was possible," activist and civil rights lawyer Nekima Levy Armstrong says following Derek Chauvin's murder conviction.

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