Noel King appears in the following:
Friday, September 25, 2020
NPR's Noel King checks in with John J. Lennon, an inmate at Sing Sing Correctional Facility, about the impact COVID-19 has had on prison life six months into the pandemic.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Two Louisville police are shot after charges in Breonna Taylor case spark protests. Which group is driving COVID-19 infections? And, hospitals failing to report COVID-19 data face a federal crackdown.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
President Trump plans to announce his Supreme Court pick on Saturday. The pandemic continues to hurt minority households. And, the U.S. officially exits the Paris climate accords on Nov. 4.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Laila Lalami's new book is Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America. She says conditional citizens — of which she's one — are people sometimes embraced by America, other times rejected.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Where things stand with the vacancy on the Supreme Court. When a coronavirus vaccine becomes available, who should get it first? And, world leaders will address the U.N. General Assembly virtually.
Monday, September 21, 2020
With six weeks before the election, President Trump and GOP senators seem determined to confirm a Supreme Court Justice before voters cast ballots. And the U.S. COVID-19 death toll nears 200,000.
Monday, September 14, 2020
The narrator's name in the novel is also Ayad Akhtar, and the book reads like memoir. Akhtar says he had to "pilfer" from his own life to write a novel that had the "addictive thrill" of reality TV.
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
The Justice Department makes an unprecedented move to protect President Trump. A COVID-19 vaccine is a key issue in the presidential race. And, the police chief in Rochester, N.Y., has resigned.
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
How will the U.S. economy recover after the pandemic? Firefighters attempt to rescue hundreds of people trapped by a wildfire. And, Michael Cohen, President Trump's former attorney, publishes a book.
Monday, September 07, 2020
A roundup of the latest coronavirus news. A record setting heat wave hampers efforts to fight California's wildfires. And, an update on the recovery effort in Beirut after last month's massive blast.
Friday, September 04, 2020
NPR's Noel King speaks with Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers about the violence in Kenosha and how he hopes to address it, given that he lacks the support of the Republican-held state legislature.
Thursday, September 03, 2020
President Trump and Joe Biden hit the campaign trail. Germany says Novichok was used to poison Russian opposition head. And, family shares police video of Black man's death in New York.
Monday, August 31, 2020
Portland's mayor blames President Trump for the city's deadly violence. Wisconsin state lawmakers to meet for special session on police reform. And, protests are an issue in the presidential race.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
The pop music power house drops her new album, Smile, on Friday, and she's given birth to her first child. Perry talks about the loss of certainty and rebuilding her confidence while making Smile.
Monday, August 24, 2020
The season finale for the HBO series, I May Destroy You, is Monday night. Episodes of the British comedy-drama began airing in June.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
A roundup of the first night of the Democratic National Convention. Amid postal changes, states consider changing mail-in ballot rules. And, students move back in at the University of Georgia.
Monday, August 17, 2020
House lawmakers are being called back to address postal service changes. The Democrats' convention begins virtually on Monday. And, demonstrators in Belarus demand that the president steps down.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Noel King speaks to music therapist and musician Julie Be of the group Ants on a Log about a new all-star children's album that celebrates trans and nonbinary kids.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Nearly 100,00 U.S. children tested positive for COVID-19 during last two weeks of July. Lebanon's government resigns. And, hundreds of young people go on a looting spree in downtown Chicago.
Monday, August 10, 2020
More than 5 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with COVID-19. Federal and state eviction bans, put in place after the coronavirus, are lapsing. And, a media mogul in Hong Kong has been arrested.