Noel King

Freelance Journalist based in Egypt

Noel King appears in the following:

News Brief: Battle Against Coronavirus, U.S. Aid To Afghanistan

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

As coronavirus cases increase, more U.S. states issue stay-at-home orders. The U.K. tightens restrictions to fight the virus. And, the U.S. is cutting aid to Afghanistan amid a political crisis there.

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Federal Reserve Announces Plan To Boost U.S. Economy

Monday, March 23, 2020

The Federal Reserve on Monday announced several policies designed to strengthen markets during the coronavirus crisis. Still, stocks are down, minutes after the opening bell.

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News Brief: Stimulus Measure, Coronavirus Facts, N.Y. COVID-19 Cases

Monday, March 23, 2020

Senate Democrats on Sunday block a $1.8 trillion stimulus bill from moving forward. China and the U.S. spar over coronavirus facts. And, New York state is now the epicenter of COVID-19.

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Angelica Garcia On Embracing Her Identities With 'Cha Cha Palace'

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

NPR's Noel King speaks with the singer-songwriter about her new album, a love letter to her Mexican and Salvadoran roots as well to as her childhood on the eastern edge of Los Angeles.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Effects And Trump Travel Ban

Friday, March 13, 2020

Social distancing is good for public health, but bad for the economy. As workplaces close down, so are schools. And, President Trump's ban on most travelers from Europe is in effect.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Effects Spread, Democratic Primary

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The global economy is hit hard by the coronavirus. Italy's prime minister says the entire country is a coronavirus "red zone." And, 6 states hold contests Tuesday in the Democratic presidential race.

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U.S. Stock Market Opens; Fears Of Coronavirus Cause Plunge

Monday, March 09, 2020

Oil markets crashed and stocks plunged on Monday as a sudden clash among the world's biggest oil producers gave already rattled investors another reason to worry about the global economy.

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News Brief: Coronavirus, Oil Prices Plunge, 6 Democratic Primaries

Monday, March 09, 2020

After delays, testing for the coronavirus ramps up in the U.S. Saudi Arabia cuts oil prices — in part due to coronavirus. And, six states vote Tuesday in the latest Democratic presidential primaries.

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Italy Considers Shutting Down Schools, Universities To Combat Spread Of COVID-19

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

With more than 2,000 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed and 79 deaths, Italian officials are considering shutting down all schools and universities, and cancelling public events nationwide.

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Bloomberg Suspends Presidential Bid

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday suspended his campaign for the White House and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden.

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News Brief: Election Results, Stock Markets Drop, Gene-Editing Tool

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

After Super Tuesday, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are the front-runners. U.S. financial markets fell again on concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. And, details of a new development in medicine.

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The Steel Mill 'Becomes A Family' Author Of 'Rust' Memoir Reveals

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Eliese Goldbach turned to a local steel mill in Ohio as a way to earn money after college. She's written a book about her journey — including its dangers and what she learned about the mill workers.

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News Brief: Super Tuesday, Coronavirus, Israel Elections

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

On Super Tuesday, the field of Democratic presidential candidates narrows. The CDC confirms coronavirus cases in 12 states. And in Israel's election, votes are still being counted.

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News Brief: Democratic Debate, Voter Spotlight, Coronavirus Warning

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Democratic presidential candidates had a chaotic debate in South Carolina. NPR picks key communities to focus on this election year. And, health officials warn the coronavirus will spread in the U.S.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Fallout, Democratic Debate, Trump's India Trip

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

As the coronavirus spreads, there are fears it will become a pandemic. Democratic candidates for president meet Tuesday on a South Carolina debate stage. And, President Trump wraps up his India trip.

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News Brief: Coronavirus, South Carolina Primary, India Welcomes Trump

Monday, February 24, 2020

Countries take aggressive action to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Democrats' next nominating contest moves to South Carolina. And, President Trump is in India for a two-day visit.

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News Brief: Nevada Caucuses, Intelligence Briefing, Displaced Syrians

Friday, February 21, 2020

Democrats in Nevada will participate in state caucuses Saturday. Media reports say Russia wants President Trump to win the 2020 election. And, Syrians are fleeing a government military offensive.

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News Brief: Nevada Caucuses, Trump Pardons, Afghan Election Result

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Before the caucuses, there's a Democratic debate in Nevada. An-ex Illinois governor is among the latest pardons issued by President Trump. And, the Afghan president has won a second term.

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News Brief: Coronavirus, Democratic Presidential Race, Weinstein Trial

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The impact of the coronavirus shutdown is being felt far beyond China. The Democratic presidential race enters a new phase. And, jury deliberations are set to begin in Harvey Weinstein's trial.

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News Brief: Coronavirus, Trump Campaign, Iraqi Protesters

Monday, February 17, 2020

Some passengers quarantined on the Diamond Princess are coming ashore. President Trump began running for reelection much earlier than most presidents. And, protesters in Iraq are under more pressure.

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