Noel King

Co-host of Today, Explained

Noel King appears in the following:

Cross-country inauguration biker arrives in Washington, D.C.

Monday, January 19, 2009

It’s said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. For Ryan Bowen, it began with a single thought: I’m too broke to fly from Los Angeles to D.C. for the inaugurat...

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Dear Pilot: Should I be afraid of bird strikes?

Friday, January 16, 2009

Yesterday’s dramatic crash landing of a U.S. Airways jetliner into New York’s Hudson River, and the equally dramatic rescue, had many people glued to their television screens. Fortuna...

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Facebook frenemies a bigger problem than predators

Thursday, January 15, 2009

A new study found that while the number of sexual predators using the Internet is significantly less than originally thought, cyberbullying through social networking sites is a bigger...

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The tussle over the TARP

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Senate Republicans who oppose the release of the second $350 billion of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, known as TARP, are facing an uphill battle. It looks as though Congress will...

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New lead testing law angers small manufacturers, retailers

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

On February 10th a controversial new consumer product law goes into effect. It requires manufacturers of goods aimed at children under the age of 12 to test their products for lead. I...

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Only in Illinois: Blagojevich swears in State Senate

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

There’s never a dull moment in Illinois State Politics. Today, Governor Rod Blagojevich will preside over the swearing in of the very same state senators that will later this month de...

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The Great One and The Lucky One: Baseball's Hall of Fame adds two players

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Yesterday, the Baseball Writers Association of America inducted two players into Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Our friend and one-man-tailgate-party, Jeff Beresford Howe, is here to tell u...

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A new chapter for Senator Hillary Clinton

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Senator Hillary Clinton goes before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today for confirmation hearings. For insight into what we might expect if Clinton takes the reins as Secreta...

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Sen. Hillary Clinton's conflict of interest. Or is it Bill's?

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Senator Hillary Clinton goes before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today for confirmation hearings in the hopes of becoming Secretary of State in the Obama administration. Som...

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Didn't we have $350 billion around here somewhere? Oversight wants answers on the bailout funds

Monday, January 12, 2009

Congress could be asked to turn over control of the remaining $350 billion in bailout funds today. The Bush administration is expected to file the request for the rest of the money so...

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A big weekend for football's dogged underdogs

Monday, January 12, 2009

The fates aligned for some of football’s dogged underdogs this weekend. The Philadelphia Eagles knocked defending Super Bowl champs the New York Giants out of the running and long-tim...

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Obama's economic recovery plan spurs debate

Monday, January 12, 2009

President-elect Obama's ambitious and optimistic recovery plan has both cheerleaders and critics. We're looking at the plan from both sides. The Takeaway talks to Diana Furchtgott-Rot...

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Hey big performer! A look at the new post of Chief Performance Officer

Thursday, January 08, 2009

President-elect Barack Obama has announced the appointment of a Chief Performance Officer to oversee… well, to oversee government performance. It’s unclear what is in store for former...

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Indianans with health care concerns on Sen. Tom Daschle

Thursday, January 08, 2009

The Takeaway talks to two residents of Dublin, Indiana, who met with former U.S. senator Tom Daschle, D-S.D., the likely Health and Human Services secretary in President-elect Barack ...

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Utah's environmental outlaw: hero or criminal?

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

When the U.S. Bureau of Land Management auctioned off oil and gas drilling leases in Salt Lake City, Utah last month, some activists stood outside and protested. But Tim DeChristopher...

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Rumble in the Capitol: Roland Burris fights to be seated

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

The U.S. Senate’s rejection of Roland Burris is the latest chapter in a saga ripped straight from the complicated playbook of Chicago politics. Burris was turned away from the Capitol...

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It IS about the bike: Ryan Bowen's cross-country journey to the inauguration

Monday, January 05, 2009

We're checking back in with Ryan Bowen, the writer and cycling activist who is cycling cross country from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. for President-elect Obama's inauguration. We ...

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Carnegie Hall: 2009 is the year of the multimedia opera

Friday, January 02, 2009

It’s a New Year and we’re taking a look back--and a look forward--at a venue at the center of American Music: Carnegie Hall. If 2008 was the year of the symphony at Carnegie, then 200...

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A look ahead to the Senate confirmation hearings

Friday, January 02, 2009

Senate confirmation hearings begin next week with Ted Kennedy returning to the Senate to take the lead. We’re taking a look ahead to what we should be keeping our eyes on as Hillary R...

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Arab League meets, skips the unity

Thursday, January 01, 2009

The Arab League met yesterday in Egypt to discuss ongoing violence in the Gaza Strip. But what happened there wasn’t exactly a show of unity. Turns out the Arab world is having a hard...

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