Noel King

Co-host of Today, Explained

Noel King appears in the following:

Sudan's ambassador to the United Nations talks about Darfur war crime charges

Monday, July 14, 2008

Sudan is responding to reports that the International Criminal Court will issue an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity in Darfur.


International court seeks arrest of Sudan's President al-Bashir over war crimes

Monday, July 14, 2008

The International Criminal Court is expected to issue a warrant for the arrest of Sudan's president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir Monday on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity in...


A long time coming: American Medical Association apologizes to black doctors

Friday, July 11, 2008

The American Medical Association has issued an apology to black doctors for a history of racial discrimination. But is it a case of too little too late? The Takeaway talks with Dr. Ge...


The incredible shrinking job market

Friday, July 04, 2008

Payrolls shrunk for the sixth straight month in June as more than 60 thousand jobs disappeared. The unemployment rate stayed steady in June at 5.5 percent, the highest level in four y...


Washington state debates the right to die

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Supporters of a controversial right-to-die initiative in Washington state are expected to head to the State House this morning to deliver a petition bearing 225,000 signatures in supp...

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Where in the world is John McCain... and why?

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Presumptive Republican nominee John McCain travels to Columbia and Mexico this week... and many people are asking why. The Takeaway looks at what McCain hopes to achieve there and opp...


Is the Roberts Supreme Court really the Kennedy Supreme Court?

Thursday, June 26, 2008

With a Supreme Court ruling expected Thursday on whether a Washington, D.C., handgun ban violates Second Amendment rights, The Takeaway looks at what this session's rulings illustrate about the John Roberts court.


Cold War beginnings: The Berlin Blockade in audio

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Today marks the 60-year anniversary of the Cold War’s first major crisis: The Blockade of Berlin. Angered by an allied plan to reform Germany’s worthless Reichsmark into the Deutschem...


How do you get your election news?

Monday, June 23, 2008

The times they are a-changin'. It’s a quick-hit, fast-paced world and getting information isn’t what it used to be. For a professor in Atlanta, this historic election cycle has been ...


Tsvangirai is out. For Zimbabwe, now what?

Monday, June 23, 2008

Zimbabwe’s campaign of violence, torture and intimidation of opposition supporters appears to have worked. Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has dropped out of Zimbabwe’s hotly con...


Pentagon faces accusations of harsh interrogations at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

A probe by the Senate Armed Services Committee has found that senior Pentagon lawyers were active in developing harsh interrogation techniques used in the systematic torture of detain...


Golf Goliath Tiger Woods wins again at US Open

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate faced off in a David vs. Goliath-style battle in Monday’s gripping US Open finale. And... Goliath won. Woods captured his 14th major with a sudden-death ...


Advanced nuclear weapons designs may have been sold on black market

Monday, June 16, 2008

Which groups or nations may have bought electronic blueprints for an advanced nuclear weapon? That’s the question for American and international investigators who say the plans for a ...


'Grease' is the word: Used-oil thefts rise along with food prices

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Producer's Notes:

Detective Larry Findley didn't want to be on the radio. But the gumshoe's desire to educate people about grease theft trumped his suspicion of what he calls "media types."

The demand for grease (used cooking oil) is at an all-time high. That's due in ...


Sydney Pollack, Oscar winner and director of A-list actors, dies at 73

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Selected films: Michael Clayton (producer/actor, 2007) Sketches of Frank Gehry (director/producer/cinematographer, 2005) Cold Mountain (producer, 2003) The Firm (director/prod...

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An escalation of violence in Lebanon

Friday, May 09, 2008

Lebanon was gripped by violence Thursday as supporters of the Western-backed government and opposition Hezbollah clashed in the streets, following the government’s decision to shut do...

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2008: A Space Odyssey: Your responses to today's Takeaway question

Thursday, May 08, 2008

Hosts John Hockenberry and Adaora Udoji play back responses to today's Takeaway question: If you could spend a weekend in space, where would you go, and who would you take with you?


As the primaries wind down, the battle for superdelegates heats up

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

With six primaries left in the Democratic nomination schedule, Senators Clinton and Obama are fighting hard for the undecided superdelegates who hold increasing sway in choosing the p...


Myanmar aid groups face steep challenges

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Agencies are struggling to provide humanitarian aid to hundreds of thousands of people left vulnerable after Cyclone Nargis roared through Myanmar (Burma) on Saturday.

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The 2008 NBA Playoffs

Monday, May 05, 2008