Asma Khalid

Asma Khalid appears in the following:

Is Marco Rubio The Candidate Republicans Date But Don't Marry?

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Polls suggest GOP primary voters really like Rubio, but when it comes to casting a vote they seem less sure. Time might tell whether he can turn his paper appeal into real appeal.


The 'Trump Effect' Alienating Conservative Latinos

Monday, August 31, 2015

The GOP's post-mortem in the wake of the 2012 election suggested the party needed to appeal to Latinos. But the current immigration conversation sparked by Donald Trump could threaten that goal.


Trump Still Leads In Race For Republican Presidential Nomination

Friday, August 21, 2015

The latest CNN/ORC poll shows 24 percent of Republican voters like what they see in Donald Trump. Who are these supporters, and what is Trump's appeal?


For Latinos, Environment Seems Just As Important As Immigration

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Latinos, more than other Americans, see climate change as a man-made problem. An increasing body of research shows that they are deeply concerned about its potential impact on their families.


What's In Donald Trump's Immigration Plan And How It Could Affect The GOP

Monday, August 17, 2015

Donald Trump made headlines with his comments deriding some Mexican immigrants as "rapists." His first detailed policy proposal (on immigration) would build a wall and end birthright citizenship.


For Young Voters, Crushing Student Debt Is Front And Center

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Megan Brabec, 24, works three part time jobs with no benefits. "It does really frustrate me when I hear candidates talk about, 'Oh, well, you should have majored in something else," she said.


Boston-Based MiniLuxe Aims To Be 'Starbucks' Of Nail Salons

Thursday, May 21, 2015

MiniLuxe was founded eight years ago with a focus on cleanliness and fair wages. It's expanding nationally, opening up shops in Texas with the goal of becoming the nation's biggest nail chain.


Remembering The Day The Murrah Building Was Bombed

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Twenty years after the bombing in Oklahoma City, the U.S. views security and privacy in a very different way. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Dina Temple-Raston about the changes.


58 Percent Of Bostonians Oppose Death Penalty For Bomber, Poll Finds

Thursday, April 16, 2015

A new poll commissioned by member station WBUR looks at Greater Boston's attitudes toward capital punishment as the penalty phase of the Boston Marathon bombing trial gets underway.


A Silent Majority Of Undereducated And Underemployed Millennials

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Millennials are often portrayed as overeducated and underemployed. But a large portion of millennials lack a college education, making it even harder for them to find work.


Coakley Will Face Baker In Massachusetts Governor's Race

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Attorney General Martha Coakley begins with an advantage in the Democratic state, but polling shows a majority views Republican Charlie Baker as a strong enough leader to be an effective governor.


Cape Cod Residents Object As Mass. Governor Offers To House Migrant Kids

Friday, July 25, 2014

Massachusetts is offering to house hundreds of unaccompanied minors who've been detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the proposed sites is on Cape Cod, but residents are blasting the plan.


Gay Candidate May Help Mass. GOP End Losing Streak

Monday, April 07, 2014

Massachusetts Republicans have lost the past 92 U.S. House races in a row โ€” the worst GOP losing streak in the country. But Republicans think they've found a candidate who can break the lock.


'Whitey' Bulger Found Guilty of Murder, Racketeering

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

A jury in Boston on Monday convicted mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger of 31 counts of racketeering and murder. Bulger ruled the city's underworld for nearly two decades.


Boston Jury Learns How Case Against Bulger Was Built

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

After 16 years on the lam, Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger is on trial. His murder and racketeering trial is expected to last through the summer. Already testimony from government witnesses is raising questions about the justice system, and how the FBI cozied up to villainous characters to prosecute Bulger.


Can An Old Massachusetts Fishing Port Light The World Again?

Monday, June 24, 2013

Once known as the City That Lit the World, New Beford's whale oil powered candles and lamps around the country. Now, the Massachusetts city wants to become an energy capital again, but this time with offshore wind.