Asma Khalid

Asma Khalid appears in the following:

News brief: Pelosi's Taiwan trip, Kansas keeps abortion legal, key primary results

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Pelosi's trip to Taiwan heightens U.S.-China tensions. Kansas voters reject a ballot initiative that would have allowed lawmakers to restrict abortion rights. Five states held primaries on Tuesday.

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Biden says the U.S. killed top al-Qaida leader and key Sept. 11 plotter

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed by a drone strike in Afghanistan carried out by the U.S. on July 30, according to President Biden. The Taliban has not confirmed that al-Zawahiri was killed.

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Swing state Arizona is getting a lot of attention on Primary Day

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

August is a busy month of statewide primaries. Five states hold primaries on Tuesday. In Arizona, there are key races for governor, Congress, attorney general and secretary of state.

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News brief: Ayman al-Zawahiri, Pelosi's trip to Asia, It's Primary Day in Arizona

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

The U.S. says it has killed the leader of al-Qaida. House Speaker Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan despite a warning from China. Voters in the swing state will cast ballots in several key races.

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News brief: Ukraine latest, Kentucky flooding, remembering Bill Russell

Monday, August 01, 2022

The first ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odesa. Cleanup in Kentucky moves slowly after last week's deadly flooding. Hall-of-Fame basketball player Bill Russell dies at 88.

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Monkeypox cases are rising in the U.S. What's being done to stop the outbreak?

Friday, July 29, 2022

San Francisco has declared a state of emergency and New York City called the virus an imminent threat. What is the White House's strategy to curb the monkeypox outbreak?

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Because of climate change, inland flooding is becoming more common

Friday, July 29, 2022

The floods in Missouri and Kentucky this week were both caused by extreme rainfall. Climate change is making such rain more common, and driving dangerous floods across much of the U.S.

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'Thirteen Lives' is Ron Howard's take on a dramatic cave rescue in Thailand

Friday, July 29, 2022

Four years ago, 12 boys and their soccer coach were trapped in deep, dark tunnels during heavy rains in Thailand. People around the world were captivated as a mission began to rescue them.

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News brief: monkeypox cases rise, flooding and climate change, economy slows

Friday, July 29, 2022

How is the White House dealing with growing monkeypox cases? Climate change is making rain more common and driving dangerous floods. Tech companies say they're bracing for tough economic times.

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GDP report will give clues as to whether the U.S. is in a recession

Thursday, July 28, 2022

The federal government is releasing its latest update on the U.S. economy. But numbers showing negative growth in the second quarter of the year will add to fears that a recession is underway.

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Morning news brief

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Senators Schumer and Manchin agree to bill on Democrats' priorities. President Biden will soon talk to China's leader. Secretary of State Blinken to discuss jailed Americans with Russian counterpart.

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A doctor in Nigeria tried to warn the world that monkeypox had become a global threat

Thursday, July 28, 2022

The World Health Organization has declared the monkeypox outbreak an international public health emergency. Scientists say they know where the outbreak began, and who discovered the first known cases.

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As midterms loom, the White House is trying to tamp down fears about a recession

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

America is experiencing inflation levels it hasn't seen in decades. Now, there's talk of a possible Recession. And the Biden White House is trying to preemptively fight back against those fears.

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President Biden tackles Chinese and Russian relations with Middle Eastern leaders

Saturday, July 16, 2022

President Biden is meeting with 9 leaders from the Middle East in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia — seeking to reassert U.S. leadership in the region, and stave off Chinese and Russian influence.

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Biden says the U.S. will work to improve Palestinians' lives

Friday, July 15, 2022

President Biden says that he's committed to the two-state solution for Israel and an independent Palestinian state. But with that goal out of reach, he said, the U.S. will look to help Palestinians.

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In Jerusalem, President Biden reassured Israel that he's a trustworthy partner

Thursday, July 14, 2022

President Biden spent the day trying to reassure Israel that his administration is invested in its security. On Friday, he faces a politically fraught face-to-face meeting with Saudi leaders.

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Biden tries fist bumps instead of handshakes ahead of Saudi crown prince meeting

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

The White House says Biden is trying to limit physical contact during his trip to the Middle East because of COVID risks. But it's a decision that comes conveniently ahead of an awkward meeting.

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What's ahead as Biden arrives in Israel for his first trip as President

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

President Biden lands in Israel today, a country he first visited as a young senator about 50 years ago.

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Biden heads to the Middle East for meetings

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

President Biden is heading to Israel and Saudi Arabia Tuesday in his first visit to the Middle East as president for meetings that he says he hopes will help advance regional security and stability.

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Biden is building on the Abraham Accords, part of Trump's legacy in the Middle East

Saturday, July 09, 2022

Joe Biden has jettisoned most of his predecessor's foreign policy. But not the Abraham Accords. Those agreements between Israel and its neighbors are in the spotlight as Biden heads to the Mideast.

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