Newspaper Roundup for Friday, October 5, 2012

October 5, 2012 - 10:07 AM

The Hill:
State Department downplays failure to secure Benghazi crime scene

Fox News:
USDA diversity training session asked people to chant, "our forefathers were illegal immigrants"
US gov't paid a Chicago consultant hundreds of thousands of dollars to put on diversity training

The Hill:
NRA endorses Romney as ‘only hope’ for firearms freedom

Fox News:
Facebook to charge users to ‘promote’ posts to friends

Los Angeles Times:
LA Police reduce public access to Endeavour's route
Security concerns leave public furious

The Hill:
Liberals slam Obama for saying he and Romney agree on Social Security

The Hill:
Conservatives ask Hillary if her goal is to help Islamists take over Egypt

New York Times:
In a Drug Linked to a Deadly Meningitis Outbreak, a Question of Oversight

Newsbusters:
Late Show Runs Cymbalta Depression Ad Parody of Obama

Washington Times:
Turkey vows to protect its people after Syrian shelling

Denver Post:
Mouse skin cells turned into eggs, suggesting new fertility treatments

Washington Times:
Reeling from round one, Obama goes back on attack
Campaign team plans ‘adjustments’ after lackluster performance

Washington Post:
Samuelson: Romney's '$5 trillion tax cut' is an Obama fiction

Washington Times:
U.S. dismayed by Palestinian's statehood bid

Miami Herald:
Judge rules Fla. may remove noncitizens from voter rolls 90 days before an election

Washington Post:
Fairfax County school system will apply for Race to the Top grant
Federal funds would be used on database upgrades, teacher training

Houston Chronicle:
FBI arrests historic Houston hospital's CEO, son, 5 others
Accused of bilking Medicare program of $158 million

Washington Post:
D.C. debates new high school graduation requirements

San Francisco Chronicle:
Federal takeover of Oakland cops urged

San Francisco Chronicle:
Police kill motorist near NY's LaGuardia Airport

Washington Post:
Milbank: Obama pays price for ducking reporters' questions
Obama has set a modern record for refusal to be quizzed by the media,

USA Today:
Advertisers put obese people in the spotlight
Bid to change consumer behavior

USA Today/AP:
Teachers, bosses charged in N.J. school sex scandal

Politico:
PBS: 'Romney does not understand'

Politico:
KitchenAid sorry for tweet knocking Obama

Politico:
Sources: Obama shatters 2012 fundraising record

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Parents decide not to sue in Rutgers webcam case

Chicago Tribune:
Illinois Coal plant owner faces new heat
Complaints allege toxic chemicals leaking from waste ponds

Fox News:
Andrea Mitchell suggests Romney surrogate 'take it back' after calling Obama 'lazy'
"Did you really mean to call Barack Obama, the president of the United States, lazy?"