Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, June 13, 2013

June 13, 2013 - 9:46 AM

New Hampshire Union-Leader:
Veterans waiting for benefits assured things will change -- in 2 years

USA Today:
Banks repossessing more homes as home prices rise
A sign that they, too, want to unload homes in a strong market

New York Times:
Local Police Agencies Are Assembling Their Own DNA Records
Give police much more leeway than state and federal regulations do

Houston Chronicle:
Energy company hopes video game will help fill long list of job openings

Politico:
Rep. Jeff Duncan questions IRS rifle usage
IRS law enforcement agents are training with AR-15 rifles

The Hill:
Dems: GOP will pay if immigration reform fails

Politico:
Obama's invisible surgeon general to step down

The Hill:
NSA chief: Spying foiled terror plots

Los Angeles Daily News:
U.S. Census Bureau: Asians fastest growing ethnic group in the nation last year

Politico:
Trent Franks: ‘Incidence of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low’
He's pushing for a 20-week nationwide ban on abortions

Philly.com:
Man who inspected building that later collapsed kills himself

Washington Times:
Federal gun prosecutions rise steadily in months since December’s school shooting
Administration has put more effort into enforcing existing laws

The Hill:
Dem unpacks grocery bags on House floor to describe hunger challenge

The Hill:
Report: Bill Clinton says Obama risks looking like 'total fool' on Syria

Miami Herald:
Medical ethicists say stop Guantánamo force-feeding

The Hill:
Dems facing tough election keep Holder at arm’s length

The Hill:
Senate panel votes to keep assault cases in military chain of command

Politico:
Small-business exchanges draw few insurers

Houston Chronicle:
Chief justice orders rare inquiry into Houston judge accused of racist remarks

Denver Post:
Newmont Mining to let go of one-third of its Colorado workforce
Weaker gold prices blamed

The Local:
Forced 'infidelity check' is rape, says Swedish Supreme Court

The Hill:
Hatch, Rubio look to tighten rules for immigrant benefits
Their measures would deny benefits to immigrants with provisional legal status

Politico:
Sarah Palin rips Bill Maher on Trig comment

Miami Herald:
2 Miami motorcycle officers hurt in crash in presidential motorcade

The Hill:
Groups work to relight fire on gun control

Fox News:
NYU reportedly ousts blind Chinese activist amid China campus deal

The Hill:
NRA hits former ally Manchin with new ads on gun control fight

Fox News:
Texas school district draws fire for prayer at preschool graduation

Washington Times:
Obama’s vow to cut federal websites in half is still a distant goal

Washington Times:
Parents outraged after students assigned to write suicide note at N.Y. prep school

Washington Post:
Fairfax County teen sentenced to 3 days in sexting case