Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, May 13, 2010

May 13, 2010 - 6:31 AM
Boston Globe:
Massachusetts forcing stores to post graphic anti-tobacco signs
First-in-the-nation effort shows darkened lungs, damaged brains, and diseased teeth
 
Baltimore Sun:
Md. is 1st state to bar schools from giving student test scores to military recruiters
Critics said practice was giving armed forces backdoor access to young people without parental consent
 
New York Times:
Small New York Town Makes English the Law
 
Politico:
DHS cuts N.Y. anti-terror funds before Obama visit
Cuts amount to 25% for port security, another 27% for transit security
 
New Jersey Star-Ledger:
September 11 museum will honor victims of attacks
 
New York Times:
Distrust of Afghan Leaders Threatens U.S. War Strategy
 
New York Times:
Mysterious Blight Destroys Afghan Poppy Harvest
Afghan farmers blame U.S.
 
Los Angeles Times:
Schwarzenegger's revised budget plan is expected to eliminate health programs
Home healthcare for elderly, disabled and program for low-income children could be dismantled
 
Los Angeles Times:
Court rules Los Angeles schools cannot lay off teachers for budgetary reasons
civil rights groups filed class-action lawsuit in February on behalf of students
 
Fox News:
Feds in Arizona Taking On More Drug Cases, but Also Rejecting More
Drug prosecutions in Arizona have jumped 202 percent since 2008
 
Boston Globe:
Archdiocese distances itself from school that refused to admit lesbians' son
Says there is no prohibition on same-sex couples sending their kids to Catholic schools
 
New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. Senate committee may consider school voucher bill creating 'opportunity scholarships'
 
Boston Globe:
Boston religious leaders vow to tackle violence
Mayor calls for help after teen is slain
 
Boston Globe:
Regulators fear ban on BPA in bottles would make matters worse
Health officials say substitutes may also be toxic
 
USA Today:
Gold prices surge to record levels on global currency fears
 
The Hill:
Higher unemployment rate expected as 'missing' workers return to labor market
 
Washington Post:
Oil spill investigators find critical problems in blowout preventer
 
The Hill:
Thousand-page climate bill is unveiled
Absence of any Republican support dooms bill, although Reid vows action this year
 
Washington Times:
Senate energy bill faces job-creation doubts
CBO study questions predictions of a boost to the economy
 
The Hill:
Durbin: Immigration bill 'unlikely' in 2010, says GOP spooked by Bennett loss
 
Politico:
Rep. Norm Dicks grabs for House Appropriations Committee gavel
 
Chicago Sun-Times:
Hateful attack on hate-crime art
Display meant to draw attention to crimes against Muslims defaced
 
Boston Globe:
GOP says Obama's choice to run health agency would ration care
Donald Berwick would administer the huge agency that runs Medicare and Medicaid
 
Fox News:
Administration Threatens to Veto Health Spending Bill After Price Tag Jumps
 
Los Angeles Times:
Walgreen postpones carrying do-it-yourself genetic test kit
 
Washington Times/AP:
Wal-Mart plans $2B push to fight hunger
 
Politico:
Mark Sanford, 'soul mate' rekindling flame
 
Philadelphia Inquirer:
Seven failing Phila. schools to become charters
 
Washington Post:
U.N. head Ban Ki-Moon refusing orders from internal personnel court
Ordered to hand over confidential documents to resolve claims of unfair treatment by U.N. employees
 
Boston Globe:
Trucks carrying hazardous materials will once again be allowed on crowded Boston streets
City failed, after four years, to make its case for the restrictions
 
Los Angeles Times:
Arkansas senator is latest incumbent in primary trouble
The challenge to Democrat Blanche Lincoln reflects voters' anti-Washington mood
 
Fox News/AP:
3 Suspected Islamic Militants Arrested in Indonesian Raid
 
USA Today:
Home foreclosure rate posts first annual decline in five years