Newspaper Roundup for Monday, May 16, 2011: Reservations for ER Visits

May 16, 2011 - 6:59 AM

Palm Beach Post:
Hospitals taking emergency room reservations to ease waits
Patients pick their arrival time - for a $10 fee

The Guardian:
Britain's National Health Service faces funding crisis unless it's reformed, PM says
David Cameron cites challenges of aging population and need to save money

Denver Post:
Suburban Denver school budget includes fee of at least $100 to ride bus

Washington Post:
U.S. in debt? Sell American assets, conservatives say
Conservatives say the U.S. should sell off assets such as gold, land and interstate ownership.

Washington Post:
Navy rolling out the military’s first-ever online war game open to the public
Navy calling on Internet gamers to help with security

Los Angeles Times:
Some homeowners refusing 'smart meters' over health concerns

The Hill:
Arizona Dem: Having Giffords on the ballot more helpful than Obama
When it comes to driving voter turnout...

Washington Times:
Lawmakers push for electric cars while driving gas-guzzlers

Washington Times:
Boehner ready for debt-limit deal
Questions willingness of Obama to raise the ceiling before deadline

New York Times:
Nursing Homes Seek Exemptions From Health Law

The Hill:
THE HILL POLL: Voters find recession blues difficult to shake

The Hill:
Conservatives' bill aims for strict spending limit of 18 percent of GDP

Boston Globe:
Babies enlisted in brain research
Children’s Hospital team hunts clues on dyslexia, autism in infants’ MRIs

Washington Post:
Arrest of IMF chief raises questions about organization‘s leadership amid European debt crisis

Boston Globe:
GE’s "green" engine technology could make it more competitive for engine contracts

Denver Post:
Commerce Department website teaches Net for online newbies

Politico:
GOP analysis: Voter frustration high

Boston Globe:
One-party dominance can lead to corruption, Sen. Scott Brown says

Washington Post:
Columnist: The elderly are better off than advertised
'Gov't transferring resources from the struggling young to the secure old

Boston Globe:
Crucial Pakistan mission for Kerry
Senator details US complaints, seeks resolution

The Hill:
HHS approves 200 more new healthcare reform waivers

Washington Post:
How a HUD deal went bad
Speculators score, District loses in affordable-housing deal

Fox News:
U.N. Agency Prepares to Resume Aid to Libya Even if Qaddafi Remains in Power

Politico:
Barack Obama moves to expand oil and gas drilling

Politico:
Gingrich says no to Medicare vouchers

Washington Times:
EDITORIAL: The GOP’s new godfather (Herman Cain)

Politico:
Defense Secretary Gates: Obama made a 'gutsy' call

Houston Chronicle:
As more elderly prisoners serve time, state officials struggle to pay their medical costs

Los Angeles Times:
Stricter wine labeling rules? Put a cork in it, vintners say

Washington Times:
Decision on killer now haunts Virginia's U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine

Politico:
Obama expected at pro-Israel AIPAC gathering next Sunday

Fox News:
Parents Outraged Over New Zealand Schools Planning 'Secret' Abortions

Los Angeles Times:
Unassuming couple leaves $8 million to their alma maters
'Came from a generation that didn't showcase their wealth'

Palm Beach Post:
Palm Beach County ethics rules would impact thousands, extend to dating, weddings

Politico:
Shirley Sherrod returns to the USDA
Will help the USDA improve its dismal civil rights record

Providence Journal:
Guatemalan caregiver is entitled to most of woman's million-dollar estate
Her relatives, whom she despised, get nothing

Fox News:
Passengers Pray for Safety as Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Singapore

Houston Chronicle:
Masked men try to burn mosque
Effort caught on camera; arson unit investigating

Fox News/AP:
25 Arrested During Bay to Breakers Race in California
Alcohol is a problem

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Newark looks to apply peace strategies from weekend's summit

San Francisco Chronicle:
John Boehner in S.F. for fundraiser

USA Today:
Physicist Stephen Hawking rejects heaven or afterlife as a 'fairy story'