Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, November 29, 2012

November 29, 2012 - 11:11 AM

New York Times:
U.S. Weighs Bolder Effort to Intervene in Syria’s Conflict
May directly provide arms to some opposition fighters

New York Times:
Benghazi Violence Is Beyond the Control of Even the City’s Powerful Militias
Feeble government lacks the power to protect citizens or to confront criminal suspects

Politico:
Susan Rice holds as much as $600,000 in TransCanada stock
Company is seeking State Department approval to build the Keystone XL pipeline

Politico:
Bill Clinton asks for help with Hillary’s 2008 campaign debt
Totaled $73,000 as of Sept. 30

Fox News:
Sen. Dianne Feinstein exploring ways to bring about 170 Guantanamo Bay detainees to U.S.

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Hostess to seek approval for executive bonuses
Wants give top execs bonuses totaling up to $1.8Mn as part of its wind-down plans

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Former Penn State president Spanier will receive $3.3M in 2011 compensation

Washington Times:
Power struggle in Egypt raises fear of civil war
Judges go on strike

Washington Post:
Mortgage-interest deduction could be on the table in ‘fiscal cliff’ debate

San Francisco Chronicle:
Anthem Blue Cross proposes rate hike because of rising medical costs
Some premiums could rise as much as 25 percent

Washington Times:
Congress implored to denounce sexual-orientation therapy

Seattle Times:
Gender-neutral marriage certificates coming in Wash: Spouse A and Spouse B

Philadelphia Inquirer:
NJ Senate to vote on raising minimum wage to $8.50

Washington Times:
Lindsay Lohan: Actress arrested on assault charge in NYC

Washington Post:
Starbucks’ new $7 ‘Geisha’ coffee is its priciest ever

USA Today:
Israel warns against Palestinian U.N. bid

Politico:
Obamacare boosts 'shared decision-making'