Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, January 12, 2010

January 12, 2010 - 7:18 AM
The Hill
IRS commissioner finds tax code 'complex'; doesn't file his own returns

The Hill:
Dem governor blasts interior secretary for doing the bidding of green groups
 
Washington Times:
Obama plan funds nurse visits to new moms
Critics note cost, bigger 'nanny state'
 
Washington Times:
Military misconduct may be symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder
Navy doctor warns about denying those troops Veterans Affairs benefits
 
Boston Globe:
Police fight cellphone recordings by passersby
Citizens taking audio of officers arrested, charged with illegal surveillance

Washington Post:
Federal Reserve earned a record $45 billion in 2009
Unconventional efforts to prop up economy created a windfall for the gov't
 
Boston Globe:
U.S. Senate candidates Coakley, Brown in bitter final debate
Exchange barbs on taxes, terror
 
Washington Times:
Obama in no rush for State of the Union speech
No date has been set for the president's annual address to Congress
 
BBC:
Nigeria's ailing president says he hopes to resume his duties
 
Washington Times:
Jewish group rips Islamic summit in Chicago
Calls goal to combat terrorism a 'sham'
 
USA Today:
U.S. general: Taliban beaten in Helmand province
 
Boston Globe:
Nature taking toll on Cape Cod’s beaches
Massive storms, surging tides ravage dunes and endanger homes

BBC:
Having a big bum, hips and thighs 'is healthy'

Washington Times:
Grassley calls for more visa screeners
GOP senator writes to Clinton
 
BBC:
Government to ban Islamist group under terror laws
 
The Hill:
ACLU sues Library of Congress over firing employee who criticized Gitmo
 
Fox News:
U.S. Ignored U.N. Aid Agency's Fraud and Mismanagement
 
Denver Post:
Denver breast-milk bank faces shortage of deposits
 
Washington Post:
At auto show, Washington gets close-up look at investment
 
Fox News:
Scientist predicts 30 years of global COOLING
 
Washington Post:
Somalis fleeing to Yemen prompt new worries in fight against al-Qaeda
 
Washington Post:
Sarah Palin to appear regularly on Fox News
 
Politico:
The Clintons' inner circle remains surprisingly silent on revelations in new book
 
The Hill:
Sen. Reid moving ahead with “African Americans for Harry Reid” event this week
 
Politico:
Coburn bucks party, backs Reid
 
Politico:
Sen. Jim DeMint gets support for placing hold on TSA nominee
 
Washington Post/AP:
UK vicar invokes God's blessing on BlackBerrys

San Francisco Chronicle:
Plaintiff says Prop. 8 'means I'm unequal'

Los Angeles Times:
Tearful testimony on discrimination at Prop. 8 trial
 
USA Today:
Critics say new home-appraisal rules drive down values
 
USA Today:
Black coalition pushes for 'unified' 2010 Census tally
 
Los Angeles Times:
Venezuelans throng stores after currency devaluation
 
San Francisco Chronicle/AP:
Texas school board keeps ban on boy's long hairUK Guardian:
UK's stop-and-search powers illegal, European court rules
Judges: UK powers under Terrorism Act of 2000 violate convention on human rights
 
UK Telegraph:
David Beckham's tattoo shows Jesus and on the cross
 
South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
'Cougar' tours banned on Carnival Cruise Lines
 
Miami Herald:
New Fla. State U. president signs contract for $395K, plus bonuses

Miami Herald:
78-year-old grandma sat forgotten in jail over a traffic ticket
Case slipped through the cracks