Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, January 18, 2011

January 18, 2011 - 7:55 AM

Boston Globe:
Kinder prison, swifter justice for US detainees in Afghanistan

San Francisco Chronicle:
Berkeley set to offer sex-change employee benefit

The Hill:
Cheney: Obama has learned that Bush policies were right

Washington Post:
Government finds up to half of Americans under 65 have preexisting conditions

The Hill:
House GOP to take first step toward reducing spending to 2008 levels

Fox News:
Jihadists Promote Theft to Fund War on West
Terror groups being told to steal and seize property, especially from Americans

Fox News:
Racy Half-Time Show at Boston Blazers Game Featured Mascot Getting Lap Dances

Fox News:
EU Calendar Omits Christian Holidays, While Noting Jewish, Muslim Celebrations

The Hill:
Michael Steele: Republicans 'could have used a few more brothers in the house'

Fox News/AP:
Calif. City May Put DUI Mug Shots on Facebook

Boston Globe:
Lawmakers demand probe into $10 billion federal disability program for disabled kids
May create incentives for families to put children on psychiatric drugs

Los Angeles Times:
Rancor prompts Republican resignations in Arizona
Three GOP district officials cite increasing venom from conservative 'tea party' rivals.

Philadelphia Inquirer:
200 march in Philly to protest deportation of four Cambodians
Demonstration linked to the human-rights theme of Martin Luther King's birthday

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Outgoing Gov. Rendell wants to install animal shelters at state prisons
Envisions a statewide network that will solve two problems

Politico:
Rookie Rand Paul tackles budget head-on
His budget plan would result in a $500B cut in one year

Washington Times:
Marion Barry expected to head a panel with power over bills to aid ex-felons
Former DC Mayor, an ex-felon, is now a city council member

Washington Times:
House panel eyes reforms in U.N.; New majority targets funding

Washington Times:
New postal chief looks to control costs, raise revenue

Washington Post:
AARP article explores uptick in illicit drug use among adults in their 50s

USA Today:
Report: First two years of college show small gains in learning
Because ‘colleges don’t make academics a priority’

USA Today:
Solar Decathlon bumped from National Mall

Washington Post:
Law-enforcement officials interview 300 people in probe of Tucson shooting

The Hill:
Used to being an underdog, Santorum bets the house on '12 Iowa caucuses

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Christie orders local sewer commission to explain friends, family in payroll records

Houston Chronicle:
Austerity is message at today's Texas inauguration

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
N.J. projects compete for title of biggest solar roof

Providence Journal:
18 groups apply to grow, sell marijuana
Including former R.I. Dem Party Chairman, congressional candidate, ex-police chief

Baltimore Sun:
Amid federal inaction, Md. among states to take up immigration issue
In-state tuition, crackdown bills here are examples of clashes

Baltimore Sun:
Baltimore County enforces policy barring craft fairs at schools
Parents at odds with officials

Baltimore Sun:
Student collecting backpacks for the homeless
He earlier had handed out clothing in program called Heat for the Streets