Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, May 15, 2012

May 15, 2012 - 7:24 AM

The Hill:
Court strikes down NLRB rule to speed up union elections

Washington Times:
Pentagon opens  14,000 support positions to female troops
Still banned from ground combat, but moving closer to battlefield

San Francisco Chronicle:
Some S.F. bars testing facial detection to record patrons' age and gender
Critics say the advertising app is intrusive and “creepy"

Washington Times:
Obama noncommittal on repeal of DOMA; Won't commit to a legislative fight

Arizona Republic:
Phoenix police: Driver was using laptop in fatal crash

Washington Times:
Maryland Senate approves raising income taxes
Targets earners of $100,000 and up to stave off $400M in spending cuts

Deseret News:
The fight for water: Nevada taps Lake Mead and hunts for 'Utah' water

Washington Post column:
Barack Obama, the first female president
'Monday’s activities veered into pandering, as Obama brazenly flaunted his feminine mystique'

New Hampshire Union-Leader:
$10,000 worth of solar panels and related components stolen from NH recreation sites

Washington Post:
Mexico's leading presidential candidate is handsome, popular and still a mystery

Washington Post:
Wisconsin Dems furious with DNC for refusing to invest big money in Walker recall

Denver Post:
Denver City Council approves a homeless-camping ban
Protesters say it effectively criminalizes the act of being homeless

Denver Post:
Donor sperm carries greater risk of genetic harm
Donors can father more than 100 children, each a potential inheritor of flawed genes

The Hill:
Romney captures lead over Obama in new poll

Fox News:
25-year veteran of the FBI accused of trading child porn

San Francisco Chronicle:
Oakland woman marks her 111th birthday

Fox News:
Al Qaeda manual offers tips to potential Western recruits

Fox News:
Solyndra for sale: Company's high-tech plant to be sold

Politico:
3 primaries to test GOP insurgency
Races in Neb., Texas, Utah pit establishment-backed candidates against uprisers

Fox News:
Oregon mother, daughter reportedly sued for writing bad reviews of church online

Miami Herald:
Selling flavored tobacco products could be prohibited in Miami-Dade

The Hill:
Senate Republicans and Dems poised to use budget votes as election-year ammo

Boston Globe (subcription required):
Walmart to install solar panels on 27 stores in Mass.

Politico:
Broadcasters, FCC in spectrum turf war
Broadcast industry concerned about FCC bias against network TV