Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, November 16, 2010

November 16, 2010 - 8:10 AM

USA Today:
15,000 Medicare patients die each month partly because of hospital care they receive
Federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality called the results "alarming"

USA Today op-ed:
HHS IG: 'Medical care is falling short for too many hospitalized Medicare patients'

USA Today:
Adolescent Weight Control Registry, a new research project, being announced Tuesday

Arizona Republic:
Arizona Ag Dept. stops doing produce inspections in Mexico
Cites fears for inspectors' safety

Washington Post:
D.C. Dems introduce bill placing 5-year limit on welfare in D.C.

Boston Globe:
Boston Medical Center designates ER grieving area
Part of effort to aid families of homicide victims

The Hill:
Senate panel to grill head of TSA over security measures on Tuesday

Palm Beach Post:
Body scanners prompt 'opt-out' protest on peak air travel day

Denver Post:
Two Americans file claim over questioning by ICE agent
Allege ethnic stereotyping and racial profiling

Los Angeles Times:
Illegal immigrants can qualify for in-state college tuition, Calif. court rules
Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court expected

Boston Globe:
R.I. Immigration policy may be eased by incoming governor
Gov.-elect Chafee vowed to rescind R.I. order to check immigration status

Washington Post:
Flood plan proposed to protect Washington Mall
Would block floodwaters that may (or may not) inundate Mall in the next century

USA Today:
Facebook Messages puts texts, chats, e-mails in one in-box

USA Today:
Job perks begin to reappear in workplaces

Denver Post:
Ex-president of Costa Rica slams U.S. military spending

The Hill:
Defense authorization bill unlikely to pass in lame-duck session, Republican says

The Hill:
GOP freshman-elect Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) hospitalized with blot clot in lungs
He's 39

New Hampshire Union-Leader:
Federal appeals court upholds constitutionality of reciting Pledge in N.H. public schools

Washington Post:
House to hold Do Not Track hearing on Internet privacy

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
NJ doctors required to 'make reasonable efforts' to wean patients off medical marijuana

Arizona Republic:
Arizona begins setting up program for medical pot

Denver Post/Bloomberg:
Pot smoking changes teens' brains, study shows

Los Angeles Times:
17.4 million U.S. families went hungry at some point in 2009, USDA says

Houston Chronicle:
Houston-area Muslims building mosques at unprecedented pace
Features and amenities rival five-star hotels

Denver Post:
Colorado signs on to changes in future teacher education

Houston Chronicle:
Houston school district opening girls-only college-prep school next fall

Denver Post:
Cash-strapped Colo. state parks may open up to more oil, gas drilling

Fox News/AP:
Teacher suspended for kicking out student over anti-gay speech
Student said he doesn't 'accept gays'

Houston Chronicle:
Government panel to decide if boys who are gay should be targeted for the HPV vaccine

Washington Post:
Don't Ask, Don't Tell splitting gay rights groups

Los Angeles Times:
Access to General Motors stock offering won't include many of its rescuers

Boston Globe:
Record 690,923 foreign students attended colleges and universities in U.S. last year
Massachusetts draws more international students than all but 3 other states

Denver Post:
Shooting at state park gun range kills 1 woman, wounds another

Politico:
Ex-budget chair Peter Orszag defends deficit commission

Fox News/AP:
NYPD starts photographing irises of crime suspects
Aim to avoid cases of mistaken identity

Washington Times:
Internet traffic, including U.S. military sites, briefly routed via Chinese servers
Happened in April; Not clear if incident was deliberate

Los Angeles Times:
Dog brought from Afghanistan mistakenly killed at animal shelter
Dog once scared off a would-be suicide bomber inside a military base

Fox News/AP:
Pennsylvania School Sued for Banning 'Boobies' Bracelets

Fox News/Newscore:
Bone Found in Aruba Probed for Holloway Link

Fox News/NY Post:
'Hookers for Jesus' Tries to Save Las Vegas Prostitutes

The Hill:
Senate opens lame-duck session with sharply different views of election result

The Hill:
'Murkowski receives warm welcome from fellow senators as lame-duck begins'

Palm Beach Post:
Two veto overrides dropped in Fla. after pressure from Gov.-elect Scott, GOP donors

Arizona Republic:
Mesa police: Controversial Four Loko drink involved in crash