Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, July 18, 2012

July 18, 2012 - 8:01 AM

USA Today:
Retirement savings get raided by 35% of laid-off workers

Fox News:
US and 19 other nations planning anti-mining exercise in Mideast waterways
Move to bolster military strength against Iran

USA Today:
Midwest drought threatens crops, livelihoods and food prices

Fox News:
FDA approves highly anticipated anti-obesity drug

Washington Times:
Senators debate security of electricity grid

Fox News:
GSA to freeze hiring, most executive bonuses after spending scandal

The Hill:
Hoyer: Dems' 'fiscal cliff' threat different than last year's Republican default ploy

Fox News:
House approves bill to designate Haqqani network as a terrorist organization

Washington Times:
Hill panel set to weigh curb on D.C. abortions
Norton: 20-week limit singles out the District

Los Angeles Times:
Poll: Most Americans do not identify Obama as Christian

The Hill:
Cheney, Lockheed CEO deliver dire warnings on impact of automatic Defense cuts

Washington Times:
Researchers search for the ‘silver bullet’ to sink a campaign
GW professor guides course in opposition research

The Hill:
House Ethics Committee launches probe of Dem Rep. Robert Andrews

Washington Post:
Military contractors to testify on potential defense cuts

Fox News:
2 Seattle men stopped at border for having illegal chocolate eggs
Tiny candy inside deemed choking hazard by US govt

The Hill:
Retailers confident lawmakers will pass legislation for online sales tax

Washington Times:
Sununu: ‘I wish this president would learn how to be an American’

Politico:
Sununu apologizes for Obama remarks

Washington Post:
Washington Post columnist William Raspberry dies at 76
He wrote about social issues including race, poverty

Politico:
Christie reportedly eyed for RNC convention keynote

Politico:
Senate Dems' Second Attempt to pass DISCLOSE Act fails again

Washington Post:
White House Visitor Center closing for 15-month rehab

Washington Post:
GSA chief reins in bonuses and freezes new hiring

USA Today:
Coke, Pepsi, others launch assault against NYC beverage ban

Palm Beach Post:
Hospitals push back on Florida’s refusal of federal Medicaid money to expand health coverage

Palm Beach Post:
Kerry Kennedy: NY auto accident caused by seizure

Denver Post:
New surgery turns Colorado woman's damaged eye into a telescope

Providence Journal:
Brown University reviewing Joe Paterno's Hall of Fame status

Miami Herald:
'Flash mob' trashes Jacksonville Walmart