National Headlines 6-1-14

‘We didn’t negotiate with terrorists’ (The Hill)

Bowe Bergdahl’s release bumps VA scandal from political spotlight (The Hill)

NSA steps up digital image harvesting to feed its facial recognition program (FOX News)

E.P.A. to Seek 30 Percent Cut in Carbon Emissions (New York Times)

Hill leaders vow Shinseki’s resignation won’t dim spotlight on Veterans Affairs’ woes (FOX News)

Can Hillary Clinton get beyond Benghazi? (Christian Science Monitor)

Al-Qaida decentralized, but not necessarily weaker (Associated Press)

Louisiana business leaders ask to talk about Common Core with Bobby Jindal (Times-Picayune)

States move to blunt Obama carbon plan (Associated Press)

Scientists say California medical pot farms are draining streams (The Week)