Put Your Credit Card in the Bucket and How Pizza Became a Vegetable

This article is from the archive of our partner .

Now that The New York Times pay wall is live, you only get 20 free clicks a month. For those worried about hitting their limit, we're taking a look through the paper each morning to find the stories that can make your clicks count.

Top Stories: Earlier this year, Joe Paterno put his house entirely in his wife's name, making it look (to some) like he may have been trying to shield his assets from liability. Plus: A further breakdown of the NYPD raid on Zuccotti Park and Republican die-hards are growing concerned that their presidential candidates are all fools.

Opinion: The Protect IP Act is a bad law that empowers entertainment companies to censor huge swaths of the internet.

World: Syria is finally taking heat from other Arab nations, but does not appear to be backing down from the activists rising up against the government.

U.S.: Two new stories about the health insurance mandate that will soon go before the Supreme Court. An op-ed says it's perfectly legal, but if the justices don't agree it could still bring down the whole health care law and President Obama's legacy. The Energy Department has more to worry about the President Rick Perry. It's own inspector general says it's wasting money on overhead and may need to scale back or merge some operations.

Recommended Reading

Health: Congress has blocked new rules for school lunches, meaning that pizza is still technically a vegetable in school cafeterias. Also: "There is little evidence that stretching [before exercise] does anything important, but there is also little to be lost from doing it."

Sports: The paper digs deeper into the background of Jerry Sandusky, by going back to his hometown and interviewing people who grew up with him.

Crime: Sometimes DNA evidence isn't enough to get prosecutors to back down from a conviction. 

Technology: The Salvation Army is now taking digital donations at man of it sidewalk bell ringing sites. You can swipe your credit card instead of dropping coins.

Books: Critical legend Greil Marcus takes a new look at the band The Doors and may possibly rescue them from their reputation for "falsity, pretension, bad poetry.”

Food: Take something Mexican (the burrito), add an American twist (the deep fryer) and you have what may become the official food Arizona: the chimichanga

This article is from the archive of our partner The Wire.