Broadway Movies, Changing Autism, and the End of an Era for Squash

A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.

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Top Stories: Myanmar is reigniting an ethnic civil war near the border with China that threatens the relations between both countires and the United States. Some college volunteers who signed up to teach English to kids in Mexico say they were scammed into joining a religious indoctrination program  A growing number of Western soldiers in Afghanistan are being killed by Afghan soldiers who are supposed to be their allies.

Health: Doctors are proposing changes to the definition of autism that would make it harder for someone to be diagnosed with it and leave many people unable to receive needed treatment services.

Business: An explanation of the differences between unearned and earned income and also how they came to be taxed much differently. Despite the outrage over Mitt Romney's 15% tax rate, most Americans actually pay less than that. The drop in Wall Street earnings have some worried that the best days are never coming back.

Arts: Broadway producers now welcome Hollywood adaptations of plays and musicals as a way to actually boost ticket sales rather than undercut them; and it doesn't hurt movie studios to build off an established brands. Movie reviews for Haywire and Red Tails.

Science: A drug treatment that is helping dogs with spinal cord injuries walk again may lead to similar treatments for paralyzed humans.

Sports: Yale's 5-4 win over Trinity College in squash this week ended the longest winning streak in the history of all college sports: 252 consecutive matches dating back almost 14 years. Freestyle skier and Olympic hopeful Sarah Burke died on Thursday, nine days after landing on her head during a training run.

Obituaries: Johnny Otis, the "godfather of R&B."

Opinion: An Orthodox Rabbi argues that the battle over women and modesty is a really a problem for men, who must take responsibility for their own "improper" thoughts, rather than oppress women for being the object of them.

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