Hackers Divided, Saying No to Bribes, and Calling an Angel's Cellphone
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
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Top Stories: Coordinated arrests of computer hackers are fracturing the community as some prominent members have turned out to be informants for authorities. An Indian website is collecting anonymous stories of low-level bribery in a effort to expose persistent corruption around the world.
Science: Another particle accelerator team in Illinois says their data suggest that the Higgs Boson is real and may be found soon.
Opinion: Israel and the U.S. are divided on two key questions about Iran: If they decided to build a nuclear weapon, will the allies know in time, and if so, can they do anything about it? A proposal to only make patients pay for drugs that actually make them better. Can Rick Santorum's combination of social conservatism and economic populism keep working?
New York: A woman charged with running a brothel on the Upper East Side may have had several wealthy and well-connected clients who won't want to see a trial. City restaurants are fighting back against the health department's letter grading system that some say is inconsistently and confusing applied.
Politics: Super Tuesday voters still say that the economy is their number one issue.
Food: Making homemade versions of popular junk food like Twinkies and Oreos.
Books: Kindle Singles have become a popular format for long-form journalism. A book about the drug war and mass incarceration of black people has become a huge best seller.
World: A Gothic cathedral in the Netherlands installed a stone angel carrying a cell phone, and now two different phone numbers are competing for people who want to "call" the angel.
Styles: Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has made a star of 3-year-old Hudson Kroenig, the son of another male model.
Obituaries: Donald Payne, the first black Congressman, from New Jersey. Robert Sherman, who along with his brother, wrote scores of songs and music for Disney movies like Mary Poppins.
Sunday Magazine: What really happened to the 18 students in Le Roy, New York, who developed mysterious and unexplained twitches and seizures? Third world countries have a hard time holding on to their best doctors when they can come to America for better pay, better facilities, and patients they can actually help.
Photo Gallery of the Day: Refugees escape across the border from Syria to Turkey.