Horse Racing Dangers, Getting Some Sleep, and Doing Battle in the Supreme Court
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
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: How the lawyers in the health care legal fight prepared for this week's marathon Supreme Court hearing. The 1867 Anti-Injunction Act that is at the heart of Day One's arguments. Iraq prepares to host a three-day Arab League summit, amid dangerous conditions.
Politics: Two Iowa congressmen from neighboring districts are now fighting for the same seat after redistricting. How rival Ted Kennedy influenced Mitt Romney's political career.
Opinion: Thomas Friedman says our Middle East policies have failed with almost every country. One professor wants to "redefine what we mean by 'parking lot' to include something that not only allows a driver to park his car, but also offers a variety of other public uses." A writer describes growing up gay in Morocco.
Business: A former hedge fund manager blames Goldman Sachs for damage that led to the collapse of his fund.
Sports: Two dozen horses die every week at American racetracks as industry practices have a made a dangerous sport more dangerous.
World: Austerity in Europe is causing severe cuts in public art and culture programs.
Health: Sleeping pills can be dangerous, but so is the risk of not getting enough sleep. On the other hand, daily exercise can help you sleep better.
Technology: The internet company OMGPOP (and its founder) were about to go bankrupt when the company launched Draw Something seven weeks and was quickly bought for $200 million.
Books: A new volume of Thomas Edison's papers (the seventh of a planned 15) is now out. In The Righteous Mind, psychologist Jonathan Haidt argues that political opponents can't be reasoned with because people make decisions based on moral values, not reason.
Obituaries: Al Ross, a cartoonist whose work appeared in The New Yorker since the 1930s.
Photo Gallery of the Day: An all-girls military academy in Moscow.