Cheney's Miracle Heart, Clothes That Hide Your Gun, and 'Ghost' Is Dead

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

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Now that The New York Times pay wall is live, you only get 10 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: The nation's biggest health insurers have switched to a new payment system that significantly increases the cost to the patient. Europe is starting to question the push for austerity that has weakened its already struggling economies. San Diego is an vicious and expensive fight with the companies the bring it water through the desert.

Opinion: Israel must take unilateral action to create a two-state solution. America could improve voter turnout by turning ballots into lottery tickets.

U.S.: Nobel Peace Prize winners dropped in on Chicago public school classrooms on Monday.

Politics: The Occupy movement is planning ahead for the national party conventions. Does the vice-presidential nominee actually make a difference when it comes to winning their home state in the election?

Science: A entomologist and his wife in Washington State discovered a rare moth, never seen before in North America, in their own backyard. Friendships between females can be seen throughout the animal kingdom.

Health: Throughout his life, Dick Cheney has benefited from almost every available advance in heart treatments, from drugs to a transplant. Going down a slide with a young child on your lap is actually more dangerous then letting them slide alone.

Sports: Olympic wrestler Stephany Lee will be one of the very few openly gay (and married to a same-sex partner) athletes to ever take part in the Games. The price of equipment for little league baseball players is skyrocketing.

Food: Some prominent chefs rely on music in their restaurant kitchens to keep them going.

Business: Many disgraced CEOs continue to sit on prominent corporate boards even after resigning or getting fired from other companies.

New York: Former students fight to save a Brooklyn high school that was a last resort for many troubled kids.

Theater: A review of the musical adaptation of the movie Ghost, which Charles Isherwood says "may not be the very worst musical ever made from a movie .....  But it is just as fla­vor­less and lack­ing in dra­matic vi­tal­i­ty as many that have come before."

World: Despite its huge cost to the economy, Mexicans accept bribery as the way things get done in their country.

Sunday Magazine: Paul Krugman says Ben Bernanke has not done all he could as Fed chairman to help American workers.

Obituaries: George Rathman, the first CEO of Amgen, who helped developed two of the most successful pharmaceutical drugs of all time.

Education: How to fool a computer that is grading your standardized test essay.

Fashion: Clothing companies that cater to those who carry concealed handguns.

Photo Gallery of the Day: Bocce ball is still a favorite past time for young and old.

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