Dividing Carolina, a Hipster Schoolhouse, and U.S. Grant vs. the Jews

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: Iran has has been working to sow unrest in Afghanistan. North Carolina and South Carolina are fixing their border, which means some people could find themselves living in a new state.

World: The Scottish independence movement is being timed to the 700th anniversary of their last independence victory at the Battle of Bannockburn. A 13-year-old maid rescued from an abusive home shines a spotlight on child labor and domestic workers in India.

Health: Poultry inspectors are upset about a plan that would allow plant employees to take over inspections of chickens. The amount of time people exercise each day has almost no effect on the amount of the time they spend sitting around doing nothing.

Books: A new book about General Grant's order to expel Jews from Kentucky during the Civil War.

Opinion: How a lack of solid health insurance hurts a family when a tragedy strikes.

Music: Electronic dance festivals and concerts have turned into huge money makers for promoters and are attracting interest from Wall Street.

Business: Wall Street banks are combing over a new law related to startup investments that could remove some regulations meant to separate research analysts from the bankers who sell based on their recommendations.

New York: Officials are considering a plan to turn the Tappan Zee Bridge into a giant greenspace over the Hudson River after its replacement bridge is built. The Brooklyn Brainery is a "hipster schoolhouse" run by two non-teachers providing classes on unusual subjects.

Politics: Rep. Paul Ryan has become a key figure in the presidential race, thanks to his vocal support for Mitt Romney and his budget proposal that was attacked by President Obama.

Technology: A review of the "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13" video game.

Science: Scientists have discovered a gene mutation that could increase the risk for autism in children.

Travel: No one seems to know why laptops are treated differently than other similar electronics devices by airport security.

Food: Four different ways to cook spinach.

Sports: Tiny Ferris State compete in Division II for every sports except hockey, where it just reached the "Frozen Four" for the first time. Golf betting, especially on The Masters, is on the rise.

Sunday Magazine: A profile of Camila Vllejo, the face of Chile's student protests.

Photo Gallery of the Day: Real estate porn in the form of an ulatra-modern Chelsea penthouse.

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