Evita's Return, Fixing Your Sick Pet, and NYC's Best Apartment Ad

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

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Top Stories: The Navy still has high hopes for the Littoral Combat Ship, a fast, lightweight attack boat that has been beset by production problems. Hezbollah's alliance with Bashar al-Assad could isolate it from the rest of the Arab world. The Republican National Committee has turned around its struggling fundraising efforts.

NYC: More than a dozen NYC teachers disciplined for inappropriate behavior with a student still have their jobs even though the city tried have them fired. The largest rooftop greenhouse in the country will be built on top of an old warehouse in Brooklyn.

Real Estate: A three-bedroom apartment with two balconies and seven fireplaces is available in the famous Dakota building on Central Park West. (The price: $29.6 million.) Other apartment buildings are adding libraries as a building amenity.

World: The Russian Orthodox Church altered a photo of its leader to erase the $30,000 watch on his wrist.
Opinion: Florida's gun laws mean Tampa can not ban handguns outside the Republican convention this summer.
Business: Analysts are predicting disappointing numbers when corporate earnings for the first quarter are revealed next week. Advertisers are adding mobile games to those long ad rolls shown before movies. Two divisions of Del Monte are fighting in court over what constitutes "fresh" fruit.
Arts: Is Judy Garland still a gay icon?
Technology: Heirs to old money are taking their inheritance and connections into the tech startup scene.
Science: Health care for pets has drastically improved, but some still question the cost of keeping older animals alive.
Theater:review of the revival of Evita.
Movies: Damsels in Distress is Whit Stillman's first movie since 1998. The fourth American Pie movie is reviewed. Daniel Radcliffe will play Alan Ginsberg in a movie in production about a real life murder that was an "emotional fulcrum" for the Beat Generation.
Politics: The Catholic Campaign, which donates millions of dollars a year to non-profit groups, is under pressure to take money away from those groups that don't conform to Church ideals (or associate with others than don't) on issues like birth control and gay rights.
Obituaries: Jim Marshall, inventor of one of the most popular rock and roll amplifiers. Ferdinand Porsche, grandson of the car company founder and designer of the classic 911 sports car.
Photo Gallery of the Day: The New York Mets opening day.
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