New Taxi Cabs, Dyed Easter Chicks, and Amnesty at the Zoo

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: Using cell phone as tracking devices is an increasingly popular, though legally questionable form of surveillance. A zoo in Connecticut held an "amnesty day" where people were encouraged to turn in dangerous and exotic pets with no questions asked. Animal rights activists fight the practice of dying baby chickens in Easter colors.

Politics: Mitt Romney campaign is "swimming" in "informal advisers" who are unpaid consultants that shape the campaign without taking responsibility for it.

World: The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt faces a presidential challenge from more hardline Islamists.

Opinion: Paul Krugman says the House Republicans budget is "the most fraudulent budget in American history."

Media: David Carr says that in the media coverage of Trayvon Martin "positions are hardening and misinformation is flourishing" as both sides search for facts that backs up their politics.

New York: The City of New York and Nissan are designing the next generation of taxi cabs from the ground up. A popular therapist known for helping gay men cope with life in New York shocked friends and clients by committing suicide.

Technology: Voice recognition software will soon control more and more of our machines. Engineers who run the Domain Name System were forced to beef up security after rumors of a pending online attack.

Theater: A review of a Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man.

U.S.: The admissions process at the University of Texas will face Supreme Court scrutiny even though few people know how it really works.

Books: Self-publishing companies allow young kids to publish their first books, even though they are actually paid for by their parents.

Health: Is is becoming "normal" for girls to go through puberty before age 10?

Photo Gallery of the Day: A tour of the new Harry Potter Film Studio in London.

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