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Sam Jackson, How Women Olympians Get Treated, and It's Pat Kiernan's World

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:  Two House Democrats from Pennsylvania were defeated in primary contests after opposing the President's health care bill. Some banks appear to be targeting low-income customers with products that come with high fees, drawing comparisons to predatory payday lenders. The Wal-Mart Mexico story has revived interest in the Foreign Cor­rupt Prac­tices Act.

U.S.: The shooting of another unarmed black man in Georgia has not gotten the same attention as the Trayvon Martin case. A farm in Oregon has become a sanctuary for aging chickens who live out their lives after they stop laying eggs.

New York: A profile of New York's favorite local news anchor, Pat Kiernan.

Technology: Many couples fight over how much of their relationship should be shared online. Learning a new language through mobile apps means paying more for more comprehensive programs.

Sports: A discussion of women athletes at the Olympics where some are banned, while others compete in little more than bathing suits.

Art: Artist Dawn Kasper moved her entire apartment into the Whitney Museum.

Science: Bioengineered crops mean an increased use of pesticides that many believe are hazardous to human health.

Fashion: High end designers move into the market for children's clothes.

Theater: A review of the Metropolitan Opera's newest complete cycle of Wagner's Ring. A group of Catholic priests are investing in an upcoming Broadway musical that they hope will raise them money and help spread the faith.

Books: A biography of Clarence Birdseye, who invented the quick freezing method that allows for modern frozen food.

Sunday Magazine: A profile of Samuel L. Jackson.

Photo Gallery of the Day: The star-studded gala for Time's 100 most influential people list.

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