A Titanic Obsession, Robot Rescuers, and Who's Really Paying for the Dodgers?

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: Violent crime is falling, but the number of police officers killed in the line of duty is way up. The victim of a notorious acid attack in Pakistan nine years ago killed herself recently after suffering through 38 surgeries to repair the damage.

World: A labor activist known for fighting for better working conditions in Bangladesh's garment industry was found tortured and murdered.

Sports: Camden Yards, the stadium that revolutionized modern baseball parks, turns 20 years old this year. A soccer team in Juarez, Mexico, went bankrupt just four years after it inspired the troubled town that is plagued by drug violence.

U.S.: Rare weather phenomena, rather than human error, may have caused the Titanic to hit that iceberg. How one man in second class (where only 14 percent of male passengers survived) made it into a lifeboat.

Science: The Pentagon will hold a competition to design robots that can replace humans in disaster zones.

Business: The group of investors paying $2 billion for the Los Angeles Dodgers are using a lot of other's people's money (specifically from the clients of Guggenheim Partners) to pay for their new toy.

Theater: The musical Carrie has closed after failing on Broadway for a second time.

World: A new study based on the last year's tsunami projects massive damage to Japanese towns should another similar quake happen again.

Politics: A Super PAC devoted to unseating incumbents received a $25,000 donation from another PAC affiliated with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. A look how a false report claiming that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was about to be indicted was spread around the Web.

Opinion: Arguing for term limits for the Supreme Court.

Technology: Mexico City is building "vertical gardens" to fight its notoriously bad air pollution.

Health: Some hospitals are building special emergency rooms designed specifically for elderly patients.

New York: A call to end the NYPD's overly aggressive "stop and frisk" policy, which stopped 685,724 New Yorkers (the population of Boston), 88 percent of whom were completely innocent. A new report questions New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's decision to kill the nation's biggest public works project.

Real Estate: Many real estate developers only get into the game after their first-choice career fizzles out.

Photo Gallery of the Day: The remnants of Ciudad Juarez's lost soccer team.

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