A Dissident Escapes, Stopping Cellulite, and a Look Inside the White House

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: Piecing together the timeline of Chen Guangcheng's escape from his house arrest to Beijing. How the Romney campaign screwed up the hiring and firing of gay spokesman Richard Grenell.

Opinion: Death of a Salesman is a play about the failure of middle-class dreams, yet few middle class people can afford to see the current Broadway revival. Nicholas Kristof on the thousands of chemicals humans are exposed to every day.

New York: The NYPD used its "warrant squads" (officers tasked with tracking down those with minor outstanding warrants) as a questionable tactic to monitor Occupy Wall Street protesters.  New York City is shifting prostitution enforcement to pimps and treating the women as victims.

World: Aid groups in Pakistan are no longer trusted after a vaccination program was used to help track down Osama bin Laden.

Politics: President Obama faces the challenge of seeming tough on national security, while also trying to withdraw troops from overseas.

Health: How to avoid germs and stay healthy when traveling. A new treatment promises to permanently remove cellulite.

Travel: A review of websites that promise refunds if the price of a hotel or plane reservation drops after you buy it.

Obituaries: NFL player Junior Seau. Earl Rose, the Dallas County coroner on duty when President Kennedy was shot.

Food: How to cook soft shell crabs.

Photo Gallery of the Day: A tour of the White House.

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