Losing Greece's Artifacts, Paying Helpful Drivers, and Poland vs. Russia
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
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Top Stories: Austerity in Greece means layoffs of state-funded archaeologists, which threatens the country's valuable and extensive antiquities. People who donate kidneys often find they can no longer get health insurance, even if they're perfectly healthy.
World: Italy has replaced Spain as the new focus in the European crisis. Liberal Tunisians feel threatened by hard-line Islamists whose aggressive demonstrations and "thuggish behavior" routinely goes unpunished.
New York: Despite a huge push by Mayor Bloomberg to combat obesity, two-thirds of adults in the Bronx are still overweight.
Politics: Mitt Romney constantly argues for school choice, but won't mention the most obvious method for that: vouchers. Former Senator Bob Kerry is looking to return to a much different Senate then the one he left 11 years ago.
Sports: Given the turbulent history between the two countries, Poland's match against Russia at Euro 2012 on Tuesday is about more than just soccer. Cool interactive shooting charts for the players in the NBA Finals.
Business: A maker of electric car batteries has struggled to stay in business, but says it will unveil a new technological breakthrough on Tuesday. Professional organizations and state regulations make it difficult for people to change jobs or start new careers.
U.S.: Traffic managers look at ways to reward drivers for changing their behavior, rather than punish them with taxes and "congestion pricing."
Technology: A popular conspiracy theory warns that the U.N., China, and Russia are plotting to take control of the internet.
Real Estate: Comedian Joan Rivers takes her role as the president of the condo board for her upper East Side building very seriously.
Health: People choose artificial sweeteners based on a lot of "hearsay, mythology and whim" about their relative safety and healthiness.
Science: A dusty notebook found in the Rutgers University archives gives new clues about who really deserves credit for the discovery of the first antibiotic to cure tuberculosis. New research suggests that babies' brains form memories very on, even if the memories cannot be retrieved later.
Books: Two new books look at how birds behave.
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