Old Favorites Return to TV, Gadgets Worth Buying, and Bill Clinton's Mixed Blessings
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
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: A new poll finds plummeting approval ratings for the Supreme Court as most Americans think their decisions are influenced by politics. India has massive grain surpluses, yet one-fifth of its population is malnourished.
Business: Portugal accepts its painful austerity measures with little protest.
U.S.: The death of a trainer and a lawsuit have forced Sea World to suspend in-water interactions between trainers and killer whales, making their famous shows less intimate. Two ambitious and quirky projects — the Golden Gate Bridge and the Seattle Space Needle — are celebrating big birthdays.
World: The arrest of a long-wanted suspect has reawakened bad memories of Toyko's deadly subway gas attack of 1995.
Opinion: Paul Krugman will likely infuriate conservatives by declaring Ronald Reagan a Keynesian.
Sports: Doodnauth Shivmangal is the trainer of a Belmont long shot, but he's making his fellow Guyanese immigrants proud.
Politics: Having Bill Clinton in your corner comes with big rewards and bigger risks.
New York: Auto wheel thefts appear to be on the rise in New York City, thanks to new power tools that make them easy to steal quickly.
Technology: Reviewer David Pogue reveals what gadgets he actually buys for his family.
Television: Aaron Sorkin returns to TV with his upcoming HBO show The Newsroom. Trashy nighttime show Dallas returns to the airwaves next week, with much of the original cast. Comedians undo the traditional talk show format with new takes on the genre.
Theater: Predictions for Sunday night's Tony Awards. Also: Classic performances from previous Tony broadcasts.
Real Estate: High-end brokers were asked: If you had a client willing to spend $30 million or more, what five apartments would you show them?
Movies: A review of Alien prequel Prometheus.
Art: What happens when a muesum-goer is drawn to the same painting over and over again?
Travel: How to spend 36 hours in Osaka, Japan.
Obituaries: Nolan Miller, the designer who crafted the glamorously over-the-top look of the soap opera Dynasty.
Magazine: Chuck Klosterman's first effort as the new Ethicist.
Photo Gallery of the Day: Celebrities with bangs.