Remembering Bradbury, Alzheimer's in the Family, and Tech's Most Eligible Bachelors

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: Suicides are on the rise in parts of Iraq, as the introduction of TV and internet (made possible by the war) gives women forced into arrange marriages a glimpse of what their life could have been. The U.S.'s drone and cyberwarfare programs (and news stories exposing them) are fueling debates about secrecy, security, and media leaks.

Science: Researchers have found a way to map the genome of a fetus using only a blood sample of the mother and saliva from the father, allowing them to see a child's entire genetic makeup before it is born.

Politics: European austerity gives Democrats a working example of how steep budget cuts make bad economies worse. Deportations are not slowing down despite a seven-month review of the 411,000 cases currently pending.

Health: More is not necessarily better when it comes improving health through exercise.

Technology: Foursquare overhauls its location-sharing service into a recommendation engine.

Travel: Tips for overseas travelers on how to handle and look out for your money.

Real Estate: A abandoned factory was converted to apartments in New Orleans, but residents are not allowed to remove the graffiti that was put there before they arrived.

Books: A British journalist has written about the chilling true story of a woman who's disappearance in Tokyo led to the discovery of a grisly serial killer. A look at the new Poet Laureate, Natasha Trethewey.

Obituaries: An obituary of Ray Bradbury and an appraisal of his career from critic Michiko Kakutani.

Styles: Celebrity hairstyles could make 2012 the "year of the bangs." Mark Zuckerberg is taken, but there are plenty of single rich tech moguls. Young teenagers now have to consider full beauty treatments, including waxing, before heading off to summer camp.

Sports: The 1.5-mile Belmont Stakes will be the ultimate test for I'll Have Another, who may have the stamina to win it. A on-site doctor is charged with caring for Belmont Park's 1,500 track workers, who live in dorms and usually have no other health care. Another Miami Heat loss tonight would confirm two popular narratives about basketball: That the Miami experiment is a failure and that LeBron James lacks the championship instinct. Ukraine's greatest soccer star will finally be on center stage when his nation hosts the Euro 2012 championship.

Magazine: A family ravaged by Alzheimer's copes with the fear by helping scientists study the gene that most of them carry.

Photo Gallery of the Day: The Space Shuttle Enterprise's final journey up the Hudson River to the Intrepid Museum.

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