Climate Change, Cranky Politicians, And Roller Coasters

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: The U.S. sends a message to Iran with military reinforcements in the Persian Gulf. Lonnie Thompson, one of the scientists who "essentially discovered the problem of global warming," faces his own aging.

World: Mitt Romney is headed to Israel in a trip that aims to woo Jewish and evangelical Christian supporters. Fiji’s leader, Commodore Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, intended his rule to be a transition to democracy, but the country still faces strict rule and implicit censorship.

U.S.: The only abortion clinic in Mississippi experiences an increased amount of calls as the threat of shut-down looms.

New York: New Jersey Gov. Christie and and New York Mayor Bloomberg are getting cranky in the heat.

Technology: A club at Palo Alto High fosters the hopeful future leaders of Silicon Valley.

Science: Wooden roller coasters: fun and physics.

Health: Women are looking for over-the-counter products for sexual enhancement as female sexual dysfunction is set to becoming an "official diagnosis."

Sports: The members of the U.S. Olympic swimming team looks like champions, but will have to face tough competition in the Games.

Opinion: David Brooks writes about health care: "If Americans want to replace this thing, they should do it themselves."

Books: Mormonism is having its academic moment with a boon in books and scholarship on the subject.

Movies: Manohla Dargis reviews "The Amazing Spider-Man," in which she says Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone "are by far the movie’s greatest assets."

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