Teachers' Strike, Lions, and Katie Couric

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 teachers' strike in Chicago illuminates "just how much teachers’ unions, which have provided sizable donations and many grass-roots volunteers to countless Democratic campaigns, have been thrown back on their heels in recent years."

World: Many in Ecuador, a "politically divided country," have supported their president's decision  to grant asylum to Julian Assange, seeing Britain as a bully.

Politics: Bill Clinton, who is now on the trail for Obama campaigns, "has reinvented himself as a bipartisan figure from a mythical era of across-the-aisle cooperation."

New York: Even as the city prepares for the effects climate change, "critics say New York is moving too slowly to address the potential for flooding that could paralyze transportation, cripple the low-lying financial district and temporarily drive hundreds of thousands of people from their homes."

Technology: With the new iPhone coming out attention is once again turned to Foxconn.

Science: An essay on the trouble with suburban lions in Nairobi. More and more frequently veterinarians and human doctors are communicating and collaborating.

Health: With funds from the Affordable Care Act, local governments are attempting to target unhealthy lifestyles in their communities.

Sports: Andy Murray's road to his first Grand Slam victory.

Opinion: Kurt Eichenwald on the warnings President Bush had of a terrorist attack before 9/11.

Television: The first episode of Katie Couric's new talk show "looked a lot like a one-woman Today show."

Theater: Ben Brantley reviews Chaplin: The Musical which he calls "soppy."

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