The Problem with Weapons Bans, Julian Assange on Screen, and Victor Cruz

A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.

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Behind the New York Times pay wall, 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: Politicians advocating an assault weapons ban will run into some of the same problems illuminated by the 1994 ban.

U.S.: To combat gender inequality in the Mormon Church women participated in a "Wear Pants to Church" event Sunday.

World: Sunni and Shiite Muslims who live on the border of Syria in Lebanon fight on opposing sides of Syrian conflict in that country but maintain a truce at home.

New York: How a high rise called Sand Castle in Far Rockaway weathered Sandy after being abandoned.

Business: After arrests in the Candian maple syrup heist the "size and the international scope of the theft underscore Quebec’s outsize position in the maple syrup industry."

Sports: Victor Cruz travels to Newtown to visit the family of Jack Pinto, one of the victims of the shooting who was a fan of Cruz.

Opinion: Nicholas Kristof responds to comments following a column on gun control.

Movies: A number of filmmakers are clamoring to tell the story of WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.

Fashion & Style: After her company filed for bankruptcy the perennially cool Betsey Johnson is setting about reinventing her brand.

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