Teaching Children Manners, the iEconomy, and Sled Hockey

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: Latter-day Emily Posts teach manners to a new generation of children.

World: Bolivia, though in a tiff with the United States over its combat of narcotics, "has advanced its own unorthodox approach toward controlling the growing of coca, which veers markedly from the wider war on drugs and includes high-tech monitoring of thousands of legal coca patches intended to produce coca leaf for traditional uses."

U.S.: The liberal bent of the Washington State Legislature may be an "illusion" as two Democrats in the State Senate were "bolting from the party's ranks this month to join with Republicans in creating a new majority coalition."

New York: Hurricane Sandy hurt the "odds of securing mental health treatment" as it struck some of the city's biggest psychiatric hospitals.

Business: Improvements are being seen at the notorious Foxconn factory, though the latest in the Times's iEconomy series insists that "chronic problems remain."

Sports: Sled hockey, while sometimes played by able-bodied participants, "was designed for athletes with mobility limitations caused by injuries or conditions like cerebral palsy."

Opinion: Charles M. Blow on Republican blues.

Music: Relive the concerts you didn't attend as the Times's jazz and pop critics chronicle their favorites of the year.

Fashion & Style: Jennifer Mankins, the owner of the "mini-chain of boutiques" Bird, is the "the queen of Brooklyn retail."

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