Curbing Everyday Gun Violence, the Re-birth of the Electric Car, All-American Whiskey

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: Obama's gun proposals, while hoping to prevent massacres, are also seeking to curb "more commonplace gun violence."

World: Syrian rebels still have not won over "a significant bloc of Syrians who are wary of the uprising."

U.S.: In Williston, North Dakota oil is plentiful and with that comes men, but women are few, making it a hostile environment for female members of the community.

New York: Andrew Cuomo signed into law a "sweeping package" of gun control laws "making New York the first state to change its laws in response to the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school."

Business: General Motors and Nissan are sinking their teeth into the electric car business.

Sports: Though the Bulls' Joakim Noah still draws taunts his "game has grown, slowly but surely, to match his bravado."

Opinion: Maureen Dowd on how "the president always seems to be dancing alone."

Art & Design: Michael Kimmelman's study of Jusepe de Ribera's portraits of patriarchs and prophets in the church of the Certosa di San Martino comes with an interactive graphic.

Dining & Wine: The hazards of the immersion blender. American malted whiskeys are getting praise.

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