Paul Ryan's Next Act, the Gun Map Paper Speaks Out, and the Crimson Tide

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: Online courses are popular but not yet lucrative.

World: Opposition to censorship at a Chinese newspaper is an affront to the "measured political program of the new Chinese leader Xi Jinping."

U.S.: The warden of the Metropolitan Detention Center in New Mexico has "angered many in Albuquerque" by advocating shutting down the jail's methadone program.

Politics: Paul Ryan's next move: supporters say he "did not necessarily return to the House to start building a presidential campaign."

New York: The Journal News employees speak about the backlash to their publication and mapping of handgun permit owners.

Technology: At the Consumer Electronics Show "television makers like Samsung, Sony, LG and Panasonic are trying to grab attention by supersizing their television screens and quadrupling the level of detail in their images."

Sports: Alabama coach Nick Saban has one "blemish" on his resumé heading into the Alabama Crimson Tide's championship game tonight — the two seasons he coached the Miami Dolphins.

Opinion: Patrick J. McCloskey and Joseph Claude Harris on Catholic education.

Theater: Broadway shows that were scheduled for the 2012-2013 season, even those with high-profile names behind them, are being delayed or cancelled.

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