The Voice of Hacking Victims, Angry Bob Menendez, and Precious Gems

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: Companies that have been victims of hacking are breaking their silence, and the "admissions reflect the new way some companies are calculating the risks and benefits of going public."

World: Iceland, which has vast and valuable resources of energy, is trying to find a way to "transmit electricity across the more than 1,000 miles of frigid sea that separate it from the 500 million consumers of the European Union."

U.S.: Though New Orleans is in some ways now in better shape than it was before Katrina, "making it through that recovery was for many a daily trial, grueling, exasperating and slow."

New York: Senator Robert Menendez, under scrutiny, "has been described as both shaken and angry these days."

Media & Advertising: Advertisers are treating the Oscars like the Super Bowl, using it as a way to debut ads that will get big on social media.  

Baseball: Jorge Posada is fulfilling the role Yogi Berra once filled for him as a Yankees guest instructor.

Opinion: Eusebius McKaiser on the truths about South Africa that the Pistorius case reveals.

Theater: Two plays in Chicago—Teddy Ferrara and columbinus—tackle newsworthy topics with varying degrees of success.

Fashion & Style: The Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase "takes over" the city every winter bringing "dealers from China, Morocco, Siberia, Tanzania, Australia and India."

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