The Suicide Cost of Guns, Why Japan Loves the Fax Machine, and Shoes

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: While the gun control debate has focused on massacres, "far more Americans die by turning guns on themselves."

World: Japan remains attached to the fax machine, which in the U.S. is being added to the Smithsonian collection.

U.S.: The Christopher Dorner case drew a large response from Los Angeles police, whose own were targeted, leaving some nonemergency calls un-answered and changing life in neighborhoods.

New York: Bloomberg now wants to get rid of plastic foam.

Sports: The shady world of soccer fixing and Tan Seet Eng, a man from Singapore.

Opinion: Gail Collins on preschool.

Movies: Though Beautiful Creatures is filled with familiar themes, Manohla Dargis says because of that fact "what the writer and director Richard LaGravenese does with the story all the more notable."

Fashion & Style: Ten years after Steve Madden was sentenced to prison, he "seems more central to the brand than ever."

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