Chinese Hacking Motives, the Market vs. the Job Picture, and a New Oz

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: The breach by Chinese hackers of the oil-and-gas watchdog Telvent raises two different nightmare scenarios for corporate America: "preventing a crippling attack that brings down America's most critical systems, and preventing Congress from mandating that the private sector spend billions of dollars protecting against that risk."

World: Beppe Grillo, an Italian former comic and now activist, is resisting being courted by the traditional political powers.

Business: The economic split between American workers and overseeing companies "is widening and could worsen in the next few months as federal budget cuts take hold."

Education: Los Angeles' contentious three races for the school board have "become a sort of test case for those who want to overhaul public education, weakening the power of the teachers’ union, pushing for more charter schools and changing the way teachers are hired and fired."

New York: To curb juvenile robbers the NYPD has been "essentially staging interventions and force-feeding outreach in an effort to stem a tide of robberies by dissuading those most likely to commit them."

Media & Advertising: Disney hopes audiences will embrace their version of Oz.

Health: The news that a baby is said to have been cured from H.I.V. "could give a lift to research aimed at a cure, something that only a few years ago was thought to be virtually impossible, though some experts said the findings in the baby would probably not be relevant to adults."

Sports: The Knicks' fate is sealed by LeBron James and the Miami Heat, who interfere with New York's chances.

Opinion: Richard A. Daynard on cigarettes.

Theater: The new production of Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella brings to mind the Oscars in that both productions "were confronting the knotty problem of being both traditional and up to date in a culture that has no tone to call its own."

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