The CIA's Secret Role in Syria, Newtown Aid, and Florida Gulf Coast's New Fans

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: Exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky's death remains unexplained, but an embarrassing court verdict loomed large over his final years: "He had lived large for so long, it seemed, he did not know how to live small."

World: The C.I.A. is aiding in "expanding a secret airlift of arms and equipment for the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad."

U.S.: Tennessee's "health care lottery of sorts" has residents hoping to get coverage calling frantically in a short window of time.

New York: There are varying views as to what to do with the millions of dollars of aid that flooded into Newtown following the tragic school shooting.

Business: European Union leaders made a deal on a bailout package "intended to keep Cyprus in the euro zone and rebuild its devastated economy."

Media & Advertising: Ads not just for social media or young people are using the language of social media.

Technology: The Department of Homeland Security is looking to recruit young hackers.

Sports: Playing with excitement, Florida Gulf Coast University is making even Duke fans cheer as they make history in the N.C.A.A. tournament.

Opinion: Bill Keller on the question of states "veering off the mainstream, especially on these issues of personal liberty."

Television: Steve Harvey's show "has been the surprise hit of daytime TV."

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