Drone Denials, Inside the God Particle, and the Rise of Amazon Primetime

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: In a turnaround of sorts that seems to "underscore the longstanding difficulty of gaining reliable information about America's drone program," American officials now say the U.S. is not responsible for two unmanned strikes in Pakistan last month.

World: The killing of Syrian soldiers and Iraqis in Iraq "appeared to be the most serious spillover of violence into Iraq since the Syrian conflict began two years ago."

U.S.: The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, considered a "headache," is now part of an art piece "being billed as the world’s largest L.E.D. light sculpture."

New York: In New York, comics from different cultures play to familiar crowds.

Media & Advertising: With made-for-the-Internet TV, companies like Amazon, Netflix, and maybe even Twitter "are, in effect, creating new networks for television through broadband pipes and also giving rise to new rivalries."

Science: An in-depth look at how the Higgs Boson was discovered, in multiple parts.

Sports: The widespread coverage of Khalil Edney's shot at his New Rochelle High School playoff basketball game says "less about the basketball player and his moment than it did about this era of modern sports."

Opinion: Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman on the U.S.'s bases in Germany and Japan.

Theater: The new production of Breakfast at Tiffany's on Broadway is using cat actors, who are difficult to work with as the script essentially requires the cats to obey commands like dogs.

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