Hoping for a Liberal Pope, Marriage by Skype, and a New BBQ Mecca

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: A majority of U.S. Roman Catholics in a new poll on the Church "said they wanted the next pope to make the church’s teachings more liberal," and there has been a shift on attitudes toward birth control in "an indication that Mr. Obama's framing of the issue is holding sway even among many Catholics."

World: Tears and conflict in Venezuela following Chavez's death.

U.S.: Governor Rick Scott is moving towards the center in his politics, "a necessity in this diverse swing state" of Florida.

New York: Proxy marriages, allowing marriages in the absence of spouses, are more frequently used in immigrant communities, where marriages have happened via Skype.

Technology: Yahoo employees say Marissa Mayer's policy about working from the office had to do with specific problems at Yahoo.

Sports: Adidas is bringing back 1990s trend Zubaz with their shorts for the N.C.A.A. tournament.

Opinion: Maureen Dowd on Dick Cheney and the new documentary about him.

Art & Design: Columbia University's Campbell Sports Center in Inwood is, according to Michael Kimmelman, "a tough, sophisticated and imaginative work of architecture for a devilish site."

Dining & Wine: Mighty Quinn's in the East Village comes "as close to delivering on all fronts as any barbecue place the city has seen so far."

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