Friends and Foes at the Supreme Court, Spam Battles, and a Yoga Sex Scandal

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: Theodore B. Olson and Charles J. Cooper—friends and conservatives—argued on opposite sides before the Supreme Court on the question of marriage equality.

World: John Kerry met with a group of Afghan women "who have managed to make their way in male-dominated Afghan society" in a meeting that highlighted progress and concerns.

National: A lawsuit brought by a young woman in California accuses the founder of bikram yoga "of sexual harassment, discrimination and defamation."

New York: Renters are staying away from the still battered Jersey Shore even as summer approaches.

Technology: A fight between a spam-fighting group and a Dutch company that hosts sites that are said to send spam is "causing widespread congestion and jamming crucial infrastructure around the world."

Sports: Twins Markieff and Marcus Morris play for the Phoenix Suns, which has "served as a kind of sneakered laboratory over the years for the study of brotherly dynamics."

Opinion: Leila Schneps and Coralie Colmez on the "bad math" of the Amanda Knox case.

Books: Publishers are putting out a number of books for all age ranges on bullying.

Dining & Wine: Pete Wells on Red Hook, which "offers an impressive variety of tastes."

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