Enemy of the Mandate, Santorum's Catholic Problem, and Madonna's 'MDNA'

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Enemy of the Mandate, Santorum's Catholic Problem, and Madonna's 'MDNA'

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Enemy of the Mandate, Santorum's Catholic Problem, and Madonna's 'MDNA'

Now that The New York Times pay wall is live, you only get 20 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.

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Top Stories: Georgetown professor Randy Barnett is the lawyer most responsible for pushing the idea that the health insurance mandate is unconstitutional. Elite private schools mine parents' data for non-stop fundraising efforts.

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Politics: Despite being Catholic himself, Rick Santorum has lost the Catholic vote in almost every state he's run in.

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New York: Gentrification finally comes to the South Bronx.

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Science: James Cameron says says the landscape he found at the bottom of the ocean was "a very lunar, very desolate place." Amalie Noether was called the most “significant” and “creative” female mathematician of all time, by Albert Einstein, and is probably the best mathematician you've never heard of.

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World: Tunisia says its new constitution will not mention Islamic law as a source of legislation.

U.S.: Teenagers with A.D.H.D. struggle to earn their driver's license.

Art: A re-discovered Cezanne watercolor will be auctioned off for around $15 million to $20 million.

Music: A review of Madonna's new album,"a bipolar collection that pumps out effervescent electronic pop before making way for a contentious personal agenda."

TV: The FX network has carved a niche reaching out to the valuable young male demographic with  "risky, breakthrough and even occasionally offensive material."

Real Estate: Some apartment seekers in the competitive New York market write personal "love" letters to sellers hoping to sway their decision.

Books: The New Republic is a comic novel about terrorism that was actually written in 1998, but not published until this year for various (somewhat obvious) reasons.

Obituaries: Boxing writer Bert Sugar saw it all.

Photo Gallery of the Day: The Pope in Cuba.

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