The Great White Horse, an Assassin's Tombstone, and Pimps Sell Their Stories

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The Great White Horse, an Assassin's Tombstone, and Pimps Sell Their Stories

Now that The New York Times pay wall is live, 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.

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Top Stories: Financial lenders are starting to give credit to risky borrowers again. A political scandal in China has turned into a murder investigation after the death of a British man has been connected to a prominent (and already suspended) Communist party official. Corporations spends millions on unnecessary security for top executives, who can then write off the perks (like private jets) on their taxes.

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U.S.: U.S. visa rules are hampering the ability of foreign performers to put on shows in America. The University of Pittsburgh has had to deal with 50 bomb threats since mid-February (including 12 on Monday alone).

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Technology: The Facebook-Instagram deal shows that mobile companies don't even need the web to create a billion-dollar business anymore.

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Opinion: The makers of the major anti-flu drug Tamiflu will not release data that could prove (or disprove) claims that the drug is actually as effective as the company says it is. "Pure speculation" of oil drives up the price by as much as 40% while adding no value to the process. There are a lot of better ways to collect taxes than the system we use, but ours is unlikely to change.

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World: A Russian city near Moscow is plagued by sinkholes caused by an abandoned mine.

New York: A man charged with running a prostitution ring is trying to turn his trial into a media event to raise interest in a possible book or movie.

Business: The strategy behind startups buying other startups and how it can pay off. Washington protects manufacturers when they do business overseas, but does little to help service companies, like UPS or insurance firms, who sometimes face huge restrictions in other countries.

Law: The legal fight over who owns Lee Harvey Oswald's tombstone.

Advertising: The restaurant Denny's has launched a celebrity interview series online as way to reel in younger customers.

Sports: A Kentucky Derby contender is gaining a following for his rare, nearly all-white coat.

Health: A partnership between doctors and chefs is trying to blend good nutrition with tasty food.

Real Estate: A Ukrainian fertilizer tycoon just bought a $300 million Wall Street building with cash.

Books: Economist Tyler Cowen attacks the slow-food, eat local movement and defends big agribusiness. 

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