The Real Swearing-in, MIT vs. Aaron Swartz, and 'The Following'

Esther Zuckerman
January 21, 2013

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.

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Top Stories: Though African Americans remain supportive of President Obama, in interviews some experts and leaders say "they have been disappointed by the slow pace of change for African-Americans, whose children, for instance, are still more likely to live in poverty than those of any other race." 

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World: The hostage crisis in Algeria shows the "challenges the United States and its allies face in confronting terrorist cells that have taken up sanctuary across northern Africa."

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U.S.: The new trend in beer halls is making them charitable. 

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Politics: Obama's "low-key" swearing-in on Sunday "seemed to capture tempered expectations after four years of economic troubles and near-constant partisan confrontation." 

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Technology: How M.I.T. caught Aaron Swartz

Sports: For Tom Brady, the Patriots' loss "further diminished the narrative of him as the greatest in history at his exalted position." 

Opinion: The Times editorializes on the paths Republicans can take in the upcoming sessions. 

Arts & Design: Larry Rockefeller and the Metropolitan Museum of Art are fighting to preserve the view from the Cloisters

Television: Alessandra Stanley says that Fox's new television show The Following is "one of the most disturbing procedural dramas on television."