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MAY 13, 2013 MORNING NEW YORK TIMES

Top News
Hong Su, center, heads a research center in Plymouth, Mich., set up by Changan, a Chinese automaker. Changan hired about 20 Detroit engineers, some laid off from Detroit auto companies.

Chinese Creating New Auto Niche Within Detroit

By BILL VLASIC

So far, Chinese companies have concentrated on selling parts and opening offices, but some see the day when Chinese cars will be sold in the United States.

Three-hour waits are not unusual at the San Diego border.

San Diego Mayor Building Economic Bridges to Tijuana

By JENNIFER MEDINA

Mayor Bob Filner sees the border as a potential economic engine for the region, a remarkable shift in a city once viewed as a hotbed for illegal immigration.

I.R.S. Focus on Conservatives Gives G.O.P. an Issue to Seize On

By JONATHAN WEISMAN and MATTHEW L. WALD

The Internal Revenue Service’s special scrutiny went beyond keyword hunts for organizations with “Tea Party” or “patriot” in their names, to a more overtly ideological search.

For more top news, go to NYTimes.com »
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BUSINESS

Slide Show SLIDE SHOW: A Groundbreaking CareerBarbara Walters, who will announce her retirement Monday, made headlines over more than 50 years with interviews with Fidel Castro, Michael Jackson and others.

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OPINION | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Pilotless Planes, Pacific Tensions

By RICHARD PARKER

How the new era of superdrones could destabilize East Asia.

QUOTATION OF THE DAY

“We need to make the border the center, not the end – but the biggest problem we have is not security, it is openness and communication.”

MAYOR BOB FILNER, of San Diego on the opening of a satellite city office across the U.S. border in Tijuana, Mexico.

World
Relatives mourned two people killed Saturday in Reyhanli, Turkey, on the Syrian border.

MEMO FROM REYHANLI

Arrests and Calls for Calm in Turkey

By KAREEM FAHIM and SEBNEM ARSU

The authorities said they had arrested nine people in the bombings in a border town near Syria, as the government moved to keep the attacks from inflaming tensions.

. Photographs  Slide Show: Burying Victims and Hunting for Suspects After a Bombing in Turkey
A poster for former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a cafe in Lahore, Pakistan. The country's election officials said final results would take days.

Pakistani Party Leader Looks Forward, as Claims of Vote-Rigging Swirl

By SALMAN MASOOD

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was projected to be the big winner in Saturday’s election, which was marred by violence and reports of fraud at the polls.

Liu Tienan in 2009. He faces an inquiry by an anticorruption agency.

After a Journalist’s Prodding, China Investigates a Top Official

By CHRIS BUCKLEY

Investigators said a senior economic policy maker, Liu Tienan, was “suspected of grave violations of discipline,” accusations first raised by a magazine editor.

For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World »

U.S.
Rick Del Sontro keeps himself lean and watches his diet, but despite his efforts, he has heart disease like many in his family.

GENETIC CONNECTIONS

Seeking Clues to Heart Disease in DNA of an Unlucky Family

By GINA KOLATA

Scientists are studying the genetic makeup of the Del Sontro family for telltale mutations or aberrations in the long sequence of three billion chemicals that make up human DNA.

Kevin D. Orr, the emergency manager assigned to lead Detroit back from the brink of financial ruin, will present his report to Michigan's treasurer on Monday.

Dire Report on Detroit Is Offered by Manager

By STEVEN YACCINO and MONICA DAVEY

The city’s emergency manger called for a complete restructuring of the city’s finances and described long-term obligations of at least $15 billion.

. Chinese Creating New Auto Niche Within Detroit
Graham Spanier, the former president of Pennsylvania State University, was the nation's highest paid public university president in the 2011-12 fiscal year.

Public University Presidents Are Prospering, Annual Compensation Study Finds

By TAMAR LEWIN

According to the annual pay report by The Chronicle of Higher Education, four public university presidents had compensation packages topping $1 million.

Politics
Thomas R. Pickering in an interview on CBS on Sunday.

Chairman of Benghazi Board Defends Its Decision Not to Question Clinton

By PETER BAKER

Thomas R. Pickering, who led the State Department’s inquiry into the attack on a diplomatic outpost, said there had been no need to interview the secretary of state.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Capitol Hill last month.

Cabinet Secretary Solicits Large Donations to Publicize Health Care Law

By ROBERT PEAR

Administration officials said private donations were needed because Congress had provided much less money than President Obama requested to publicize the new law.

Concerned people like Bonnie Marks-Wright attended a meeting in Mount Vernon about the possible influence of Catholic groups on hospital care options. 

Hospital Mergers Reset Abortion-Access Battle

By KIRK JOHNSON

A wave of proposed and completed mergers between secular and Roman Catholic hospitals prompt concerns in the left-leaning Pacific Northwest.

Business
As TV Ratings and Profits Fall, Networks Face a Cliffhanger

By BRIAN STELTER

The broadcast networks are preparing to unveil new fall lineups for an audience that is shrinking rapidly, lured away by new rivals on all sides.

. The Outlook for the Next TV Season, as Presented to Advertisers Upfront
More than 315,000 Bloomberg subscribers worldwide use the company's data terminals.

Bloomberg Admits Terminal Snooping

By AMY CHOZICK

Reporters at Bloomberg News were told to use the terminals to get an edge in the competitive world of financial journalism, more than half a dozen former employees said.

Some investors wonder if Lee Raymond, lead director of JPMorgan Chase's board, has been tough enough on Jamie Dimon.

DEALBOOK

Big Vote on Dimon May Hinge on Views on JPMorgan’s Top Director

By JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG and SUSANNE CRAIG

Lee Raymond, JPMorgan Chase’s outspoken lead director, will be a major factor in its shareholder vote on Jamie Dimon’s role at the bank.

For more business news, go to NYTimes.com/Business »

Technology
Jonney Shih, the chairman of Asustek Computer, at Asus's headquarters on the outskirts of Taipei in April.

In Taiwan, Lamenting a Lost Lead

By KEITH BRADSHER

Fostering innovation has become a mantra among corporate leaders and government officials because Taiwan’s huge consumer electronics industry has run into serious trouble.

Cyberattacks on the Rise Against U.S. Corporations

By DAVID E. SANGER and NICOLE PERLROTH

Officials said the aim in a new wave of attacks was not espionage but sabotage, and that the source seemed to be in the Middle East.

Anne Sweeney, the president of the Disney-ABC Television Group, and Albert Cheng, its executive vice president.

ABC to Live-Stream Its Shows via App

By BRIAN STELTER

The live stream, which will be available only to cable and satellite subscribers, is the first time that any major broadcaster has turned on such a technology.

For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Technology »

Sports
Derek Boogaard made his living as an N.H.L. enforcer for six seasons.

In Suit Over Death, Boogaard’s Family Blames the N.H.L.

By JOHN BRANCH

The family of the National Hockey League enforcer Derek Boogaard, who died of an overdose of painkillers in 2011, says the league failed to monitor his prescriptions.

. Boy Learns to Brawl | Interactive Interactive Feature: An Enforcer’s Story
The Rangers after Game 6. The home team has won every game in the series and, except for the Capitals' 3-1 win in the opener, each has been decided by one goal.

GAME 6: RANGERS 1, CAPITALS 0

No Rest and No Margin of Error for the Rangers

By JEFF Z. KLEIN

The Rangers’ Derick Brassard sent a long slap shot past Braden Holtby in the second period to send the first-round playoff series back to Washington for a decisive Game 7.

. Interactive Box Score | Photographs Slide Show | Winning in Washington Has Been Difficult
Fallon Fox had gender reassignment surgery in 2006. She fights against women, and her record is 2-0.

A Pioneer, Reluctantly

By GREG BISHOP

Fallon Fox is the first openly transgender athlete in mixed martial arts and the most prominent in a professional sport in decades.

. Photographs  Slide Show: A Day in the Gym, a Life in Transition
For more sports news, go to NYTimes.com/Sports »

Arts
American officials say the Jean-Michel Basquiat painting

Valuable as Art, but Priceless as a Tool to Launder Money

By PATRICIA COHEN

Increasingly, the authorities say, criminals are using expensive artworks – bought and sold in secret and with little regulation – to hide ill-gotten profits.

Barbara Walters and Harry Reasoner after her debut as the nation's first female anchorwoman.

Walters to Announce 2014 Retirement on ‘The View’

By BILL CARTER

Network television’s first anchorwoman plans to announce Monday she’ll leave the business where she broke barriers and rules for more than 50 years.

. Photographs  Slide Show: A Groundbreaking Career
Far left, the former home of the American Folk Art Museum. Its neighbor, the Museum of Modern Art, in other photographs above, has sought to raze the folk art museum in an expansion.

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK

Defending a Scrap of Soul Against MoMA

By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN

West 53rd Street needs the character of the former home of the American Folk Art Museum, a building threatened by a Museum of Modern Art expansion plan.

For more arts news, go to NYTimes.com/Arts »

N.Y./Region
The scene on Saturday in Trenton, where, the police said, Gerald Tyrone Murphy was holding the children of his girlfriend.

Two Killings Preceded 37-Hour Trenton Standoff

By MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ

The police said they believed that Gerald Tyrone Murphy had killed his girlfriend and her 13-year-old son days ago and had used other children as hostages.

Louis Scarcella, the retired Brooklyn detective whose cases are under review.

Scrutiny on Prosecutors After Questions About Brooklyn

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