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.
Today's lead story takes a close look at the ease with which suspected terrorists can join the Afghan army and security forces. Also high on the home page, a new prostate cancer drug seems to work wonders, but it is very expensive. For some true intrigue, check out the story on Whitey Bulger's travels while on the lam.
World: There's an interesting article about Afghanistan's central bank governor, who quit his job while in the United States yesterday, for fear of reprisals from an investigation into a financial scandal there. The coverage of austerity strikes in Greece is important, but the Guardian is on it in much more detail.
U.S.: The conviction of Rod Blagojevich on corruption charges leads the national section, of course, but this is one of those things you may enjoy better from the hometown Chicago Tribune. A better Times story is the follow-up on the Whitey Bulger arrest, which says he traveled frequently while in hiding, including back to Boston.
Business: In two different, but related stories about women contending in male-dominated professions -- both the feature on Dubai businesswoman Hoda Abou-Jamra and the article about Sandy Pope running for the presidency of the Teamsters union.
Science: The preview of the Museum of Mathematics, to open in Manhattan next year, is worth a read. So is the story about a new model of bicycle saddle that could be healthier for both men and women, but that story really suffers from not having a photo of the saddle.
Health: We hate extinction, except when its of a dread disease. The United Nations has announced that the cattle disease rinderpest has been wiped from the earth.
Sports: New York teams got a rest yesterday, so there are no game stories to warn you off of. Rather, check out the lead coverage, a feature on small-time arena football.
Opinion: James E. Hall makes the case that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg never should have approved a garbage transfer station near La Guardia airport, where it will attract birds.
Arts: There's a great review of architect Steven Holl's Vanke Center, in Shenzhen, China, which critic Nicolai Ouroussoff calls a "masterpiece."
Style: Forget the formal reviews of the men's fashion shows in Paris, and instead just enjoy some pictures, courtesy of T magazine.