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.
In the lead spot on the front page, we get a report on how European cities encourage bicycle use and public transportation by making things very hard for drivers. Also high on the page, there's a pretty interesting report on a government plan to test the availability of doctors by using a "mystery shopper" model. Our top choice for today's paper: The large feature on the machinations shaping the future of Formula One.
World: The story about Islamist gangs taking control of towns outside Aden, in Yemen, illustrates the state of lawlessness as the government focuses on protesters in the north. The story about the four Khmer Rouge leaders going to trial in Cambodia is a fine, straightforward report on a monumental issue for Cambodians, but it's pretty straightforward, though the news is available elsewhere. And the story of the Afghan girl who was allegedly tricked into carrying a bomb toward a police vehicle is just sad.
U.S.: The feature on natural gas drilling and use in the United States gives a great overview of the controversies simmering below the surface of the issue. And the coverage of the Missouri river floods is great, in particular A.G. Sulzberger's report on the struggle in recently booming North Dakota.
Technology: The story to read here is the follow-up to the dissolution of Lulz Security, which some say won't prevent future attacks.
Health: Genentech is going back to the FDA to try to get approval for its controversial breast cancer drug Avastin.
Sports: The story to catch here, and one of the best reads in today's paper, is the major feature on Formula One and the business maneuvering that goes on behind the scenes.
Opinion: In the lead op-ed, Mohammed Ali Atassi reminds us that, while Syrian expression has been stifled over the last 40 years, it has not been killed by the Assad regime.
Arts: The review of Shakespeare in the Park's All's Well that Ends Well is fine, and you should read it, but the more pop-culture draw for Arts today is the write-up of Tracy Morgan's first performance since he was criticized for homophobic remarks on stage.
Style: Catch the profile of Jared Kushner, the 30-year-old publisher of the New York Observer.