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.
News of Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo's arrest and Pakistan's expulsion of American C.I.A. presence from their borders lead this morning's paper. But you can find those stories anywhere today. Have a look instead at the local story about funerals in the Ghanaian immigrant community, and the national story about an Appalachian radio station that may fall victim to budget cuts. Tuesday is also Science Times day, and today's edition doesn't doesn't disappoint.
World: Iraq will soon host an Arab League summit meeting and hopes to assert itself as a leader in the tumultuous region. Nearby in Libya, the conflict seems to have reached an impasse as rebels rejected a ceasefire agreement -- this does not bode well for Obama's hope for quick resolution there, says Chief Washington Correspondent David E. Sanger. Don't bother with the ubiquitous report of Japan's nuclear disaster now rated on the same level as Chernobyl. But don't miss this story about loyal fans protesting to Knut being stuffed and put in a museum.
U.S.: This pair of stories about a possibly defunded community radio station in Appalachia provides an interesting look at the consequences of recent budget cuts. Similarly, the Times sympathizes with Democrats who cut favored programs in order to compromise with Republicans who face a risky vote over Medicare funding this week. The compellingly written Midwest weather coverage by son-of-the-publisher A.G. Sulzberger is also worth a look.
Business: 60-Minutes anchor Scott Pelley looks poised to take Katie Couric's anchor chair at CBS Evening News. You've also surely noticed rising gas prices, but the green alternative, natural gas, might not be so environmentally friendly after all. That won't stop the Indianapolis 500 where advertiser Hot Wheels plans to build a giant-sized replica of their door-mounted ramp toy for a raceday stunt.
Technology: Scientists at Stanford are developing a futuristic 3D avatar program that could allow for virtual meetings in the very near future. Starting in May, Amazon will offer a cheaper, ad-supported version of the Kindle.
Science: Sauropods, the largest animals ever to walk the Earth, required so much food they didn't have time to chew. Meanwhile, lice are providing a surprising new insight into what we know about the dinosaurs' demise. If you like penguins, you'll be fascinated to learn why their numbers are really dwindling in the Arctic.
Health: Orthodox rabbis are raising concerns about eating disorders in their communities. Wonder why kids don't get their tonsils out anymore? Doctors say antibiotics helped fix that problem, and now the tonsillectomy is now used to treat sleep apnea in children.
Opinion: David Brooks' column about metaphors is strange, but Ken Burns look back at the Civil War is characteristically compelling. And in case you were wondering, Sarah Palin called Harry Reid a "rodeo clown" over his love of cowboy poetry.
Arts: Bob Dylan finally made it to Vietnam -- but not that many people showed up at the concert. William D. Cohan's book on the history of Goldman Sachs, "Money and Power," looks like its worth a trip to the bookstore, though.
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