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.
At the top of the home page today, a report on Saudi Arabia's muscular role among the Middle East uprisings is a good reminder of that country's own political situation and its regional influence. Also high on the page, and definitely worth a click, is the brilliantly photographed report on China's interest in Brazilian farmland. Perhaps the most absorbing piece to catch today is the Lens blog's slide show on Ratco Mladic.
World: Serbia's arrest of Ratco Mladic still leads, and among the coverage there are some gems. Stephen Castle has a straightforward look at what the arrest means for Serbia's entry into the United Nations, and the Lens blog has a fascinating slide show of the work of Russian photographer Olga Kravets, who early on set out to document Mladic "in absentia." Also, for those keeping an eye on Hillary Clinton's visit to Pakistan, there's a report on that tense trip.
U.S.: The lead story on prisons battling an influx of suboxone sent through the mail is a great read on an unexpected problem. On the lighter side, Marc Lacey canvassed some people in Scottsdale, Arizona, for their advice for new neighbor Sarah Palin.