Trimming the Times: Squeezing Charities; The Dogs of War

A guide to what's in the New York Times for those worried about hitting its pay wall

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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.

Leading the home page today, cash-strapped cities are asking nonprofits to pay more for their land and services, but have stopped short of calling that taxation. Also, a follow-up on Raj Rajaranam's conviction and the network of friends on whose information he traded. And a whole lot more on those beloved military canines.

World: After tough fighting in Libya yesterday, C.J. Chivers explains the significance of the rebel victory in taking the Misrata airport. The plight of a university professor who criticized the royal family in Thailand is a reminder of the strict speech controls still in effect there. And a new analysis of documents found on a FARC leader in Columbia show the rebel group colluded with the Venezuelan government to put down resistance.

U.S.: It's prom season, and adults are now horning in on the action. Concerned parents petition Scholastic to stop running curriculum paid for by the coal industry. And Texas passes a bill that makes it illegal to lie about the size of a fish you caught.

New York: Two men were arrested yesterday for allegedly planning a terrorist attack.

Business: After the guilty verdict against Raj Rajaratnam, newly emboldened prosecutors turn their focus to outside-expert advisory firms.

Technology: Check out this rundown on AT&T and T-Mobile executives' testimony before Congress yesterday about why a merger would be ok.

Sports: We usually advise against wasting clicks on widely available game stories, but it's playoff season, so treat yourself to a rundown on the Heat's victory over the Celtics. Skip the AP story on the Oklahoma Thunder's triple overtime win against the Grizzlies and get it from the Tulsa World instead. There's also an account of a Yankees defeat that may be worth a click, and a feature on that team's pitcher's controversial stem cell treatment.

Opinion: Former ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad lays out some ideas for the U.S. to put Pakistan on a more firm friendly footing instead of its current frenemy status.

Arts: Disney is hoping for renewed interest in Pirates of the Caribbean when it debuts at Cannes. And at Christie's auction house, bidders went crazy for Warhol last night.

Style: Buyer beware when it comes to DIY clothing Web sites.

Travel: With summer driving season around the corner, check out the requisite guide to saving gas.

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