Trimming the Times: Taking on the SEC; Rebuilding's Benefits

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.

Today's home page leads with a detailed and lengthy report on the SEC's case against former Goldman Sach's trader Fabrice Tourre, the only person sued by the agency over the mortgage-backed securities debacle. And President Barack Obama is heading into a showdown with the House of Representatives over the debt limit. But the must-read today is the piece on the economic benefit of reconstruction to tornado-hit towns.

World: You should read the profile of Turkish Prime Minister Recap Tayyip Erdogan, and the political landscape he "transcends." Also well worth a click is the piece about three Mexico City architects blithely working to build new parks amid the sprawl. And there's a report on the IAEA's finding that Japan underestimated the danger of a tsunami to its Fukushima nuclear plant, but of course that's available elsewhere.

U.S.: Looking forward after May's spate of deadly tornadoes, the feature on reconstruction's effect on local economies is worth a read. From the Texas edition, the story of an inmate whose stay of execution has just been lifted raises the issue of states' use of a new lethal injection drug. And in some big news for fast-food fans, New York's Papaya King has opened in Los Angeles.

Business: Naturally, the massive SEC suit feature leads here, but check Dealbook and you'll see another click-worthy story on an insider trading trial that highlights so-called expert network firms. And Europe-watchers will want to catch the feature on Jean-Claude Trichet's legacy at the European Central Bank.

Technology: You can skip the day-old report on Apple previewing iCloud (read our coverage from yesterday instead). Rather, check out the report on hackers' "reputational attacks" on media companies.

Health: Unfortunately for sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome, new studies have found it is probably not caused by the retrovirus XMRV, which will set back treatment efforts. But of course news of studies like that can be found many places for free. Rather, check out the well-reported piece on medical implant companies' sales tactics.

Sports: The NBA finals are here, and you should definitely click on the game story covering the Heat's victory over the Mavericks. And for some background to the big show, check out the feature on the Mavs' colorful owner Mark Cuban.

Opinion: In the lead op-ed, Matias Echanove and Rahul Srivastava make a case against cheap, pre-fab housing as a boon for India's urban poor.

Dining and Wine: Don't miss the profile of Todd English, a chef "perpetually in motion" who can't seem to get right with the media. And you should definitely check out the multimedia piece on the National Archives' exhibit of government food propaganda.

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