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.
The News International phone hacking scandal leads the home page once again today, with the report that Prime Minister David Cameron is trying to distance himself from Rupert Murdoch by urging him to drop his pursuit of satellite broadcaster BSkyB. Also, The Lede blog gets a home-page spot as writer Robert Mackey provides ongoing updates on the U.K. media scandal. But our choice for today's paper is the profile of Egypt's embattled antiques minister, Zahi Hawass.
World: Outside the ongoing phone hacking scandal, there's a fascinating feature profiling the fall from grace of Egypt's once-lauded antiques minister. Also, don't miss the harrowing tale of Chinese dissident writer Liao Yiwu's journey to Germany, where he's declared himself an exile.
U.S.: Check out the profile of Scott Beason, the Alabama state senator who is winning friends and making enemies with his "majority-of-one" approach. And the report on the University of North Dakota, which is stuck between the North Dakota state government and the National College Athletic Association in regards to its mascot, is a good, if frustrating read. Also, intrigue at the Maryland Historical Society as historians are arrested for stealing documents.