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 home page today leads with more holdups for the debt ceiling deal, as yesterday's push by House speaker John Boehner failed to get enough votes. Also prominent on the front page, but far from the Capitol Hill wheeling and dealing on the debt ceiling, a cross placed at the site of the World Trade Center in New York pits atheists against conservatives in a legal battle. And don't miss the story on Chinese bloggers who helped report last Saturday's train crash.
World: A great follow-up article after Saturday's high-speed train crash in China details how microblogs there helped report news faster than government censors could control it. The report on results of an investigation into last year's plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kazynski is a worthwhile read, but available all over. Rather, check out the news feature on Japan's willingness to cut back its electricity use in a shortage.
U.S.: Media watchers will be interested to read about the backlash to the Seattle Police Department's experiment in posting all its emergency calls on Twitter. And today's "This Land" installment, about a young clown following in his father's footsteps, makes for a feature steeped in old-fashioned circus romance.