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.
On the home page, a lead feature compares the current stock market volatility to the 2008 crisis. Just below that, a report from Syria says local support for the government of President Bashar al-Assad is crumbling as an uprising there continues. And don't miss the international section's reporting on U.S. contractors in Somalia.
World: The lead story here is the best -- an in-depth look at the U.S. use of contractors to train local troops in war-torn Somalia. Another story worth your click is the report on China's safety investigation following its recent high-speed rail crash, which is "closely mirroring" its reaction to the Fukushima nuclear disaster in that its structured so as not to impede progress on existing projects.
U.S.: A report on a housing lawsuit in Lancaster, California, is worth a read because it gets into some issues of changing demographics and urban development affecting a lot of big-city suburbs right now. Another good read comes from Phoenix, where police officers aren't happy at being told to keep their tattoos covered, despite the sometimes oppressive heat.