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 leads with a report from Greece, which is pushing ever-tighter austerity measures to avoid a government default that some are already saying is inevitable. U.S. debt also occupies a prominent spot on the home page, with a report on President Barack Obama's hard stance in support of his deficit reduction plan, announced Monday. But flip a few pages back and there's a great departure from the economic hand-wringing as Richard Dawkins ponders our very existence in a Science section profile.
World: The lead story, a feature pointing to the increasing prominence of the Americas as oil-drilling destinations, is worth a click. The report on the violence in Yemen is an important news update for the morning, but can be gotten elsewhere. But it's worth the click to read about the candidacy of Martin McGuinness, the former Irish Republican Army commander who has decided to run for president in Ireland.
U.S.: Check out the lead report, on how online gossip is turning really nasty in rural America--replacing the relative humanity of the backyard fence. And of course, with the end of Don't Ask Don't Tell, there's a click-worthy feature on how it's affecting gay soldiers. And with schools getting back in session a story on the newly implemented national child nutrition bill points out that it requires schools to raise their lunch prices to meet costs.