A Candidate's Cable Channel, an Airport's Avatar, and Woody Harrelson

A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.

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Now that The New York Times pay wall is live, you only get 10 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.

Tops Stories: The tactics in the conflict between Israel and Iran and Hezbollah are more reminiscent, analysts say, of "the C.I.A. and the K.G.B. during the cold war than the publicity-hungry terrorism campaign of Al Qaeda." Native American tribes are worried that the prosperity produced by casino gambling may be flatlining or even in danger with rising competition from the expansion of legalized gambling and online betting sites.

World: One of the victims in the Sikh temple shooting had been separated from his family in India for 16 years as he awaited his green card application approval.

U.S.: A Republican Senate candidate in Hawaii has set up her very own cable channel.

New York: Meet Marie, La Guardia Airport's avatar — Newark already has one and JFK will get one soon, too.

Technology: Google is postponing shipment of their Nexus Q, which early users have said is too expensive for what it is able to do.

Science: A newly announced discovery of three fossil specimens "is the most compelling evidence yet for multiple lines of evolution in our own genus."

Sports: Underneath the surface of the pool, water polo is a violent game.

Opinion: Gail Collins on the crazy way primaries, for both parties, turn out.

Theater: Ben Brantley reviews Bullet for Adolf — a play co-written by Woody Harrelson — which, as he notes in all caps, is quite loud.

Movies: A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis in conversation about the summer's hits both big and small.

Style: The fashion world's current obsession? Tennis.

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