Ballots, Online Malls, and Serena Williams

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.

Top Stories: Though the details behind killing of labor organizer Aminul Islam in Bangladesh remain a mystery, the "death has inspired a fledgling global campaign."

World: Poverty in Gaza is political, as some say it shows Israeli restrictions have worked and others say the problems get more attention than other troubled regions.

U.S.: In Miami a celebration of La Virgen de la Caridad, the patron saint of Cuba, for her 400th anniversary.

Politics: The presidential election may also rest on "last-minute legal battles over when and how ballots should be cast and counted."

New York: Though it might be hard to determine when one New York neighborhood starts and another begins, people are taking to Google Maps and Wikipedia to draw the lines.

Media & Advertising: David Carr on the struggles of Homicide Watch DC.

Technology: Google and Amazon are "waging a war to become the pre-eminent online mall."

Sports: Serena Williams emerges victorious in the U.S. Open.

Opinion: Bill Keller on the question "Can we live with a nuclear Iran?"

Music: Though British soul might be best known for Amy Winehouse and Adele, the genre's "countermovements have long been more experimentally inclined than their more popular British cousins and also their American counterparts."

Theater: Charles Isherwood on Athol Fugard's The Train Driver.

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