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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: A look at "'the backlog': the crushing inventory of claims for disability, pension and educational benefits that has overwhelmed the Department of Veterans Affairs." 

World: In Japan "many voters have embraced a largely unknown new party led by a brash young leader who promises a drastic overhaul of the government." 

U.S.: As part of the program Sustainability in Prisons prisoners in Washington state work with frogs

New York: As Keith Hernandez shaves a legendary mustache, a discussion of that form of facial hair and its role in baseball.

Business: Greece is trying to make sure their wealthy with houses in London are paying up

Sports: The Marlins are giving Adam Greenberg, who was called up in 2005 for the Chicago Cubs but was hit just below his ear by the first pitch he saw, a chance at bat after a long struggle to come back. 

Opinion: Richard A. Easterlin on Chinese happiness

Television: With Homeland the show's only enemy is itself

Music: The Barclays Center will "fundamentally transform the music scene in New York City." 

Movies: Manohla Dargis reviews Looper, which she calls "an obstreperously entertaining, bullet- and attitude-ridden science-fiction pastiche." 

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