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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: The miraculous recovery of New York's subway system after Sandy. 

World: As Hu Jintao readies to step down, "he has made it clear that he has little interest in the bold changes to the status quo that many Chinese now see as long overdue." 

Politics: Life for Mitt Romney post-campaign: he's "now a restless chief executive with no organization to run." 

New York: Mayor Bloomberg has imposed a gas rationing system—the first since the 1970s. 

Business: The debt ceiling will be discussed with regard to the fiscal cliff, "with many members unwilling to raise the ceiling without a broader deal. That has raised financial analysts’ worries of a financial market panic over the ceiling in addition to the slow bleed of the tax increases and spending cuts." 

Health: Since Obamacare is here for good, now comes "another big hurdle: making it work" as states scramble to comply. 

Sports: A secret of success for the New York Giants: a stuffed animal named Little Bear

Opinion: Tali Mendelberg and Christopher F. Karpowitz on women in Congress and how there's still progress to be made.

Art & Design: Holland Cotter on the Walters Art Museum's "high-fiber, convention-rattling show with the unglamorous title of 'Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe.'"

Theater: Ben Brantley on the "awww"-inducing production of Annie on Broadway—a "serviceable revival" of a show that is perfect for our times.  

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