The Most Powerful Ferrari in China, Hillary 2016, and a Nutcracker Marathon

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

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Behind the New York Times pay wall, 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: Despite the growing number of Hispanic students in public schools, books for young readers do not feature many Latino characters.

World: How a Ferrari accident and its "botched" cover-up that killed the son of a high powered aide changed the "course of the Chinese Communist Party’s once-in-a-decade leadership succession last month."

U.S.: The Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal "has quietly produced a group of service members in extraordinarily high demand: explosive ordnance disposal techs."

New York: Following a man's death after he was pushed onto subway tracks, New Yorkers grapple with the question as to what they would have done in the situation.

Energy & Environment: Students are trying to make their colleges divest from fossil fuel companies.

Sports: Davey Johnson aims the Nationals toward the World Series.

Opinion: Maureen Dowd on Hillary Clinton, writing, "How can we focus on Barry’s transition when Hillary’s is so much more riveting?"

Books: A visit to the farmhouse belonging to Yale political scientist James C. Scott, who has a new book and is "the kind of big thinker (and stylish writer), colleagues say, who has all but disappeared in his field: the last of a breed of wide-angled 20th-century social theorists, going back to Max Weber, to marry the insights of social science to the broad sweep of history, even as he cautions against putting too much faith in theory."

Dance: Alastair Macaulay goes on a Nutcracker marathon and concludes The Butt-Cracker Suite has " little merit."

Dining & Wine: Kim Severson and Julia Moskin do battle over who can create the better holiday gift.

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