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The Shadow of Chavez, Facebook's News Feed Dilemma, and Wicked Witch Fashion

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: A hurdle for John Brennan is the C.I.A.'s controversial interrogation program.

World: Venezuelan Vice President Nicolás Maduro has mimicked Chávez, but after the leader's death it's unclear whether Maduro "will continue to mirror the president and his unconventional governing style — or veer off in his own direction."

U.S.: The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundations has tight ties to Congress and "while ostensibly focused on those outdoor pursuits, it also presses issues important mainly to the gun industry, which is one of its largest contributors."

New York: The South Bronx remembers Chávez, who brought millions of dollars to the neighborhood.

Business: Wal-Mart is falling back in its efforts to open a story in New York City.

Technology: Facebook's News Feed redesign, to be announced Thursday afternoon, "will reflect the tricky balance Facebook faces now that it is a public company: to keep drawing users to the site while not alienating them with more finely targeted advertisements, which is Facebook's chief source of revenue."

Sports: David Beckham's move to Paris St.-Germain underscores how the team "suddenly has a credit card with no limit."

Opinion: Ta-Nehisi Coates on racism and "invisible violence."

Dance: The attack on the artistic director of the Bolshoi may hinge on one young ballerina, who may have been passed over for roles because of longstanding bitterness.

Fashion & Style: Witchy wear is popular on screen and on the runways.

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