The F.B.I., MSNBC, and the National Book Awards

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The F.B.I., MSNBC, and the National Book Awards

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.

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Top Stories: New York's governor, Andrew Cuomo, is going to ask the federal government for at least $30 million in aid, and his advisors outlined the "staggering inventory of need as the city and state continued to rebuild in the storm’s deadly wake." 

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World: After the revolution in Tunisia, there is a struggle between very conservative Islamic clericas and moderate Muslims over the shape of government. 

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U.S.: The F.B.I. is also under scrutiny following the revelation of the Petraeus affair as lawmakers question why they had no knowledge of the investigation until the bomb was dropped Friday. 

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New York: When Sandy swept through New Jersey the power went out at the Logan Hall halfway house, allowing male inmates to walk out into the corridors and at least 15 inmates escaped. 

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Media & Advertising: The goal for the next four years at MSNBC is to "capitalize" on their status as the liberal counterpart to Fox News. 

Sports: The Beach Channel Dolphins play on as members cope in the wake of Sandy. 

Opinion: Thomas E. Ricks writes that "our generals actually bear much of the blame for the mistakes in the wars." 

Theater: According to Ben Brantley, the Classic Stage Company's production of Chekhov's Ivanov is overrun with acting styles.  

Books: The National Book Awards, which will be handed out on Wednesday, red carpet and all, are not trying to match the style of the Oscars or Emmys, but instead are eying Britain's Man Booker. 

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