Seattle Cops on Twitter, Skulls, and Hunting

Esther Zuckerman
Seattle Cops on Twitter, Skulls, and Hunting

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: Americans are giving up hope on a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan. 

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World: Fighting in Aleppo, Syria is "disrupting the city and threatening to open new rifts among ethnic groups that have long coexisted there." 

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U.S.: The Seattle Police Department has instituted 51 hyper-local Twitter accounts with "moment-to-moment crime reports." 

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New York: The politics of soda at the Barclays Center. 

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Business: After a "love hotel" sale in Japan, controversy over new ownership. 

Science: Alan Dudley has spent four decades collecting skulls "and his collection makes up one of the finest and most comprehensive known." 

Sports: The Red Sox are ending a disappointing season and Bobby Valentine could be at the end of his career in major league baseball. 

Opinion: Frank Bruni on debate expectations. David Brooks speaks for Mitt Romney. 

Theater: Lawyers get involved in the curious case of the musical Rebecca's money loss and cancellation. 

Books: Four new memoirs look at hunting for ethical and culinary reasons.