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February 5, 2007

Welcome to the online edition of The New York Times Upfront, where you'll find a selection of articles from our print edition. (For information on subscribing to the print edition, with all its addtional articles, graphics, and teacher's edition, please click here.)

FEATURES

COVER STORY

The Death Penalty Debate
Capital punishment, under scrutiny by the courts, continues to divide Americans.


INTERNATIONAL

Iran: Students Speak Out
University students played a key role in Iran's 1979 revolution. Now, they're protesting the government's hard-line policies.


LIFESTYLES

A Day in the Life of a Lord
Unlike the U.S., Great Britain is a land of kings and queens, lords and ladies. William Herbert, 28, talks about his life as an earl.


TIMES PAST

The Accidental President
Gerald R. Ford, who died in December, became President when Richard Nixon resigned over the Watergate scandal.


DEPARTMENTS

NEWS & TRENDS
A crumbling Great Wall, Wal-Mart's green idea, polo for the people, and more

DEBATE
Should the U.S. send additional troops to Iraq?

OPINION
Excerpts from New York Times columnists

CARTOONS
Some lighter looks at what's in the news