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.)
President Bush authorized spying without warrants. Is it constitutional?
Sharon is out; Hamas is in. What's next for Israelis and Palestinians?
Forced to marry young, girls in sub-Saharan Africa pay a price.
The federal minimum wage is still $5.15 an hour, but 17 states have raised theirs.
How the nation's demographics are changing as it nears a milestone.
The Iron Curtain and the Cold War
NEWS & TRENDS
Skiing in Dubai; Supreme Court Jesters; Doggie Diets; and more
Should there be a federal shield law for journalists?
Excerpts from New York Times columnists
Ellen Cogen, 18, on endangered sea turtles
Some lighter looks at what's in the news