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.)
Broken Jails, Broken Justice
Thousands of Africans accused of crimes wait yearsin horrid prison conditionsfor their day in court.
Google's China Problem
Should U.S. technology companies help China's government censor the internet?
The Cartoon Controversy Hits Home
The uproar over publishing cartoons satirizing the Prophet Muhammad hits American college campuses.
The Pentagon Papers
1971: The publication of a secret study on the Vietnam War sets off a constitutional struggle over press freedoms.
NEWS & TRENDS
Video games as homework; if robots ever rule; perks for perfect attendance; and more
Should the U.S. end birthright citizenship?
Excerpts from New York Times columnists
Impressive medicine in ancient Egypt
Some lighter looks at what's in the news