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April 6, 2009

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 additional articles, graphics, and teacher's edition, please click here.)

FEATURES

COVER STORY

Coming to America
A look at today's immigrants: where they're coming from and how they're doing once they get here


INTERNATIONAL

Global Challenges
The top 10 foreign-policy issues facing President Obama and the nation


ESSAY

View from a Sweatshop
A Times columnist says sweatshops, however awful, offer millions around the world a way out of poverty.


NATIONAL

Supreme Decisions
A look at three key constitutional cases before the Supreme Court


BUSINESS

Magic Number
Why "99 cents"—and other prices ending in "9"—get us to buy


TIMES PAST

1979: Iranian Revolution
How Iran went from one of America's staunchest allies to one of its most worrisome adversaries


DEPARTMENTS

NEWS & TRENDS
Skateboarding for credit, cybersleuthing, X-ray tape, and more

DEBATE
Should states enact tougher gun-control laws?

OPINION
Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman on immigration and the economy

VOICES
Delisa Richards, 18, on being homeless

CARTOONS
Some lighter looks at what's in the news