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April 16, 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

Smuggled to America
Deng Chen's parents had him smuggled to the U.S. when he was just 14.


NATIONAL

A Bumpy Ride
As GM, Ford, and Chrysler continue to lose ground, foreign carmakers are successfully building cars in the U.S.

DNA Hits a Nerve
Some Native Americans object to efforts to collect their DNA to trace the migration of early humans.


EDUCATION

Applying to College
Experts offer tips on navigating the increasingly competitive college application process.


SOCIETY

Unsisterly Conduct
At DePauw University in Indiana, a sorority's attempt to boost its image backfires.


TIMES PAST

1967: The Six-Day War
Much of today's conflict between Israel and the Palestinians stems from a war 40 years ago this June that lasted less than a week.


DEPARTMENTS

NEWS & TRENDS
Where your dollar's been, Brazil's beaches, misspelled words, space junk, and more

DEBATE
Should illegal immigrants be eligible for in-state college tuition rates?

OPINION
Excerpts from New York Times columnists

CARTOONS
Some lighter looks at what's in the news