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May 8, 2006

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 Great Immigration Debate
Everyone agrees the system needs fixing; the question is how.


INTERNATIONAL

Flu Fears
Avian flu has spread fast in the last few months. How worried should we be?


The Tragedy of Darfur
Ethnice conflict has killed 200,000 and made refugees of 2 million in Sudan.


NATIONAL

Female Indian Chiefs
A growing number of women are serving as tribal leaders.


ENVIRONMENT

The True Cost of Gold
Global demand for gold is soaring, but at a high cost to the environment.


PHOTO JOURNAL

The Trouble With France
Protests, riots, strikes: What's the matter with France these days?


TIMES PAST

1936: The "Nazi Olympics" in Berlin
Three years before World War II, Adolf Hitler turned the Berlin Games into a tense spectacle designed to showcase "Aryan superiority."


DEPARTMENTS

NEWS & TRENDS
Survival crackers; Judas; soda sales; and more

DEBATE
Should the driving age be raised to 18?

OPINION
Excerpts from New York Times columnists

CARTOONS
Some lighter looks at what's in the news