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September 17, 2007

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FEATURES

COVER STORY

Hot Topic
How much do you really know about global warming?


INTERNATIONAL

Japan: Why the Jury Is Still Out
Their culture values harmony: Can Japanese jurors learn to argue?

Brother Act
Raúl Castro is acting President, but Fidel remains in the wings.

Stolen Futures
Iraq's 2007 college graduates have had their hopes shattered.


NATIONAL

Teens & Supremes
Ten Supreme Court rulings that every teen should know.
Part 2 of a two-part article

Back In the Game
American Indians are reasserting their heritage through lacrosse.


TIMES PAST

1957: Sputnik
The space race begins with the Soviet launch of the first satellite.


DEPARTMENTS

NEWS & TRENDS
Dumpster diving, red pickles, problems for a goddess, and more

DEBATE
Should the U.S. have a national health-care system?

OPINION
Excerpts from New York Times columnists

VOICES
Chandra Touch, 18, on life with her immigrant mother

CARTOONS
Some lighter looks at what's in the news