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.)
How much do you really know about global warming?
Japan: Why the Jury Is Still Out
Their culture values harmony: Can Japanese jurors learn to argue?
Raúl Castro is acting President, but Fidel remains in the wings.
Iraq's 2007 college graduates have had their hopes shattered.
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.
The space race begins with the Soviet launch of the first satellite.
NEWS & TRENDS
Dumpster diving, red pickles, problems for a goddess, and more
Should the U.S. have a national health-care system?
Excerpts from New York Times columnists
Chandra Touch, 18, on life with her immigrant mother
Some lighter looks at what's in the news