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September 19, 2005

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

NATIONAL
As the UN turns 60, its relationship with the United States remains complicated.

INTERNATIONAL
Is technology threatening the power of China's Communist rulers?.

TIMES PAST
1906: Uproar from 'The Jungle'
A novel reveals foul conditions in meatpacking plants spurs a range of reforms.

DEPARTMENTS

NEWS & TRENDS
Online gym classes; Fear Factor foods, skateboarding the Great Wall, and more.

OPINION
Excerpts from New York Times columnists

VOICES
Hardik Upadhyah, 18, on adjusting to American values

DEBATE
Should states ban junk food in schools?

CARTOONS
Some lighter looks at what's in the news