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.)
Immigration: 'Mixed Families'
Mom, Dad, and daughter are in the U.S. illegally, but the son, born here, is a citizen.
As Iran and North Korea race to get nuclear weapons, President Obama says his goal is a nuclear-free world. Is that realistic?
Outside The Oval Office
How Darienne Page, 27, an Iraq War veteran, helps keep the West Wing running smoothly
What's in a Name?
Rhode Island considers changing its official name, which some say evokes its slave-trading past.
1929: From Boom to Bust
Eighty years later, how the lessons and legacies of the Great Depression are helping soften the impact of the current recession.
Cooking the Planet
A surprising source of global warming: soot from millions of small stoves in Asia and Africa
Are iPhones Killing the Novel?
When everyone's connected 24/7, many of literature's classic plot devices no longer work.
NEWS & TRENDS
Stone Age music, car-free in Germany, organic internships, bad beavers, and more
Should Supreme Court Justices continue to have life tenure?
NEW THIS YEAR
Life's full of questions; he's got answers.
Iranian-American Pantea Sotoodeh, 16, on the recent upheaval in Iran
Some lighter looks at what's in the news