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October 25, 2010

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 additional articles, graphics, and teacher's edition, please click here.)

FEATURES

COVER STORY

Is Change Coming to Cuba?
Even Fidel Castro admits Cuba's Communist system just isn't working.


NATIONAL

'Generation Plagiarism'?
"Copy and paste" sounds innocent, but it's landing a lot of high school and college students in hot water.

Race Against Time
Time is running out to solve the many racially motivated murders in the South in the 1950s and 1960s.

Wounded Warrior
A 23-year-old Iraq War veteran who lost all four of his limbs in a roadside bomb attack struggles to rebuild his life.


EDUCATION

Rebel Yells
A controversial mascot at the University of Mississippi is resisting retirement.


TIMES PAST

Environmental Awakening
Forty years ago, Americans began to realize the environment needed their attention—and action.


DEPARTMENTS

NEWS & TRENDS
Not-so-clean hands, kilometer-free highways, roommates who click, and more

DEBATE
Should colleges offer three-year degrees?

THE ETHICIST
Is it OK to send unpaid interns out to get coffee?

CARTOONS
Some lighter looks at what's in the news