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November 13th, 2006

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

COVER STORY

North Korea Goes Nuclear
What are the implications for the U.S. and the world as an isolated, autocratic regime becomes a nuclear power?


NATIONAL

Supreme Court Preview
There are tough issues on the docket as the High Court gets back to work.

300-Millionth American
How has America changed since the population hit 100 million in 1915 and 200 million in 1967?


ENVIRONMENT

Moving the Mississippi?
Some scientists think the best way to save the vanishing Louisiana coastline is to literally move the mighty river.


TIMES PAST

1956: Roads to the Future
Suburbia, malls, fast food—the Interstate Highway System gave birth to much of modern American life.


DEPARTMENTS

NEWS & TRENDS
Avoiding the "freshman 15," cell-phone symphonies, the touch factor, and more

DEBATE
Should high school students be required to declare majors?

OPINION
Excerpts from New York Times columnists

CARTOONS
Some lighter looks at what's in the news