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November 14, 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

COVER STORY
After a long, steady decline, can America's labor unions win over a new generation of workers?

NATIONAL
A look at the complex case of a Muslim teenager who was sent back to her native Bangladesh after authorities said she was a threat to national security.

TIMES PAST
Fifty years ago, Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat for a white passenger. The boycott that followed fueled the civil rights movement.

DEPARTMENTS

NEWS & TRENDS
French-fry warning; Mideast orchestra; Americans' ancestries; and more.

DEBATE
Should the U.S. adopt voter ID cards?

TECHNOLOGY
A future in repairing mechanical watches

OPINION
Excerpts from New York Times columnists

CARTOONS
Some lighter looks at what's in the news