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.)
Travis Warner, 18, wonders about taking over his family's farm in Kansas.
Behind the Veil Debate
As Britain debates the veils worn by Muslim women, the real issue is assimilation.
Ghana wants the descendants of Amerian slaves to visit, invest, and consider staying.
Speaking Out in Wartime
Convicted of sedition in Montana during World War I, 78 people have finally been cleared.
Out of Africa
An influx of African immigrants is redefining what it means to be African-American.
A Midterm Message to Bush
What do the election results mean for Congress, the President, and the nation?
1607: Jamestown's Legacy
The first permanent English settlement in North America started 400 years ago.
NEWS & TRENDS
Lazy rats, missing french fries, becoming invisible, and more
Does the "Real ID" law make sense?
Excerpts from New York Times columnists
Some lighter looks at what's in the news