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December 10, 2007

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.)

FEATURES

COVER STORY/TIMES PAST

Che: The Man Behind the Myth
How did Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara become such a hip icon?


INTERNATIONAL

The Other War
Afghanistan may turn out to be more important than Iraq in the war against terrorism.

History or Art?
A Holocaust survivor wants the paintings she did at Auschwitz.


NATIONAL
Guilt by The Bottleful
Is bottled water bad for the environment?

Primary Matters
How the presidential nominating system works

A Day on the Campaign Trail
Upfront follows Barack Obama on a typical day in New Hampshire.

Death Watch
A minute-by-minute account of a Tennessee murderer's execution.
PLUS: Where capital punishment stands today in the U.S.


DEPARTMENTS

NEWS & TRENDS
Why chimps share, Silly String goes to war, ads on your car, and more

DEBATE
Should the U.S. abolish the death penalty?

VOICES
Brittany Fraser, 14, on her Army dad serving in Iraq

OPINION
Excerpts from New York Times columnists:
Thomas L. Friedman on "Generation Q"

CARTOONS
Some lighter looks at what's in the news