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April 5, 2010

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FEATURES

COVER STORY

Google Stands Up to China
Can a search engine bring freedom to China? Times columnist Nicholas Kristof looks at the battle between Google and Beijing.


NATIONAL

Changing Lanes?
Helped in part by Toyota's troubles, U.S. carmakers are showing signs of life.

Can Free Speech Go Too Far?
A neo-Nazi group adopts a highway, and raises questions about the limits of free speech.


INTERNATIONAL

Darfur: Signs of Hope
After years of conflict and more than 300,000 dead, a fragile calm has settled over this troubled region of Sudan.


BUSINESS

What Not to Waste
Why H&M trashed its own clothes—and how a concerned grad student got it to stop


TIMES PAST

1975: The Fall of Saigon
It's been 35 years since the end of the Vietnam War, but its impact is still felt in the U.S. today.

DEPARTMENTS

NEWS & TRENDS
Solar backpacks, wired school buses, presidential fashion, and more

DEBATE
Should terrorism suspects be tried in the courts or by military tribunals?

THE ETHICIST
Life's full of questions; he's got answers.

CARTOONS
Some lighter looks at what's in the news