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• Truck driving was once a route into the American middle class. It is now low-paying, grinding, unhealthy work. We talked with drivers about why they do it.

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We interviewed drivers at a truck stop in Effingham, Ill.

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• Jim Hackett, the new chief executive of Ford Motor, has a history of turnaround stories.

Citigroup agreed to pay $97.4 million to settle a long-running inquiry into money laundering.

• U.S. stocks were up on Monday. Here’s a snapshot of global markets.

Smarter Living

Embrace change in your marriage; your spouse won’t remain the same.

• How to find child care while you’re traveling.

• Recipe of the day: A glaze to give New York strip steak a kick.

Noteworthy

• The car spins. Tires squeal. She relaxes.

In today’s 360 video, get behind the wheel with Stacey Lee May, one of South Africa’s first female professional car spinners.

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The Car Spins. Tires Squeal. She Relaxes.

Stacey Lee May is one of South Africa’s first female professional car spinners. Get behind the wheel with her in this 360 video.


By ALEXIA WEBSTER, VEDA SHASTRI and KAITLYN MULLIN on Publish Date May 23, 2017.


Photo by Alexia Webster for The New York Times. Technology by Samsung. .

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• Partisan writing you shouldn’t miss.

Read about how the other side thinks: “Trump derangement syndrome,” the likelihood of impeachment, and a progressive argument against “Buy American.”

• “What does it mean, Google? Is it a bird?”

India produces some exceptional coders, but many of its citizens have little sense of the online world.

The internet’s arrival in their lives is a story of hope.

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Babulal Singh Neti, center, taught villagers how to use mobile phones in Taradand, India. Mr. Neti bought his first phone in 2001, and said having a smartphone with internet access has been like “diving into a sea with no bottom to it.”

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Atul Loke for The New York Times

• Inside Nike’s Oregon Project.

The world’s largest manufacturer of athletic apparel is working to make American distance running relevant again on the international stage.

But The Times obtained a confidential…

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