"Desert Magazine" published from 1937 to 1985, offered readers an appealing world of mirages, ghost towns and lost treasure. Its maps sizzled with life and adventure. They were created lovingly — and it turns out painstakingly — by an elusive mapmaker.
Protests break out in Egypt with thousands demand president’s resignation; Trump approves deployment of troops to support Saudi Arabia; meanwhile, Yemen’s Houthi rebels offer truce to Saudi Arabia over attacks.
An Israeli election with no clear winner; Iran warns of all-out war over Saudi attack accusations; Ben Ali, Tunisia’s deposed president, dies in exile; and Canada’s prime minister apologizes again over brown face photos.
Saudi Arabia presents debris they claim implicate Iran; a fire at a Liberia school killed 27; Israel completes a second inconclusive election this year; and president Trump rushes to build his border wall.
A baker at Bub and Grandma’s, Harriet’s starts her day at 3 a.m. with a solitary run to clear her mind. At the bakery, she works alongside others, and while it’s hectic, she enjoys the communal nature of the work.