Is Trump Going to War with Syria?

I am currently plowing through Christopher Clark's superb history of how the world bungled itself into World War I. Once you've parsed your way through the intricacies of fin de siècle Balkan political...

Visiting Death Valley in the Summer

Desert dwellers in the western U.S. see temperatures topping 120 degrees as a reason to hunker down indoors and turn up the air conditioning. But some tourists welcome it as a bucket-list opportunity to...