Bordering on desperation

In Gallup, surrounded by the Navajo Nation, a pandemic crosses paths with homelessness, hate and healers

When history deals a bad hand

The scrappy city of Las Vegas gambled on its Wild West history to draw tourists and keep the economy afloat. With the coronavirus, all bets are off.

Planting hope amid a plague

Older generations on the Navajo Nation have passed down stories of scourges, resilience — and survival. New generations are bringing the tales to life.

“We’re sitting ducks”

As coronavirus swept through a halfway house, state officials reported nothing

The Rise of the Anti-Lockdown Sheriffs

Opposition to stay-at-home orders is the latest example of a history of powerful sheriffs, a history that stretches back to the end of slavery and the settling of the frontier. 

Unsafe, understaffed, overwhelmed

As COVID-19 sweeps through the Navajo Nation, a hospital is accused of endangering lives


The Navajo Nation has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Indian Country. How will it cope?

Designated hot spot

Nursing home for COVID-19 patients to be run by firm with history of safety violations and lawsuits