Latest from David Bruns

Life after gold

How winning trained these Olympians to face the unexpected.
  • Jul 28, 2021

Israel killed 14 of his family members in Gaza. Now he fears he will lose his wife too.

A Palestinian shopkeeper in Gaza hasn't been able to bring himself to tell his injured wife that two of their daughters are gone.
  • May 28, 2021

Trump supporters, protesters converge outside Tulsa arena

President Trump’s highly anticipated return a campaign style event in Tulsa had his supporters, and Black Lives Matter protesters confronting each other.
  • Jun 21, 2020

Some fear covid-19's emotional trauma will have lasting effects for health-care workers

Health-care workers said they're experiencing feelings of despair fighting the novel coronavirus. Mental health experts fear they could suffer "moral injury."
  • May 24, 2020

Covid-19 brings life to a standstill in rural Kentucky

Even as Kentucky begins to reopen ahead of Memorial Day on May 25, people in the small town of Central City fear life may never fully return to normal.
  • May 21, 2020

Armed protesters gather in Michigan to denounce stay-at-home orders

Hundreds of people, some of them armed, converged on the state capitol building in Lansing, Mich., on May 14 to protest stay-at-home orders.
  • May 14, 2020

In Wisconsin, stay-at-home orders have become a flash point

Wisconsin’s stay-at-home policy has divided public opinion. On May 13, the state Supreme Court struck down it down.
  • May 8, 2020

As covid-19 spreads through Nebraska meat plants, workers feel helpless and afraid

Workers at a Tyson Foods meat-processing plant in Lexington, Neb., are getting sick with covid-19 and say the company hasn’t done enough to protect them.
  • May 7, 2020

This Colorado ski town contained covid-19. The economic fallout will be harder to contain.

Telluride, Colo., acted quickly to test the community and get coronavirus under control, but bringing back tourism dollars will be an even greater challenge.
  • May 4, 2020

No shows, no slots, no visitors: Coronavirus devastates Las Vegas

The covid-19 lockdown in Las Vegas has taken a heavy toll on the city's entertainment and hospitality industries, and hundreds of thousands are out of work.
  • Apr 30, 2020