Latest from Eli Saslow

The new real estate normal

In the fracturing American economy, any property can inspire a bidding war — and shut some people out.
  • Jul 20, 2021

‘The mansion on Emerson Street’

Like many cities across the U.S., the homeless population in Portland has increased due to the coronavirus, leading the overwhelmed city to start issuing ultimatums to people to clear out.
  • Jun 12, 2021

The battle for 1042 Cutler Street

As landlords and tenants go broke across the U.S., the next crisis point of the pandemic approaches.
  • May 1, 2021

The missing students of the pandemic

A California school official searches his district for the hundreds left behind by covid-19.
  • Mar 21, 2021

‘Tomorrow. Tomorrow I’ll start to feel better.’

Kaitlin Denis, on approaching Year 2 of living with covid-19
  • Feb 15, 2021

‘I was lucky to find this vaccine anywhere’

Stanley Plotkin, legendary vaccinologist, on the historic development and chaotic distribution of covid-19 vaccines
  • Jan 27, 2021

‘The truth is, nobody told us what to be ready for’

Roger Desjarlais, county manager in Lee County, Fla., on the unanticipated challenges of rolling out the vaccine.
  • Jan 9, 2021

‘I needed something good to happen’

Valerie Briones-Pryor, on ending a year of grief with a moment of hope
  • Dec 19, 2020

‘Do people understand what’s happening here? Do they care?’

Bruce MacGillis, on the excruciating wait for a vaccine inside a covid-infected nursing home
  • Dec 5, 2020

‘This is how we treat each other? This is who we are?’

Amber Elliott, county health director, on the high cost of doing her job
  • Nov 18, 2020