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Huntington, W.Va., Mayor Steve Williams, left, and lawyer Rusty Webb enter the Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse in Charleston, W.Va., in May. A federal judge on Monday ruled in favor of three major U.S. drug distributors in a landmark lawsuit that accused them of causing a health crisis in a West Virginia county ravaged by opioid addiction. Kenny Kemp/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP hide caption

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A federal judge sides with 3 major drug distributors in a landmark opioid lawsuit

The lawsuit accused them of causing a health crisis by distributing 81 million pills over eight years in one West Virginia county ravaged by opioid addiction.

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Ed Dwight was in line to be the first Black astronaut. History had other ideas

At the height of the space race in the 1960s, Air Force Captain Ed Dwight was chosen to attend a special astronaut training program. He tells the story of what happened next.

Ed Dwight was in line to be the first Black astronaut. History had other ideas

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Lilith Fair founder Sarah McLachlan performs during its 2010 revival in Camden, New Jersey. Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images hide caption

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25 years on, Lilith Fair is a reminder of how one woman's radical idea changed music

Lilith Fair brought an eclectic array of women's music to millions of fans and was the top grossing music festival of the 1990s.

25 years on, Lilith Fair is a reminder of how one woman's radical idea changed music

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Yellow tape marks bullet holes on a tree and a portrait and flowers create a makeshift memorial on May 19, 2022, at the site where Palestinian-American Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot and killed in the West Bank city of Jenin. Majdi Mohammed/AP hide caption

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The Israeli army likely fired the bullet that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, the U.S. says

Officials have concluded that gunfire from Israeli positions likely killed the veteran Al-Jazeera journalist in May, but that there was "no reason to believe" her shooting was intentional.

Demonstrators standoff with officers outside Akron City Hall on Sunday as they protest the fatal police shooting of Jayland Walker. Matthew Hatcher/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Akron police shooting renews questions about officer training

The sheer number of bullets fired by as many as eight officers has prompted renewed questions from politicians and activists who are criticizing what they view as excessive use of force by police.

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A billion here, a billion there: A new book tells the story of J. Paul Getty

In his day, J. Paul Getty was known as "the richest man in America." James Reginato's biography, Growing Up Getty, is an exhaustive account of how the rich are different from most people.

A billion here, a billion there: A new book tells the story of J. Paul Getty

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