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An infant is monitored for opioid withdrawal in a neonatal intensive care unit at the CAMC Women and Children's Hospital in Charleston, W.Va., in June. Infants exposed to opioids in utero often experience symptoms of withdrawal. Salwan Georges/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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In The Fight For Money For The Opioid Crisis, Will The Youngest Victims Be Left Out?

The opioid epidemic is intergenerational, with tens of thousands of babies born every year dependent on opioids. Advocates worry lawsuits against the drug industry might overlook these children.

An infant is monitored for opioid withdrawal in a neonatal intensive care unit at the CAMC Women and Children's Hospital in Charleston, W.Va., in June. Infants exposed to opioids in utero often experience symptoms of withdrawal. Salwan Georges/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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In The Fight For Money For The Opioid Crisis, Will The Youngest Victims Be Left Out?

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Ryan Childress (left), Dominion Energy's director of gas business development, and Kraig Westerbeek, an executive at pork producer Smithfield Foods, stand on a plastic-covered manure pond in North Carolina. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Big Companies Bet On Cleaner Power From Pig Poop Ponds

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Trump ally Sen. Lindsey Graham shared that White House officials are still holding out hope that the president may not get impeached by the House of Representatives. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Republican Senators, White House Map Out Impeachment Trial

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It's unclear whether President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping can come to a trade deal. A new bill supporting Hong Kong protesters could complicate talks. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump Waffles On Hong Kong Democracy Bill Amid China Trade Talks

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