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Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, is facing thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold it accountable for the opioid crisis. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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Sacklers Reject Demand They Surrender Personal Wealth To Settle Opioid Claims

A group of state attorneys general negotiating with members of the Sackler family says they expect Purdue Pharma to file for bankruptcy "imminently," according to an email obtained by NPR.

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, is facing thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold it accountable for the opioid crisis. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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Purdue Pharma: Sackler Family's 'Personal Wealth' Offered In Opioid Deal

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Chinese military delegates arrive for the National People's Congress in Beijing last March. The growing friction between the U.S. and China, combined with the rapid rise of China's economy and its military, has stirred a debate about whether the U.S. and China are headed toward a Cold War. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Are The U.S. And China Headed For A Cold War?

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Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan displays a model of Chandrayaan 2 orbiter and rover during a press conference at their headquarters in Bangalore, India on Aug. 20. Aijaz Rahi/AP hide caption

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India Spacecraft Located, Condition Unknown

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