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David and Kathe Sackler, members of the family that owns Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, testified via video to a House Oversight Committee hearing on Dec. 17, 2020. Sackler family members have acknowledged that the drug had a role in the opioid crisis, but they have stopped short of apologizing or admitting wrongdoing. House Television via AP hide caption

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The Sacklers Want Immunity From The Opioid Crisis For A Long List Of Their Associates

In the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy trial now underway, scrutiny has focused on the Sacklers' demand for immunity from opioid lawsuits that would extend to a vast network of individuals and businesses.

Jen Easterly, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, speaks with Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose, left, during the summer meeting of the National Association of Secretaries of State. Christina Almeida Cassidy/AP hide caption

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Death Threats And Conspiracy Theories: Why 2020 Won't End For Election Officials

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Lorde, whose new album Solar Power was released Aug. 20, 2021. Ophelia Mikkelson Jones/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lorde, Now Fully Adulting, Embraces A Folksy Analog On 'Solar Power'

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Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch are helping to test the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine against coronavirus variants. Joao Paulo Burini/Getty Images hide caption

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A Texas Lab Performs Crucial Testing For Pfizer's COVID Vaccine

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Annie Perasa and her husband, Danny, are StoryCorps legends, first recounting their love for one another in 2004. Annie and Danny Perasa hide caption

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'I'm Walking Out With You Alone': A StoryCorps Love Story

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David and Kathe Sackler, members of the family that owns Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, testified via video to a House Oversight Committee hearing on Dec. 17, 2020. Sackler family members have acknowledged that the drug had a role in the opioid crisis, but they have stopped short of apologizing or admitting wrongdoing. House Television via AP hide caption

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The Sacklers Want Immunity From The Opioid Crisis For A Long List Of Their Associates

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Vice President Harris, seen here in the White House Rose Garden earlier this month, will visit Singapore and Vietnam, her second foreign trip while in office. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Vice President Harris Heads To Vietnam As The Shadow Of Afghanistan Looms

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Mike Richards told the Jeopardy! staff on Friday that continuing with him as host would create a distraction for the show. Willy Sanjuan/Invision hide caption

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Mike Richards Resigns As Host Of Jeopardy!

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