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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 21, 2020

Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion, Justice Department officials announced Wednesday.
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Nonprofit app aims to help unblock global air travel

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 21, 2020

A public-interest foundation is testing a smartphone app that could make it easier for international airline passengers to securely show they've complied with COVID-19 testing requirements. It's an attempt to help get people back to flying after the pandemic sent global air travel down by 92%.

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