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Purdue Pharma, the pharmaceutical company that makes OxyContin, is owned by the billionaire Sackler family. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Purdue Pharma has pleaded guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its addictive prescription painkiller OxyContin, capping a deal with federal(...)

The corporate headquarters of Purdue Pharma,  in Stamford, Connecticut.

Purdue Pharma, the opioid maker owned by members of the Sackler family, has filed for bankruptcy, as it hopes to force holdout states to accept its of(...)

Kirstjen Nielsen with Donald Trump, who dismissed her as  secretary for homeland security despite the fact that she  fully implemented his successful testing of the most basic human boundaries. Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Euphemism is integral to every level of atrocity, from collateral damage to legitimate target to final solution. A new one is marinating right now in (...)

The new blindness treatment has kick-started a debate about the cost of pioneering drugs. Photograph: iStock

Spark Therapeutics says it will charge $850,000 (€707,182) for its new gene therapy for blindness, making it the most expensive drug on the market and(...)

Ben Shepherd and Chris Cornell of Soundgarden perform an acoustic set in Seattle earlier this year.

Ben Shepherd was born in Okinawa Japan (where his father served in the US army), in 1968. When Ben was 3-years-old the family moved to Texas where (...)