PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to federal charges

Clip: 10/21/2020 | 5m 1s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Wednesday, pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma is pleading guilty to federal charges of conspiracy and paying kickbacks to doctors amid the national opioid epidemic. The move involves the painkiller OxyContin and comes as part of an $8 billion settlement. Also, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served on the board of Christian schools barring kids of same-sex parents.

Aired: 10/21/20

Rating: NR

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