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U.S. and world news for Nov. 3

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Connecticut gains $95M in new Purdue Pharma settlement

The settlement requires a public apology from the Sacklers.

Judge overturns Purdue Pharma bankruptcy settlement

Connecticut Attorney General Tong called it a "seismic victory for justice."

Sackler family name removed from seven spaces at Metropolitan Museum of...

Two museum spaces will retain the Sackler name.

The Hartford and Yale developing addiction/pain management training for CT medical...

The Hartford has teamed with the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine for an initiative that will be delivered to a preliminary cohort of 50 to 100 medical providers.

AG Tong files notice to block Purdue Pharma bankruptcy settlement

“The Sacklers are not bankrupt,” Tong said.

Opioid companies agree to pay up to $26B in new comprehensive...

"We are holding these companies accountable and infusing tens of billions of dollars into communities across the nation, while taking significant steps to hold these companies accountable," New York Attorney General Letitia James said.

AG Tong files formal objection to Purdue Pharma bankruptcy plan

"This plan is a far cry from justice," said Tong.

AG Tong rejects Purdue Pharma settlement plan

"We are evaluating all options to continue to fight this bankruptcy plan," Tong said.

NY and Connecticut announce settlements in McKinsey opioid lawsuit

"This is just the beginning of our fight for justice for victims," said New York Attorney General Letitia James.

Report: Purdue Pharma to plead guilty to three federal criminal charges

The settlement does not release the company’s executives or owners from criminal liability.

CT and NY urge DOJ to revise Purdue Pharma settlement

The states attorneys general question if Purdue Pharma is receiving special treatment.

Purdue Pharma reportedly considering settling numerous opioid lawsuits for up to...

The proposed agreement also calls for members of the Sackler family to give up ownership of Purdue, according to reports.

Julie Ducharme named chief scientific officer at Purdue Pharma

Ducharme will be responsible for ongoing product development and identifying new research opportunities and ventures across multiple therapeutic areas.

Settlement of opioid lawsuits may be on the horizon, NY attorney...

“We are beginning to engage in discussions with the individuals who are responsible for this crisis,” James said in an interview with the Business Journal.