But the agreement would offer cities and states urgently needed cash and addiction medicines to address the opioid crisis.
The company would declare bankruptcy and its owners, the Sackler family, would lose control of the firm that makes OxyContin
The $572 million decision is the first to hold a drugmaker responsible for the opioid dispensing that sparked a nationwide epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths.
In a statement, the Supreme Court said Ginsburg underwent radiation for “a localized malignant tumor” and that there’s no evidence of disease elsewhere in her body.
NPR got exclusive access to the only lab known to be trying to edit the DNA in human sperm, which raises all the same thorny issues as modifying genes in human embryos