Brian Mann appears in the following:
Friday, March 29, 2019
New York's attorney general has sued the wealthy Sackler family, who control OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
The state's attorney general is targeting one of America's richest families. A lawsuit filed Thursday claims the Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, profited illegally in Oxycontin sales.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Purdue Pharma, the maker of opioid OxyContin, has reached a $270 million civil settlement with the state of Oklahoma.
Friday, March 15, 2019
Big drug makers face a wave of lawsuits stemming from the opioid epidemic. One option the companies have to reduce potential liability is to file for bankruptcy.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Lawsuits over the way drugmakers have marketed opioids are already putting a dent in companies' reputations. Litigation has forced the release of internal documents that are shifting the narrative.
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
The prime minister is facing accusations that he and his advisers tried to intervene inappropriately in a criminal prosecution of a powerful firm hailing from Trudeau's home city of Montréal.
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces growing accusations that his government intervened inappropriately to protect a company accused of bribery and corruption. His popularity has plummeted.
Monday, March 04, 2019
He is accused of secretly trying to direct the attorney general's handling of a criminal prosecution of a large Canadian company.
Saturday, February 09, 2019
In 2013, an American-owned oil tanker train exploded in the Quebec city of Lac-Megantic and killed 47 people. Canadians are furious that video of the disaster is being used by Netflix in sci-fi films.
Saturday, February 02, 2019
NCPR reporters Brian Mann and Emily Russell trekked through the snow to the peak of Mount Adams. Their journey to the top is one for the books.
Monday, January 28, 2019
In rural upstate New York, voters who supported President Trump are sticking by him after his decision to allow the government to reopen.
Sunday, January 27, 2019
The religious community of Islamberg, New York, has been the target of conservative media attacks, conspiracy theories and actual plots for years. Now the families who live there are speaking out.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Three men and a 16-year-old youth have been arrested and authorities say 20 weapons and three improvised explosive devices were seized. The alleged target was Islamberg, near the Pennsylvania border.
Monday, January 21, 2019
General Electric spent six years and hundreds of millions of dollars trying to dredge toxic PCBs from New York's Hudson River. But now it's not clear whether this massive cleanup actually worked.
Monday, December 31, 2018
Opioid manufacturers and distributors will be defending themselves against cases brought by thousands of communities around the country.
Monday, December 31, 2018
Opioid manufacturers are facing dozens of lawsuits from state and local governments that blame them for the cost of the epidemic. Lawyers for both sides are due at trial in the coming year.
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
A Christmas Day battle at Fort Ticonderoga between Massachusetts and Pennsylvania regiments in the Continental Army has long been a mystery. Now, new documents detail what happened and why.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
A federal judge is allowing a massive civil case against some of the biggest drugmakers to move forward. Hundreds of local governments are suing, hoping to recover damages caused by the epidemic.
Monday, December 03, 2018
The classic film about zombies — the Night of the Living Dead -- has been restored by the Museum of Modern Art and is being screened around the world in it's 50th anniversary year.
Friday, November 30, 2018
This year Democrats took seven Republican gubernatorial seats and claimed six new state trifectas. The party is chipping away at gains made by Republicans in the last 10 years.