Brian Mann

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New York Attorney General Targets Sackler Family

Friday, March 29, 2019

New York's attorney general has sued the wealthy Sackler family, who control OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma.


New York Lawsuit Claims Sackler Family Illegally Profited From Opioid Epidemic

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.


Purdue Pharma Reaches $270 Million Opioid Settlement With Oklahoma

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Purdue Pharma, the maker of opioid OxyContin, has reached a $270 million civil settlement with the state of Oklahoma.


Facing Lawsuits Over Opioid Epidemic, Purdue Pharma Considers Bankruptcy

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.


Opioid Litigation Brings Company Secrets Into The Public Eye

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.


Former Top Aide To Canada's Trudeau Pushes Back Amid Brewing Political Scandal

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.


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Accused Of Intervening In Criminal Case

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.


2nd Member Quits Justin Trudeau's Cabinet Over Allegations Against Canadian PM

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.


Video Clips Of Oil Train Disaster Used In Netflix Sci-Fi Films Anger Canadians

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.


Winter Joy: Breaking Trail In 15 Degrees

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.


Trump Voters In Upstate New York React To End Of Government Shutdown

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.


'Once Again In Shock': Police Uncover 2nd Terror Plot Against Muslim Community In New York

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.


Planned Attack On Muslim Community In Upstate New York Disrupted, Police Say

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.


Critics Continue Adding Voices To Challenge Of Hudson River Cleanup Results

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.


Opioid-Makers Face Wave of Lawsuits in 2019

Monday, December 31, 2018

Opioid manufacturers and distributors will be defending themselves against cases brought by thousands of communities around the country.


In The New Year, Opioid Makers Will Confront Numerous Lawsuits

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.


1776 'Christmas Riot' At Fort Ticonderoga Reveals Long-Forgotten Tensions

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.


Ohio Civil Suits May Encourage Drug Firms To Help Solve Opioid Epidemic

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.


When An Undead Apocalypse First Swept America In The 'Night Of The Living Dead'

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.


Democrats Chip Away At GOP State Control

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.