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FILE- In this Oct. 21, 2020, file photo Purdue Pharma headquarters stands in Stamford, Conn. Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty Tuesday, Nov. 24 to three criminal charges, formally admitting its role in an opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths over the past two decades. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty in criminal case

Nov. 24, 2020 2:54 PM EST

Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty Tuesday to three criminal charges, formally taking responsibility for its part in an opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths but also angering critics who want to see individuals held accountable, in addition to the company. In a virtual hearing with a...

Michael Skakel, right, appears for his hearing at Stamford Superior Court, with his attorney Stephan Seeger, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in Stamford, Conn. A Connecticut prosecutor says Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel will not face a second trial in the 1975 murder of teenager Martha Moxley in Greenwich. (Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool)

Kennedy cousin Skakel will not be retried in 1975 killing

Oct. 30, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A prosecutor said Friday that Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel will not face a second trial in the 1975 killing of Martha Moxley, an announcement that came 45 years to the day after the teenager was bludgeoned to death in her wealthy Connecticut neighborhood. The decision ended a...