Opioid victims face Purdue Pharma owners: 'Scum of the earth'

In a U.S. Bankruptcy Court virtual hearing, more than two dozen addiction and overdose survivors addressed members of the Sackler family who own OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma. One speaker called a family member "scum of the earth."

Lawsuits against OxyContin owners on hold; judge orders negotiations

A judge has kept lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and members of the Sackler family who own it on hold until Feb. 1 but ordered the parties to negotiate a new settlement. Connecticut and Washington state argued that suits against the Sacklers should be allowed to move ahead immediately.

Rapper DMX dies at age 50

Rapper DMX, who had been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack, has passed away. He was 50 years old.