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More states agree to settlement plan for opioid-maker Purdue

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More than a dozen states have dropped their longstanding objections to OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's reorganization plan, edging the company closer to resolving its...

Michael Avenatti faces sentencing in Nike extortion scheme

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NEW YORK — Michael Avenatti, the brash California lawyer who publicly sparred with then-President Donald Trump before criminal fraud charges on two coasts disrupted...

Tropical storm kills 1 in Florida, hurts 10 at Georgia base

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — Tropical Storm Elsa carved a destructive and soaking path up the East Coast after killing at least one person in Florida...

Lawyers granted slight delay in opening of R. Kelly trial

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NEW YORK — Lawyers for R&B singer R. Kelly were granted a little more time Thursday to prepare his defense for his upcoming sex-trafficking...

NYC mayoral primary winner Eric Adams: ‘I know how to lead’

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NEW YORK — Eric Adams, the winner of the Democratic primary for mayor of New York City, vowed Wednesday to guide the city to...

As New York salutes health workers, Missouri fights a surge

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New York threw a ticker-tape parade Wednesday for the health care workers and others who helped the city get through the darkest days of...

NYC honors essential workers at parade up Canyon of Heroes

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NEW YORK — A pandemic would seem like the worst time to start working as a nurse in a Manhattan hospital, but there Justin...

R. Kelly’s lawyer wants trial delayed due to jail quarantine

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NEW YORK — R. Kelly‚Äôs new lawyers are asking a judge to postpone his Aug. 9 sex trafficking trial in New York City, arguing...

Unending grief of COVID-19 deaths causing problems for some

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Kelly Brown's 74-year-old father got sick first with COVID-19, followed by her 71-year-old mom just two days later. John and Judy Trzebiatowski died of...

NYC temporary morgue lingers, a reminder of pandemic’s pain

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NEW YORK — On a sun-soaked morning last month, a dozen mourners gathered by a freshly dug grave to bury four people who were...