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Gifts Tied to Opioid Sales Invite a Question: Should Museums Vet Donors?

Gifts Tied to Opioid Sales Invite a Question: Should Museums Vet Donors?

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, which was listed as receiving about $13.1 million from the Dr. Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation in 2012, opened the Sackler Courtyard in June.
Don’t Call Her a Victim: After Surviving Opioids, Nan Goldin Goes After the Makers

Don’t Call Her a Victim: After Surviving Opioids, Nan Goldin Goes After the Makers

“Self-Portrait 1st Time on Oxy, Berlin 2014,” one of the searing portraits that depicted Nan Goldin’s life while addicted.
Years After Woman’s Murder, Investigators Uncover Plot Fueled by ‘Money, Greed, Drugs’

Years After Woman’s Murder, Investigators Uncover Plot Fueled by ‘Money, Greed, Drugs’

Dr. James Kauffman was charged with his wife’s murder at a hearing in Mays Landing, N.J. He is accused of plotting to kill her after she threatened to reveal his role in an opioid distribution ring.
Opioid Protest at Met Museum Targets Donors Connected to OxyContin

Opioid Protest at Met Museum Targets Donors Connected to OxyContin

The photographer Nan Goldin led a protest at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Saturday, targeting a prominent family connected to the painkiller OxyContin.
Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused

Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused

The headquarters of Purdue Pharma in Stamford, Conn. Federal prosecutors said the company knew of “significant” abuse of OxyContin soon after it came on the market, but hid that information.
Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused

Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused

The headquarters of Purdue Pharma in Stamford, Conn. Federal prosecutors said the company knew of “significant” abuse of OxyContin soon after it came on the market, but hid that information.
Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused

Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused

The headquarters of Purdue Pharma in Stamford, Conn. Federal prosecutors said the company knew of “significant” abuse of OxyContin soon after it came on the market, but hid that information.
Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused

Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused

The headquarters of Purdue Pharma in Stamford, Conn. Federal prosecutors said the company knew of “significant” abuse of OxyContin soon after it came on the market, but hid that information.
Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused

Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused

The headquarters of Purdue Pharma in Stamford, Conn. Federal prosecutors said the company knew of “significant” abuse of OxyContin soon after it came on the market, but hid that information.
Every Time I Thought the Purdue Pharma OxyContin Story Was Over, I Was Wrong

Every Time I Thought the Purdue Pharma OxyContin Story Was Over, I Was Wrong

Michael Friedman, left, Purdue Pharma's chief executive, in 2007.
Every Time I Thought the Purdue Pharma OxyContin Story Was Over, I Was Wrong

Every Time I Thought the Purdue Pharma OxyContin Story Was Over, I Was Wrong

Michael Friedman, left, Purdue Pharma's chief executive, in 2007.
Every Time I Thought the Purdue Pharma OxyContin Story Was Over, I Was Wrong

Every Time I Thought the Purdue Pharma OxyContin Story Was Over, I Was Wrong

Michael Friedman, left, Purdue Pharma's chief executive, in 2007.
Large-Scale Art Protest Outside OxyContin Maker Ends in Arrest

Large-Scale Art Protest Outside OxyContin Maker Ends in Arrest

Police confiscated a large sculpture of a spoon that was placed outside Purdue Pharma headquarters in Stamford, Conn., as part of a protest against the opioid crisis.
Nonfiction: The Worst Drug Crisis in American History

Nonfiction: The Worst Drug Crisis in American History

A memorial wall remembering local victims of drug use and drug-related violence in Portsmouth, Ohio, 2012.
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