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The financial terms were largely symbolic as Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy has put it deeply in debt and its earnings from OxyContin have plunged.
MCKINSEY, ADVISER TO BUSINESSES AROUND THE WORLD, AGREES TO PAY $573.9 MILLION TO SETTLE CHARGES FOR ITS ROLE IN OPIOID EPIDEMICPETER WHORISKEY, CHRISTOPHER ROWLANDFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sadly, Puerto Rico is an island full of symbolic laws, which are usually ignored by law enforcement authorities and have no consequences.
PUERTO RICO: NUMBER ONE IN HATE CRIMESALBERTO J. VALENTÍNFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Closing off the Capitol would be an enormous symbolic victory for the insurrectionists.
THE DANGER OF RIGHT-WING MOBS IS REAL. FENCING AT THE U.S. CAPITOL WON’T HELP.PHILIP KENNICOTTFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Wednesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting is symbolic in that the county is essentially opening the floor to new supervisors and the public who have other ideas to reach this target.
COUNTY’S NEW CLIMATE PLAN COULD USE THE SYSTEM THAT DOOMED THE OLD PLANMACKENZIE ELMERJANUARY 13, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Tokyo 2020 will be symbolic to prove that people, all together from across the world, have defeated the virus.
CAN TOKYO SAFELY HOST THE OLYMPIC GAMES THIS SUMMER?CHARLIE CAMPBELLJANUARY 12, 2021TIME
Two other pieces, “An Invitation Between the Door and Bed” and “Nathan Blackburn,” are symbolic self-portraits of Lomax and Wickerham, respectively.
IN THE GALLERIES: A TOWERING EXHIBIT OFFERS A NEW DEFINITION OF DOMESTIC LIFEMARK JENKINSJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The level of anxiety they’re feeling — for people who celebrate Christmas and know their benefits run out the next day — is just cruelly symbolic.
A TIME TO SPLURGE OR A TIME TO SCRAPE BY: HOLIDAYS EXPOSE WIDENING DISPARITY AMONG U.S. FAMILIESABHA BHATTARAIDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s been viewed as sacrosanct ever since, symbolic of the view that San Diego did not need to change, especially if change meant growth.
SAN DIEGO IS A BIG CITY – TODD GLORIA WANTS IT TO ACT LIKE ONEANDREW KEATTSNOVEMBER 6, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
I have good friends like Hector Levesque, who really believes in the symbolic approach and has done great work in that.
AI PIONEER GEOFF HINTON: “DEEP LEARNING IS GOING TO BE ABLE TO DO EVERYTHING”KAREN HAONOVEMBER 3, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Capturing ANWR and transforming it into a locus of fossil fuel extraction would be a massive physical and symbolic triumph for politicians who believe that resource extraction is the highest use of public lands.
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OPENED THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE TO OIL COMPANIES—BUT NONE MAY BITEBY SCOTT L. MONTGOMERY/THE CONVERSATIONAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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