News Wrap: Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection
Clip: 09/16/2019 | 5m 26s
In our news wrap Monday, besieged drugmaker Purdue Pharma has filed for federal bankruptcy protection. The move was part of a plan by the manufacturer of OxyContin to settle thousands of lawsuits stemming from the opioid crisis. Also, after more violent protests in Hong Kong, a pro-democracy legislator there appealed to the U.N. to investigate police response to the months-long demonstrations.
Aired: 09/16/19Video has closed captioning.
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