Washington, DC - Researchers have identified connections between neurons in brain systems associated with reward, stress, and emotion. Conducted in mice, the new study may help untangle multiple psychiatric conditions, including alcohol use disorder, anxiety disorders, insomnia, and depression in humans.

Denver, Colorado - A California man who falsely told investors that he was a billionaire who could access certain financing, including hundreds of millions in cash in an overseas bank account, in exchange for up-front fees was sentenced this week in federal court in Denver, Colorado to 70 months in prison.

Dallas, Texas - Tyno Keo, 38, and, Phearom Lay, 34, of Nacogdoches, Texas, were sentenced yesterday in federal court in Beaumont, Texas, after previously pleading guilty to alien harboring for financial gain, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown of the Eastern District of Texas, and Special Agent in Charge Eric Jackson of the FBI in Dallas.