President Trump at Arrival of Americans Detained in North Korea

Washington, DC - Remarks by President Trump at Arrival of Americans Detained in North Korea:

Study upends conventional view of opioid mechanism of action

Washington, DC - A new discovery shows that opioids used to treat pain, such as morphine and oxycodone, produce their effects by binding to receptors inside neurons, contrary to conventional wisdom that they acted only on the same surface receptors as endogenous opioids, which are produced naturally in the brain. However, when researchers funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) used a novel molecular probe to test that common assumption, they discovered that medically used opioids also bind to receptors that are not a target for the naturally occurring opioids. NIDA is part of the National Institutes of Health.

SSA Misinformation leads to Lost benefits - Social Security Matters

Washington, DC - Dear Rusty: I am 64, a widow and I’m hopping mad!  I lost my husband a while ago and went to Social Security to apply for widow’s benefits.  That all went okay and I’m getting my benefit, but I just found out that I could have avoided a cut to my widow’s benefit and maybe applied only for my own retirement benefit and let the widow’s benefit grow until I reached 66 when it wouldn’t be cut...

Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicted Guatemalan Sex Offender

Ajo, Arizona - Ajo Station Border Patrol agents apprehended a male Guatemalan national Sunday evening after he re-entered the U.S. illegally northwest of Lukeville.

Former Mississippi Detention Officers Plead Guilty to Juvenile Assault and Cover-Up

Jackson, Mississippi - The Department of Justice announced that Edward Gibson, 28, an officer at a Mississippi juvenile detention facility, pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to beating a juvenile in his custody. His supervisor, Dianne Williams, 60, pleaded guilty on April 17 to helping cover up the assault, a plea that had not been previously announced. Gibson’s indictment was unsealed in federal court on March 7 and a separate indictment unsealed on the same date charged Williams with writing a false report to cover up the assault.