Washington, DC - Global pharmaceutical company Novartis AG has agreed to divest Habitrol, its nicotine replacement therapy patch, to settle FTC charges that its consumer health care products joint venture with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) would likely be anticompetitive. GSK currently sells its own nicotine replacement patch, Nicoderm CQ.

Newark, New Jersey - A former Newark City Hall employee pleaded guilty on Friday to producing fraudulent New Jersey birth certificates. The guilty plea follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Washington, DC - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) enforces more than 400 federal statutes and focuses on smart immigration enforcement, preventing terrorism and combating the illegal movement of people and goods. ICE has offices in every state in America and 48 countries in the world and enforces immigration and customs laws that touch on nearly every egregious criminal activity known. Yet, because ICE is a relatively new government agency, established under the Department of Homeland Security in 2003, some still ask “who and what is ICE?”

Washington, DC - According to the ads, “It’s a problem as old as gaming itself. Stay home and just keep playing, or get to work on time so your coffee breath boss doesn’t ride you like a rented scooter.” For gamers who face that dilemma, Sony Computer Entertainment America marketed its PlayStation Vita as the solution. But according to a settlement announced by the FTC, Sony didn’t deliver on its promises. The lawsuit also charged that Sony’s ad agency, Deutsch LA, had employees post rave tweets about the PS Vita without disclosing their connection to Deutsch or Sony.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education today announced proposed regulations that help ensure teacher training programs are preparing educators who are ready to succeed in the classroom.

Pensacola, Florida - Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced the winners of the 2014 Health, Safety, and Fitness Flagship Awards today, recognizing eight commands for their outstanding community service.