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Did That Restaurant Pass Its Health Inspection? Now Yelp Will Tell You 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:53:00 -0400 
    You might not see health inspection information until you're opening a restaurant's door. But if you're in New York and several other cities, you'll see it when you check out an eatery's Yelp page.

With Reid Out, Republicans See An Opportunity 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:18:02 -0400 
    Democrats argue the top Senate leader's retirement might be a good thing. But it's going to set off a scramble to replace him in one of the most hotly contested races in 2016.

Alabama Police Officer Accused Of Injuring Indian Man Is Indicted 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:00 -0400 
    A federal grand jury decided there was enough evidence to bring charges against Officer Eric Parker. The incident sparked an international incident.

6 Things You Might Not Have Known About Harry Reid 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:12:00 -0400 
    The senator from Nevada was raised in a home built of scavenged railroad ties and with a toughness that has carried him through his life and political career.

What Reid Endorsing Schumer As Top Democrat Means 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:11:00 -0400 
    Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid is not seeking re-election in 2016, but he is leaving no room for a leadership fight. He's throwing his support to his top lieutenant and message maestro.

Reid Backs N.Y.'s Schumer To Succeed Him As Senate Democratic Leader 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:08:00 -0400 
    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid made the endorsement on Nevada Public Radio after saying earlier today that he won't seek re-election in 2016.

New York City To Teens: TXT ME With Mental Health Worries 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:42:00 -0400 
    In an effort to connect teenagers with mental health services, New York is testing counseling via text for high school students. They join a growing trend.

Indiana Suspends Ban On Needle Exchanges To Combat HIV Outbreak 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:57:00 -0400 
    The state's governor says he would temporarily OK a program in one county after dozens of new infections were reported stemming from the injection of the prescription drug Opana.

Is There Any Way To Screen The World's Pilots For Suicidal Tendencies? 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:27:00 -0400 
    There are questionnaires that aim to identify people at risk of killing themselves. But the tests are flawed — and it's not at all clear they'd be effective in assessing the mental state of pilots.

Airlines Worldwide Rush To Adopt '2-Person' Cockpit Rule 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:21:00 -0400 
    In the wake of the apparently deliberate crash of a German airliner, carriers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia say they will emulate a U.S. rule requiring two people in the cockpit at all times.

Sen. Harry Reid Says He Won't Seek Re-Election 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:59:00 -0400 
    The Democratic leader later told Nevada Public Radio he was endorsing Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, the Senate's No. 3 Democrat, to succeed him as minority leader when his term ends in 22 months.

WATCH: Obama, A 'Wire' Superfan, Talks To Show's Creator David Simon 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:38:04 -0400 
    The president called the show "one of the greatest, not just television shows, but pieces of art in the last couple of decades." Their conversation was about the effects of the war on drugs.

Stretching One Great Teacher Across Many Classrooms 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:03:16 -0400 
    A Nashville middle school is test-driving a big idea: To put a great teacher in charge of multiple classrooms.

Senate Follows House In Passing GOP Budget Blueprint 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:06:00 -0400 
    Working into Friday's pre-dawn hours, senators approved the measure by a near party-line 52-46 vote, endorsing a budget that closely follows one the House passed Wednesday.

Air War In Yemen May Come At The Expense of Coalition Against ISIS 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:02:00 -0400 
    Most of the members of the coalition conducting air strikes in Yemen, are also members of the U.S.-led coalition in Syria that's been waging an air campaign against the self-styled Islamic State.
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