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Reid Backs N.Y.'s Schumer To Succeed Him As Senate Democratic Leader

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.
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New York City To Teens: TXT ME With Mental Health Worries

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.
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Indiana Suspends Ban On Needle Exchanges To Combat HIV Outbreak

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.
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Is There Any Way To Screen The World's Pilots For Suicidal Tendencies?

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.
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Airlines Worldwide Rush To Adopt '2-Person' Cockpit Rule

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.
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Sen. Harry Reid Says He Won't Seek Re-Election

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.
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Social Media Posts Help Police Nab Suspect

While police in Fairfield, Maine, were searching for a supsect, he was posting on Snapchat. A friend told police where he was hiding, according to the Morning Sentinel.
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WATCH: Obama, A 'Wire' Superfan, Talks To Show's Creator David Simon

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.
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Buffalo Fans Cheer Sabres 4-Game Losing Streak

In the NHL, the Buffalo Sabres and the Arizona Coyotes are battling for the title of the worst in the league. The loser would get better odds of landing a top draft pick.
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Stretching One Great Teacher Across Many Classrooms

A Nashville middle school is test-driving a big idea: To put a great teacher in charge of multiple classrooms.

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