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United Airlines says it has reached a settlement with Dr. David Dao, the passenger who was forcibly removed from one of its flights April ninth. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. United, meanwhile, has announced a number of policy changes to make sure such an incident doesn't happen again.

The United incident may lead to less passenger-bumping in the future. Southwest Airlines says that it will soon end the practice of over-booking flights, meaning it will only sell the number of tickets as the plane has seats. JetBlue already follows that policy. United says it will reduce, but not eliminate, overbooking.

Scientists at George Washington University said their DNA analysis of a limited number of seafood servings from Washington, DC restaurants found a third of them were mislabeled. They say what was on the plate wasn't exactly the species listed on the menu, though in most cases, it was close.

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