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Rescue Dog: A D.C. man was reunited with his cockapoo (that’s a cocker spaniel and poodle mix) after his house was broken into last week and the dog was stolen along with some electronics. +3

Reagan’s Chili Bowl: It looks like Ben’s Chili Bowl is opening shop in Reagan National Airport. Because everyone wants to sit next to someone who has just had a chili dog on an airplane. -4

Panda Competition: An African lion at the National Zoo gave birth to two surviving cubs, and now there is a Lion Cub Cam. +2

Here We Go Again: Hope you enjoyed the warm temperatures this morning because it’s dropping back down to the single digits tonight. -5

Friday’s Needle rating: 56  Today’s score: -4 Today’s Needle rating: 52