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Ezzard Turner, a dean at the City on a Hill Circuit Street charter school in Boston, returns students' phones after locking them in pouches for the school day. A new policy at the school aims to literally contain distractions by requiring the phones to stay locked up until dismissal time. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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A School's Way To Fight Phones In Class: Lock 'Em Up

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Logan Paul came under heavy criticism for a video he posted on YouTube depicting a dead body, apparently the result of suicide. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for iHeartMedia hide caption

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Ari Curtis, author of Least Desirable, a blog about dating as a black woman. Kholood Eid for NPR hide caption

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'Least Desirable'? How Racial Discrimination Plays Out In Online Dating

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Apple is being urged to help protect young users of its smartphones and tablets, with two investors citing problems that have been linked with spending too much time on social media and looking at screens. Matthias Balk/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Call-In: Sharing Your Passwords With Your Partner

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Logan Paul, seen here last month, is being criticized for the way he handled a visit to Japan's Aokigahara forest, famous for its popularity among people who carry out suicide. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Our Mental Space, Under Attack

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The three emojis that didn't make the cut. Emojipedia hide caption

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Emojis Of 2018: Bagels, Kangaroos, Redheads Are In. 'Frowning Pile Of Poo' Is Out

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Library Of Congress Announces It Will Be Selective In Which Tweets It Archives

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Prince Harry interviewed former President Barack Obama in a broadcast that aired Wednesday on the BBC. The interview was recorded during September's Invictus Games in Toronto, where the two are pictured here. Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation hide caption

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A Look At How Word Prediction Software Works

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The Super NES Classic, a mini-version of one of the first Nintendo consoles, comes with a vintage controller. Adhiti Bandlamudi/NPR hide caption

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Retro-Games And Consoles Are The Latest Craze In The Gamer World

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Facebook, Twitter Issue Policy Changes To Manage Fake News And Hate Speech

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