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The Early 2000s Are Calling: New Nokia 3310 Phones Revealed

Feb. 26
Camila Domonoske / NPR

We reported earlier this month on rumors that the Internet's favorite indestructible brick of a phone would be returning to shelves. Now it's official. The not-so-smartphone will cost about $50.

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NPR News Nuggets: A Plea To Texans, Eat Your Veggies & Chris Christie's Next Move

Feb. 26
Wynne Davis / NPR

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

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After Kansas Shooting, More Than $1 Million Donated For Victims' Families

Feb. 26
Colin Dwyer / NPR

Between three GoFundMe pages, thousands of strangers have opened their wallets for the victims. Still, many in India fear last week's shooting shows the U.S. is now a dangerous place for immigrants.

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Indonesia Wakes And Up And Smells Its Own Coffee — Then Drinks It

Feb. 26
Anthony Kuhn / NPR

Indonesia is the world's fourth-largest coffee producer, exporting more than it consumes. But that's changing, as demand from a rising middle class fuels entrepreneurship and connoisseurship.

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Bill Paxton, Prolific Actor And Star Of 'Titanic' And 'Apollo 13,' Dies At 61

Feb. 26
Colin Dwyer / NPR

Paxton was perhaps best known for his roles in Hollywood blockbusters, but he also took starring turns in TV series like Big Love and Training Day.

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Banned Nerve Agent Killed Kim Jong Nam Within 20 Minutes, Malaysia Says

Feb. 26
Colin Dwyer / NPR

The dose smeared on the face of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's half-brother was so high, even an antidote may not have been able to save him, according to the Malaysian health minister.

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'Highly Intoxicated' Driver Plows Into Mardi Gras Crowd, Injuring At Least 28

Feb. 26
Colin Dwyer / NPR

An apparent drunk driver careened into spectators at one of Mardi Gras' biggest parades Saturday. "We are grateful that none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening," New Orleans' mayor said.

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A Night At Red's Juke Joint In The Mississippi Delta Is A True Blues Experience

Feb. 26
Melissa Block / NPR

A visit to a classic, hole-in-the-wall blues bar in Clarksdale, Miss., where owner Red Paden enlightens us about the blues and the Delta.

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If You've Got Any Compound Interest, Solving This Puzzle Will Surely Pay Off

Feb. 26
Will Shortz / NPR

Every five-letter answer in this week's puzzle must complete a compound word or a familiar two-word phrase.

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North Carolina Law Makes Facebook A Felony For Former Sex Offenders

Feb. 26
Lauren Russell / NPR

North Carolina has a law banning sex offenders from social media. The state says sex offenders use sites to find future child victims. The court will decide if this is constitutional.

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What Makes Mira Rai Run?

Feb. 26
Danielle Preiss / NPR

She dreamed of a better life outside her village in Nepal. But she was broke and had run out of hope. Then she tried a 31-mile trail race.

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Dentists Work To Ease Patients' Pain With Fewer Opioids

Feb. 26
Elana Gordon / NPR

After minor surgeries, many dentists used to reflexively prescribe quick-acting opioids to relieve a patient's pain. Now they're learning to counsel patients about better, less addictive alternatives.

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Which Colleges Might Give You The Best Bang For Your Buck?

Feb. 26
Sophia Alvarez Boyd / NPR

A recent study looked at colleges across the country and which ones were able to graduate low-income students into high earning jobs.

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For Black College Prospects, Belonging And Safety Often Top Ivy Prestige

Feb. 26
Denene Millner / NPR

Over the past three years, nearly a third of HBCUs have seen at least a 20 percent increase in applications, which correlates with protests over high-profile racial-violence incidents.

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Ethics Watchdog Has Big Impact On Federal Workers, But Not On Trump

Feb. 26
Peter Overby / NPR

The Office of Government Ethics has been in the spotlight since President Trump ignored its call to divest his businesses. It has no enforcement power, but still has a big impact on federal workers.

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LGBTQ Advocates Fear 'Religious Freedom' Bills Moving Forward In States

Feb. 26
Laura Sydell / NPR

The Trump administration hasn't taken action on its promises to protect religious liberties, which some see as opposing LGBTQ people. But some state legislatures are taking this as support.

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Lots Of People Donate Their Cars, But This Owner Donated His Auto Repair Shop

Feb. 26
Mary Rose Madden / NPR

An auto mechanic in Baltimore wanted to unload his car repair shop after decades of work. But instead of selling it, he donated it to a nonprofit that will use the shop to teach budding mechanics.

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Trump Will Be First President In 36 Years To Skip White House Correspondents Dinner

Feb. 25
Maquita Peters / NPR

The president tweeted that he will not attend this year's dinner. He'll be the first president to do so since Reagan missed it in 1981, after he was shot.

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'Ring Of Fire' Eclipse Set To Blaze In Southern Skies

Feb. 25
Colin Dwyer / NPR

The annular solar eclipse, which will leave just a sliver of sun shining behind the moon, will be visible from the southern hemisphere Sunday. Here's how to watch, even if you're outside its path.

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Lucille Horn, Who Was Nursed To Health In A Coney Island Sideshow, Dies At 96

Feb. 25
Colin Dwyer / NPR

At a time when incubators were rejected by most doctors, Martin Couney treated Horn with one at a sideshow of premature infants. She died earlier this month, 96 years after most experts expected.

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