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Billy Smith counts rows in the knit structure of a mask to ensure that specifications for fit and sizing meet company standards. Nick Rubalcava/Bilio hide caption

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Social Entrepreneurs: Taking On World Problems

Want To Create A Better Mask? It's Harder Than It Seams

Brothers Billy and Nick Smith have designed a reusable mask that's knit, not sewn. Seamless and sustainable, it's made from polyester, spandex, nylon and an antimicrobial silver-coated yarn.

Stands remain empty as family members of United States Military Academy graduating cadets are restricted from attending commencement ceremonies on June 13 in West Point, N.Y John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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West Point Graduates' Letter Calls For Academy To Address Racism

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A fan of K-pop band BTS poses for photos against a backdrop featuring an image of the group's members in Seoul, South Korea, on Oct. 29, 2019. Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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K-Pop's Digital 'Army' Musters To Meet The Moment, Baggage In Tow

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Want To Create A Better Mask? It's Harder Than It Seams

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Specimens collected from multiple people can be combined into one batch to test for the coronavirus. A negative result would clear all the specimens. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Pooling Coronavirus Tests Can Spare Scarce Supplies, But There's A Catch

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Kai Koerber, a rising sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, is a survivor of the 2018 mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Since then, he says, he's made promoting a mental health curriculum in high schools and colleges a personal priority. Brittany Hosea-Small hide caption

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'Bear Our Pain': The Plea For More Black Mental Health Workers

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Composer Ennio Morricone, posing with his Oscar for The Hateful Eight in 2016. He died Monday at age 91 in Rome. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ennio Morricone, The Sound Of The American West, Dies At 91

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