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Huge crowd at Polish shrine hears pope hail their faith

Pope Francis blessed hundreds of thousands of faithful Thursday at a shrine in Poland, paying tribute to a beloved native son, St. John Paul II, honoring the countless "ordinary yet remarkable" Poles who defiantly clung to their faith during Soviet-bloc communism and establishing this pontiff's drawing power in a country where being Catholic is often equated with being Polish.

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To reverse damage of sitting, take a brisk, hour-long walk

Scientists analyzing data from more than 1 million people found that it takes about 60 to 75 minutes of “moderate intensity” exercise to undo the damage of sitting for at least eight hours a day. Not exercising and sitting all day is as dangerous as being obese or smoking, they found.

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Brazil's former president files petition at the UN

Lawyers for former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva say they have filed a petition at the U.N. Human Right Committee denouncing what they call a lack of impartiality and abuse of power by the judge investigating the mammoth corruption-kickback scandal at state-owned oil company Petrobras.

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NATO Secretary General’s statement on the outcome of the British referendum on the EU

The British people have decided to leave the European Union. As it defines the next chapter in its relationship with the EU, NATO Secretary General says that the United Kingdom's position in NATO will remain unchanged.
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NATO Secretary General’s statement on the outcome of the British referendum on the EU 1:24

NATO Secretary General’s statement on the outcome of the British referendum on the EU

Off-duty airmen in South Korea help save family from burning building 1:04

Off-duty airmen in South Korea help save family from burning building

Terror in Brussels 2:36

Terror in Brussels

A First Daughter’s Second Ride 3:01

A First Daughter’s Second Ride