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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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Women helping women: Pair launch Caribbean crowdfunding campaign to help entrepreneurs

Two Caribbean women are launching the first Caribbean-wide crowdfunding campaign to help women entrepreneurs get access to capital. They are calling it FundRiseHER, and are kicking it off in Guyana during a July Caricom summit.
Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com
Women helping women: Pair launch Caribbean crowdfunding campaign to help entrepreneurs 2:02

Women helping women: Pair launch Caribbean crowdfunding campaign to help entrepreneurs

Cuba 1959: Miami photographer finds 'lost' photos of the 1959 Cuban revolution 2:46

Cuba 1959: Miami photographer finds 'lost' photos of the 1959 Cuban revolution

Video captures tiger attack in Beijing's wildlife park 0:41

Video captures tiger attack in Beijing's wildlife park

Deadly shooting at Munich mall 0:51

Deadly shooting at Munich mall