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To Make Children Healthier, A Doctor Prescribes A Trip To The Park

Dr. Robert Zarr, second from right, leads a hike through a park in Washington, D.C. Diana Bowen/National Park Service hide caption

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To Make Children Healthier, A Doctor Prescribes A Trip To The Park

About 40 percent of Dr. Robert Zarr's young patients are overweight or obese, which has led him to come up with ways to give them very specific recommendations for physical activity.

Mark Your Calendars: In A Year, We'll Arrive At Pluto

An artist's concept shows the New Horizons spacecraft as it approaches Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, in July 2015. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory hide caption

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Mark Your Calendars: In A Year, We'll Arrive At Pluto

It takes a long time to travel 3 billion miles. On July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will finally get a flyby glimpse of the dwarf planet, as part of a mission launched in 2006.

Germany Wins World Cup Over Argentina With Late-Game Goal

Germany's Andre Schuerrle holds up the World Cup trophy as the team celebrates their 1-0 victory over Argentina in the World Cup final on Sunday. hide caption

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Germany Wins World Cup Over Argentina With Late-Game Goal

In a tense match that saw a lot of action but no score for more than 90 minutes of play, an extra-time goal in the 113th minute gave Germany a 1-0 win over Argentina and its fourth World Cup title.

Pope Reportedly Says That 1 In 50 Clergy Are Pedophiles

Pope Francis waves as he leads his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican. The pope reportedly told an Italian newspaper that statistically, about 2 percent of Roman Catholic priests are pedophiles. hide caption

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Pope Reportedly Says That 1 In 50 Clergy Are Pedophiles

In an interview with an Italian newspaper, Francis is quoted as calling pedophilia a "leprosy in our house." The Vatican has disputed parts of the article.

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