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200 years: Remote St. Helena island marks Napoleon’s death with Catholic Mass

Getting to the remote South Atlantic island where Napoleon died 200 years ago got even harder during the coronavirus pandemic. So while commemorations of the May 5, 1821 death of the deposed French emperor on British-ruled St. Helena are going ahead there, they are not happening with an influx of international visitors that was expected before COVID-19 swept across the world.

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Happy Birthday, George Washington

David Carlin: Some fans of Donald Trump say he has been chosen by God for leadership. Maybe. But it’s much easier to believe it about our first president.

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