Napoleon on St. Helena: the man keeping his spirit alive

Jessica Wong

(CNN) — In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, between South America and Africa, lies the island of St. Helena.

Sitting 1,200 miles west of Windhoek, in Namibia, it’s one of the most remote places in the world: a 46 square mile island of dazzling cliff walks, breath-catching drives, and swirling flax plants rippling in the ocean-whipped wind.

With a population of under 5,000, sometimes it feels like there are more dolphins in the ocean around the island than Saints, as the islanders are called.

Yet despite its remoteness, St. Helena is known all over the world for its most

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Big Ten Daily: Heisman Race in 2021 Might Be Decided Elsewhere Again

Jessica Wong

The start of the 2021 college football season is still four months away, but the Heisman Trophy talk always starts early, and this year is no exception.

The only oddity this year, though, is that none of that conversation involves Big Ten players. Not this year. None of the top seven players on the FanDuel.com list are from the Big Ten. There are four players tied at spots No. 8-11 that includes Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford, and that’s the only mention

According to FanDuel’s opening odds, the top 11 players are:

  • Spencer Rattler, Oklahoma quarterback, plus-700
  • JT Daniels, Georgia
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Save on virtual experiences from Amazon Explore

Jessica Wong
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Over the last year or so, we’ve gotten used to doing virtual events when in-person options haven’t been safe or available. And while things are starting to open up more, some fun adventures and experiences still

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A look ahead at the 2021 travel season in South Dakota

Jessica Wong

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) – If you’re thinking about a road trip to the Black Hills, or plan to spend some time at Falls Park this summer, you are not alone. Both locations are bracing for crowds.

Experience Sioux Falls is celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week as it looks ahead to the busy summer travel season.

“The summer is looking really good and so consumers are saying they are ready to get out and travel, nearly 90% of Americans are ready to hit the road and ready to take a vacation,” South Dakota Secretary of Tourism, Jim Hagen said.

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CHOP Researchers Discover New Disease that Prevents Formation of Antibodies | State

Jessica Wong

PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — When Luke Terrio was about seven months old, his mother began to realize something was off. He had constant ear infections, developed red spots on his face, and was tired all the time. His development stagnated, and the antibiotics given to treat his frequent infections stopped working. His primary care doctor at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) ordered a series of blood tests and quickly realized something was wrong: Luke had no antibodies.

At first, the CHOP specialists treating Luke thought he might have X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA), a rare immunodeficiency syndrome seen in

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