Conchita Wurst, popularly known as “the bearded lady,” won the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen on Saturday with a performance of “Rise Like a Phoenix.”
May 10, 2014Conchita Wurst of Austria performs “Rise Like a Phoenix” during a dress rehearsal of the 59th annual Eurovision Song Contest at the B&W Hallerne in Copenhagen. Wurst, popularly known as “the bearded lady,” won the contest on Saturday before a global TV audience of about 180 million in 45 countries. Scanpix Denmark/Reuters
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NASA tried one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, but declared it dead on Feb. 13, 2019, 15 years after arriving at the Red Planet. The solar-powered rover has been silent for eight months, victim of one of the most intense dust storms in decades.