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Dame Edna Everage — a character created by Australian comedian Barry Humphries — models a hat based on the Sydney Opera House. She is currently performing Dame Edna's Glorious Goodbye: The Farewell Tour. Wesley/Getty Images hide caption

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Performing Arts

After 60 Years Of Fabulousness, Dame Edna Embarks On Her Farewell Tour

The housewife and superstar — a creation of Australian comedian Barry Humphries — says it's not entirely clear what her retirement will look like. "I'm a restless spirit," she says.

House Speaker John Boehner's job is secure, despite passing a bill to avert a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security — a bill that most of his Republican colleagues opposed. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

How To Oust A House Speaker (Hint: Don't Even Try)

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How To Oust A House Speaker (Hint: Don't Even Try)

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Narbonne takes on View Parkin in the L.A. City Section Girls Basketball Open Division Quarterfinal in Los Angeles, CA. Thomas R. Cordova/Courtesy of Daily Breeze hide caption

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High School Coach Takes The Heat, And Teaches Her Team About Character

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Rabbi Michel Serfaty and his French Jewish Muslim Friendship Association works with many young people in poor neighborhoods. Pierre Andrieu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For A French Rabbi And His Muslim Team, There's Work To Be Done

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Former Lance Cpl. Erik Galvan (right) and Sgt. Daniel Wheeler had a professional friendship that was nearly destroyed by an IED — but, with time, they reconciled. StoryCorps hide caption

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After Explosion, A Soldier And His Squad Leader Find Peace

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A German U-boat sank the luxury ocean liner Lusitania, seen here in 1907, on May 7, 1915. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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The Lusitania Mystery: Why British Codebreakers Didn't Try To Save It

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From The Shadows Of Apartheid, Three Singers Bring Their Voices To The States

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These Tunes Are Music To Your Cats' Furry Ears

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Dame Edna Everage — a character created by Australian comedian Barry Humphries — models a hat based on the Sydney Opera House. She is currently performing Dame Edna's Glorious Goodbye: The Farewell Tour. Wesley/Getty Images hide caption

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After 60 Years Of Fabulousness, Dame Edna Embarks On Her Farewell Tour

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