10:12 PM EDT 09/21/2014
Originally posted 09/05/2014 06:55PM
An openly grieving Melissa Rivers bid a tearful farewell to her mother Joan Rivers, who died Sept. 4 at age 81, as the comedian's casket was loaded into a hearse in New York City Saturday, reportedly on its way to a crematorium in preparation for Sunday morning's funeral at New York City's Temple Emanu-El.
Originally posted 09/06/2014 10:50AM
Simone Battle, a member of the girl band G.R.L., was found dead in Los Angeles on Friday, her record company confirms. The cause of death is still unknown.
Originally posted 09/06/2014 08:00AM
As the investigation continues into the circumstances surrounding Joan Rivers's death following a routine outpatient procedure, a video clip has surfaced in which the legendary comedian confesses her concerns about anesthesia – and reveals she has a heart condition.
Originally posted 09/05/2014 08:05PM
Last week when Joan Rivers stopped breathing during a surgical procedure, it was daughter, Melissa, who immediately hopped a plane from L.A. to New York and rushed to her mother's bedside. And that's where she remained until the end.
Originally posted 09/05/2014 05:30PM
Joan Rivers was a kind woman – as gracious, wise and generous as she was funny. That might sound strange to hear about a woman who could eviscerate any actress who made a misstep on the red carpet, and who famously described Elizabeth Taylor as standing in front of a microwave oven screaming, "Hurry!"
Originally posted 09/05/2014 03:15PM
Katie Couric's mother, Elinor Couric, has passed away, the news anchor has revealed.
Originally posted 09/05/2014 02:00PM
Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Steven Sotloff had always been interested in exploring the world. Intelligent and inquisitive, he had an easygoing disposition and a sharp sense of humor.
Originally posted 09/05/2014 01:00PM
Many years ago I had the odd privilege of hearing a voicemail that Joan Rivers left on a colleague's phone. Ms. Rivers, calling in from a radio studio, was not happy with a review my colleague had written of one of her books.
Originally posted 09/05/2014 09:15AM
Joan Rivers, who died Thursday, got her start on prime-time variety and late-night talk shows in the 1960s, and is especially remembered for her appearances on The Tonight Show.
Once she was introduced on-air in 1965, Rivers routinely visited the program and later would officially fill in as host for Johnny Carson – until she was offered a rival show on Fox, triggering a lifelong freeze-out by Carson. She would not again appear on The Tonight Show for 26 years.
Originally posted 09/05/2014 08:30AM
Joan Rivers blazed a trail for women comedians, especially ones like Sarah Silverman, who adored her bold, take-no-prisoners approach to jokes.
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