02:20 PM EDT 09/16/2014
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.
Originally posted 09/04/2014 07:55PM
Following the death of Joan Rivers at age 81 on Thursday, her daughter, Melissa Rivers, released a statement: "My mother's greatest joy in life was to make people laugh," it read in part.
Originally posted 09/04/2014 04:50PM
Originally posted 09/04/2014 04:00PM
A pop culture icon since the 1960s, Joan Rivers made generations of people laugh.
Originally posted 09/04/2014 03:00PM
Joan Rivers, a raucous and often-ubiquitous comedic presence on TV and nightclubs since the 1960s, has died. She was 81.
Originally posted 09/03/2014 12:05PM
Bernard Madoff's last surviving son has died of cancer.
Originally posted 09/02/2014 01:55PM
An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group.
Originally posted 08/28/2014 01:00PM
An Arizona gun range has been shuttered indefinitely after a 9-year-old girl accidentally killed her shooting instructor on Monday.
Originally posted 08/28/2014 08:25AM
Stephen Lee, the character actor who hilariously played an overly loquacious cabinet installer on Seinfeld – among dozens of other roles on TV and in the movies – has died at 58.
Originally posted 08/28/2014 08:00AM
The attorney for pregnant Chicago teenager Heather Mack, who was arrested in Bali after the bloody body of her mother was found stuffed in a suitcase at a luxury resort, claims his client hasn't been allowed to meet privately with her lawyers and is "emotionally and mentally drained" after two weeks in an Indonesian jail.
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On PEOPLE.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!