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Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel Trade Insults in Salute to Joan Rivers | Jimmy Kimmel, Joan Rivers, Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel Trade Insults in Salute to Joan Rivers

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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25 Jokes That Show How Joan Rivers Blended Humor, Hardship and Chutzpah

Joan Rivers: 25 Jokes That Show How She Blended Humor, Hardship and Chutzpah

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.

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UpdatePosted 09/04/2014 06:00PM

The History of Joan Rivers's Most Famous Catchphrase: 'Can We Talk?'

Originally posted 09/04/2014 04:50PM

The world lost an unforgettable comedian on Thursday, when Joan Rivers passed away at the age of 81.

"My mother's greatest joy in life was to make people laugh. Although that is difficult to do right now, I know her final wish would be that we return to laughing soon," Rivers's daughter Melissa said in a statement regarding her mother's death obtained by PEOPLE.

Making people laugh was never a problem for the comedian, who started on the nightclub circuit in the 1960s. Through her decades of entertaining on stage and screen, Rivers developed numerous classic bits and catchphrases, but three small words stand above the rest: "Can we talk?"

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Johnny Depp, Lena Dunham & More Stars Honor Joan Rivers

RIP Joan Rivers: Celebrities Remember the Comedy Legend

Originally posted 09/04/2014 04:00PM

A pop culture icon since the 1960s, Joan Rivers made generations of people laugh.

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Joan Rivers Has Died

Joan Rivers Dies at 81

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.

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Andrew Madoff Has Died

UpdatePosted 09/03/2014 01:15PM

Andrew Madoff Has Died

Originally posted 09/03/2014 12:05PM

Bernard Madoff's last surviving son has died of cancer.

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Journalist Steven Sotloff Beheaded by ISIS, According to Video

Steven Sotloff Apparently Beheaded by the Islamic State Group, According to Online Video

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.

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Shooting Range Closed After 9-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Instructor

Shooting Range Closed After 9-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Instructor

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.

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Stephen Lee, Actor on Seinfeld and Nash Bridges, Dies

Stephen Lee, Actor on Seinfeld and Nash Bridges, Dies at 58

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.

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Bali Suitcase Murder Suspect Barred from Meeting Privately with Lawyers, Attorney Says

Bali Suitcase Murder: Suspect Barred from Meeting Privately with Lawyers, Attorney Claims

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.

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