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Cover Story First Look: The Amazing Life & ShockingDeath of Joan Rivers | Joan Rivers

Cover Story First Look: The Amazing Life & Shocking
Death of Joan Rivers

Originally posted 09/10/2014 11:00AM

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Friend: Melissa Rivers 'Did Everything as Joan Would Have Wanted' | Joan Rivers, Melissa Rivers

Melissa Rivers 'Did Everything as Joan Would Have Wanted,' Says a Friend

Originally posted 09/08/2014 02:30PM

Melissa Rivers said goodbye to her beloved mother, Joan Rivers, Sunday in Manhattan with tears, some laughs – and great fanfare, as close family friends praised her for her strength and dignity in the days before and after her mother died.

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Friends Reflect on the Life – and Send-Off – of Joan Rivers

Friends Reflect on the Life – and Send-Off – of Joan Rivers

Originally posted 09/07/2014 04:15PM

As Joan Rivers's funeral on Sunday closed with the sound of bagpipes filling the air on New York's Fifth Avenue, the gathering of specially invited guests spilled out onto the sidewalk outside Temple Emanu-El to listen and reflect.

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Joan Rivers's Private Funeral Was a Star-Studded Send-Off

UpdatePosted 09/07/2014 12:15PM

Joan Rivers's Private Funeral Was a Star-Studded Send-Off

Originally posted 09/07/2014 11:45AM

It was exactly the kind of star-studded send-off she wanted – and deserved.

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Melissa Rivers Bids Farewell to Her Mother's Casket | Joan Rivers

UpdatePosted 09/07/2014 07:00AM

Melissa Rivers Bids Farewell to Her Mother's Casket

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.

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Joan and Melissa Rivers Forged a Lasting Mother-Daughter Bond | Joan Rivers, Melissa Rivers

Joan and Melissa Rivers Forged a Lasting Mother-Daughter Bond

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.

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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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Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support, Daughter Melissa Says

Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support, Daughter Melissa Says

Originally posted 09/02/2014 02:00PM

It's been almost a week since Joan Rivers stopped breathing during a surgical procedure, but her daughter, Melissa, continues to be hopeful about her recovery.

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Joan Rivers's Family: 'We Are Keeping Our Fingers Crossed'

Joan Rivers's Family: 'We Are Keeping Our Fingers Crossed'

Originally posted 08/31/2014 08:10PM

Joan Rivers's loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she stopped breathing during a surgical procedure.

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Joan Rivers's Condition 'Remains Serious,' Says Daughter Melissa

Joan Rivers's Condition 'Remains Serious,' Says Daughter Melissa

Originally posted 08/29/2014 04:15PM

Joan Rivers remains in serious condition after she was rushed to a New York hospital Thursday following complications from surgery.

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