Comedian Joan Rivers Passes Away

The 81-year-old comic and red carpet commentator was hospitalized last week after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

NEW YORK (AP) -- Comedian Joan Rivers has died, says her daughter Melissa Rivers.

The 81-year-old comic and red carpet commentator was hospitalized last week after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

Her family said yesterday that Rivers has been moved from intensive care at Mount Sinai Hospital into a private room, where she was "being kept comfortable."

We'll have more information as it becomes available.


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