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Joan Rivers attends the Tribeca Film Festival in 2010 in New York....
The comedian died Thursday at the age of 81. Rivers talked with Fresh Air in 1991, 2010 and 2012 about how her comedy evolved — and why she didn't care what others thought of her.
Ukraine and the Russia-backed rebels have announced a cease-fire agreement set to go into effect Friday.