Comedian Joan Rivers died September 4, 2014, a week after suffering cardiac arrest during a medical procedure, her daughter said. She was 81. Click through the gallery to look back at her career.

Family Of Joan Rivers Reaches Settlement With Clinic:

The family of the late Joan Rivers has settled with the clinic at the center of a medical malpractice lawsuit following the comedian’s death, attorneys for the family tell CNN.

Rivers died September 4, 2014, at the age of 81, a week after an appointment at Manhattan’s Yorkville Endoscopy clinic.

“In choosing to accept this settlement, I am able to put the legal aspects of my mother’s death behind me and ensure that those culpable for her death have accepted responsibility for their actions quickly and without equivocation,” daughter Melissa Rivers said in a statement.

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George Zimmerman said this week <a href="" target="_blank">he intended to auction the gun</a> he used to kill Florida teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012. It is not unheard of for evidence in high-profile cases to be sold at auction or otherwise appear in public. Here is a look at what has happened to pieces of evidence in other well-publicized deaths.

George Zimmerman’s Gun May Still Be Up For Auction:

The gun George Zimmerman purportedly used to kill Trayvon Martin may still be up for auction.

Zimmerman initially listed the weapon on GunBroker, but the website sent out a message Thursday afternoon saying it had rejected the idea.
He then tried to sell the gun through United Gun Group, an online marketplace for firearms. It listed the weapon at a starting bid of $5,000, the same as on the previous site.
United Gun Group put out a statement Thursday night, saying the gun will not be sold on its site.
However, Todd Underwood — the founder of the group — later emailed CNN and said an official response would be released Friday at 10 a.m. ET.
“We may still run it,” Underwood said.

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Kelly Ripa And Michael Strahan Ready For Final Frosty Show:

Michael Strahan’s last day alongside Kelly Ripa is on Friday — and it’s not a moment too soon.

Ripa is already talking about who should replace Strahan on “Live with Kelly and Michael.” And on Thursday she was photographed wearing a jacket with the word “Freedom” written on the back.

Regular viewers of the talk show say the relationship between the co-hosts has been visibly strained ever since ABC awkwardly announced Strahan’s move to “GMA.”

Ripa wasn’t consulted, and she was informed just half an hour before the announcement on April 19. Furious about the decision and feeling disrespected by her bosses, Ripa skipped work for the rest of the week, sending the producers scrambling to fill her seat.

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