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September 5th, 2014
09:52 PM ET

California's drought: Before and after

California is dealing with one of its worst droughts on record. The drought has triggered extreme water conservation measures, killed crops and is blamed for an increase in wildfires. The scale of the problem becomes startling clear through images captured before the drought and what the same locations look like today. Dan Simon has the latest.

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September 5th, 2014
09:45 PM ET

Remembering Joan Rivers: Joking around about plastic surgery

A transit station in London posted this snarky tribute to Joan Rivers:

It's a good bet that sign would have made her laugh. Joan made no secret of her many plastic surgeries. While she often joked about it, she also admitted the procedures terrified her. Gary Tuchman takes a look back.

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September 5th, 2014
09:36 PM ET

Remembering Joan Rivers: Fashion Police head writer Tony Tripoli shares his memories

Joan Rivers is a comedy legend and known for having one of the quickest wits in the business. So what is it like to write for her? Tony Tripoli is not only the head writer for "Fashion Police," but he was also close friends with Joan. He described her as a demon onstage and a stereotypical Jewish grandmother when she was offstage.

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September 5th, 2014
09:32 PM ET

Why was a plane carrying Americans forced to land in Iran?

Land or be intercepted. Officials say that's the choice the crew of a charter plane had to make over Iran. He was flying a group of American military contractors from Afghanistan to Dubai. Tom Foreman explains how this plane ended up in that situation and what Iranian authorities did before allowing them to take off again.

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