December 25, 2006 12:00 PM

23 SCOOP

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise celebrate their wedding (again!) … Meet Britney Spears‘s new music man … Plus: the inside story on Nicole Richie‘s shocking DUI bust

BEST AND WORST! OF 2006

60 One Tough Year

The President and First Lady reflect on ’06 and each other

66 COVER

Angelina Jolie talks about life with Brad and the kids

76 Year of the Baby

Suri Cruise and Kingston Rossdale led a bumper crop of celeb tots

90 Just Married!

TomKat, Tori and more

103 It’s Over

Brit and K-Fed, Reese and Ryan and others split

115 Stars of the Year

Big names and newcomers, they had it going on

124 Best Dresses

Red carpet dazzlers

128 Makeovers

Dramatic new celeb looks

131 This Year’s Fads

From YouTube to black nail polish, here’s what Wii obsessed over

134 Newsmakers

Updates on the top stories

140 It Was a Year of …

Catch phrases, the Hoff, man tears, firings and some serious déjà vu

153 My Stuff!

Souvenirs from Rosie O’Donnell, Ludacris and more

168 They Said It!

Memorable quotes from ’06

170 Stars Behaving Badly

Some celebs showed how not to act in public

172 Tributes

Friends remember Steve Irwin, Dana Reeve and others

190 Fallen Heroes

A salute to those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

MAILBAG 8

PEOPLE.COM 10

INSIDE PEOPLE 12

STAR TRACKS 14

SCOOP 23

PASSAGES 32

PICKS & PANS 37

PUZZLER 196

ON THE COVER Photograph by Jennifer Mitchell/Splash News; INSETS (clockwise from top): Justin Sullivan/Getty; Russell Einhorn/Splash News; Brent Stirton/Getty

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