By People Staff
December 01, 2005 12:00 PM

Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey
Friends and family tell what’s behind the split and what’s next for the former Newlyweds

After Katrina, the people of New Orleans are still struggling

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie lend help in Pakistan

Happy DaysPat Morita dies of alcoholism

Life on the road hasn’t been idle for Kelly Clarkson and opening act Graham Colton

And the winner is. . . . a 157 lbs. thinner Matt Hoover bests the other losers to take home $250,000

Nip/Tuck‘s unplastic Joely Richardson

“Run It” singer Chris Brown has all the right moves

Bones heartthrob David Boreanaz savors success and downtime as Dad

Stanley "Tookie" Williams, cofounder of the notorious Crips, faces a Dec. 13 execution for murder

After being widowed on 9/11, Broadway’s LaChanze returns to the stage in Oprah Winfrey‘s The Color Purple

Hairstylist Ted Gibson is the mane man to the stars

Neil Diamond looks back at a gem of a career

Sissy Lusk, who shared her 222-lb. weight loss with PEOPLE, returns to share healthy eating tips

Suzan Hughes wants son Alex, 13, to enjoy more of his vast inheritance now

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban celebrate Thanksgiving together in Nashville with their parents in tow

Designer Kenneth Cole rallies celebs for World AIDS Day

The Chronicles of Narnia leads the way as multiplexes brace for the holiday season

A new photo book looks back on the charmed and tragic life of John F. Kennedy Jr.

Barbra Streisand dishes on married life and her early TV specials

Losing mother Judi to cancer when he was 12, NFL quarterback Brian Griese helps other grieving children pick up the pieces

Romanian refugee Cornelia Zicu turns her day spa into a celebrity favorite

Thousands are flocking to see Nepalese teenager Ram Bomjon, who some believe is the next Buddha