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Where to Go Surfing Next Year in Palm Springs (Yes, Palm Springs!)

Where to Go Surfing Next Year in Palm Springs (Yes, Palm Springs!)

BY KATHRYN ROMEYN | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Lifestyle  #EditorsPicks Three wave pools, including one designed by champion surfer Kelly Slater, are due to open in the Coachella Valley in 2022 and 2023. Seeking waves in the parched California desert sounds like the delusion of a stereotypically stoned and sun-bleached surfer, but it’s about to be reality, thanks to three high-tech wave pools coming to the Coachella Valley. This should come as no to shock to Chris Hemsworth, Shaun White, Diplo and Oscar-winning Free Solo director Jimmy Chin, some of the lucky few who have already had the privilege of surfing 100…
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Kathy Griffin Details How Living With Drug Addiction Led to Her Attempted Suicide

Kathy Griffin Details How Living With Drug Addiction Led to Her Attempted Suicide

BY ABBEY WHITE | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Lifestyle During an appearance on ’The View’ on Thursday, the comedian and actress revealed that after seeking addiction treatment with the help of her husband, she was put on a psych hold for three days. Kathy Griffin is sharing more about how living with drug addiction led to her attempted suicide and how life after her lung cancer surgery has been happier. While appearing on The View Thursday in part to promote her role in the TBS comedy Search Party, the comedian and actress echoed earlier comments about when she began misusing pills, telling the co-hosts that it…
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Wary, weary world slams doors shut, fearing omicron variant

Wary, weary world slams doors shut, fearing omicron variant

By RAF CASERT and MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #COVID-19 #Lifestyle BRUSSELS — Nations around the world sought Monday to keep the new omicron variant at bay with travel bans and further restrictions, even as it remains unclear what it means for the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health in the United States, said no data as yet suggest the new variant causes more serious illness than previous COVID-19 variants. Collins echoed several experts in saying the news should make everyone redouble their efforts to use the tools the world already has, including…
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Daniel Boulud On Plans to Open his First West Coast Restaurant in Beverly Hills

Daniel Boulud On Plans to Open his First West Coast Restaurant in Beverly Hills

BY DEGEN PENER | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Lifestyle The celebrity chef will debut an as-yet-unnamed spot at the Mandarin Oriental Residences on Wilshire Boulevard in 2022: "In L.A., ingredients are exquisite. It's vegetable paradise." Chef Daniel Boulud may have been born in France, but he has long been a New Yorker, opening his two Michelin-star Restaurant Daniel there in 1993. “I’ve lived longer in New York City than I lived in France, for sure,” says the celebrity chef, whose culinary empirenow includes restaurants in Toronto, Dubai, Washington, D.C., Singapore, the Bahamas, Palm Beach, Miami, Massachusetts and Montreal. But Boulud has never before…
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As we live longer, how should life change? There is a blueprint

As we live longer, how should life change? There is a blueprint

By Corinne Purtill, The New York Times Troy Warren for CNT #Health  #Lifestyle Most children born in the developed world now have a good chance of making it to their 100th birthday. They are also on track to live, learn, work and retire in systems and institutions that were set up when their grandparents were children. Career and education in the United States (and in much of the developed world) evolved to meet the needs of a different era than the one we currently live in — one in which the (mostly white and male) people who received postsecondary education completed…
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Ahmaud Arbery’s mom: Thankful for justice and son’s legacy

Ahmaud Arbery’s mom: Thankful for justice and son’s legacy

By RODRIQUE NGOWI and JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #EditorsPicks #Lifestyle Ahmaud Arbery’s mother says she is thankful for justice, but says the murder convictions of the men who cornered and killed her son won’t bring him back BRUNSWICK — Ahmaud Arbery’s mother woke up Thursday with a new, very important blessing on Thanksgiving Day. But there will still be an empty chair at the family’s celebrations. It is a reminder that while she feels justice was served when the three white men who helped shoot her son were convicted Wednesday for cornering and killing him as he ran through…
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Afghan girl from famous cover portrait is evacuated to Italy

Afghan girl from famous cover portrait is evacuated to Italy

NATIONAL & WORLD NEWS Troy Warren for CNT #Lifestyle National Geographic’s famed green-eyed “Afghan Girl” has arrived in Italy as part of the West’s evacuation of Afghans following the Taliban takeover of the country ROME (AP) — National Geographic magazine’s famed green-eyed “Afghan Girl” has arrived in Italy as part of the West’s evacuation of Afghans following the Taliban takeover of the country, the Italian government said Thursday. The office of Premier Mario Draghi said Italy organized the evacuation of Sharbat Gulla after she asked to be helped to leave the country. The Italian government will now help to get…
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The Pros and Cons of Starting a Celebrity Foundation

The Pros and Cons of Starting a Celebrity Foundation

BY EVAN NICOLE BROWN | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Lifestyle Wyclef Jean and Madonna provide cautionary tales for stars thinking about founding their own charity: "It's hard to keep raising money. It's hard to start and maintain your board," says Greg Propper, co-founder of social impact firm Propper Daley. When celebrities are considering starting their own nonprofits — as such stars as Leonardo DiCaprio, Lady Gaga and Beyoncé have done — a myriad considerations come into play in determining whether it’s the best and most effective investment of an artist’s energy and money. Celebrity nonprofits have landed their founders in…
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Vikings reps, police at Everson Griffen’s home for mental health check

Vikings reps, police at Everson Griffen’s home for mental health check

By BRIAN HALL, Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #Sports  #Lifestyle EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings sent psychologists at the home of defensive end Everson Griffen on Wednesday to work with police on guiding him through another alarming mental health situation, with the 12th-year player refusing to come out of his house. Griffen, who took a leave from the team in 2018 for mental health treatment, posted on Instagram early-morning screen shots of text messages to his agent, Brian Murphy, that said he needed help and people were trying to kill him. He also posted a video that showed him…
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Acquitted and in demand, Kyle Rittenhouse ponders what’s next

Acquitted and in demand, Kyle Rittenhouse ponders what’s next

By MICHAEL TARM and AMY FORLITI, Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #EditorsPicks  #Lifestyle KENOSHA, Wis. — When he was acquitted of murder in shootings during unrest in Wisconsin, Kyle Rittenhouse went from staring at possible life behind bars to red-hot star of the right: an exclusive interview with Tucker Carlson and a visit with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago capped by a photo of both men smiling and snapping a thumbs-up. For Rittenhouse, a year of legal uncertainty over whether his claim of self-defense would stand up has given way to uncertainty over what’s next. He told Carlson, in an appearance that spiked the host’s ratings by…
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