Bill Rancic Defends His Wife Giuliana After Fashion Police Controversy: 'I Tried to Get Them to Release the Footage' 42 years, 2,191 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- The Cutest Backup Singers! Gwyneth Paltrow Films Apple and Moses Helping Out Dad Chris Martin on Stage at Glastonbury
- Read the Cover Story: Matthew McConaughey: Love, Family & What I've Learned
- Diane Kruger Opens Up About How Meeting Longtime Love Joshua Jackson Changed Her Life
- Justin Timberlake Apologizes After Backlash over Tweet About Jesse Williams' Speech at the 2016 BET Awards
- Jennifer Hudson, Sheila E., Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monáe and More Honor Prince with Stunning BET Awards Tributes
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- January 13, 1975
- Vol. 3
- No. 1
Surveying his Newport Beach, Calif. office, Don DeMars knew he had received one of two things: either a disposable water bed or a painstakingly thorough practical joke. There on his spotless carpet were 2,000 paper cups, carefully stapled together (by two office pranksters) and brimming with water. To dislodge one, DeMars quickly noted, was to prove the domino theory. The kitchen baster in his hand proved hardly up to the job. Finally, the fire department came to the rescue with a water vacuum. DeMars is plotting revenge.
A grocery goodbye
In Mount Lebanon, Pa. the small grocery run by Jim and Peggy McKeen has been a spot where shoppers could get a quart of milk and the local gossip all in one stop. Last month the news was all bad: the economy is off, and supermarkets are forcing mom-and-pop outlets like the McKeens out of business. The two put up a sign thanking their neighbors for past patronage—and then, as Peggy wept, shut their doors after 22 years in business.
A legal chewing out
Confronted with a traffic ticket, most motorists suppress—just barely—an urge to tear it up. Two-year-old Mairi Coleman went them one better: When her mother, Flora, of Virginia Beach got a summons for running a red light, Mairi thoughtfully ate it. Prepared to take their medicine, figuratively if not literally, Mairi and her mom approached the bar of justice. Happily, neither of the two had to cough up anything. A sympathetic judge dismissed the case.
On TV it looks easy—one cop advises the arrestee of his rights while the other frisks him and slips on the cuffs. In Wood, Wis. federal guards at the Veterans Administration Center discovered it's somewhat tougher without a script. When disgruntled veterans demonstrated at the center recently, a total of 11 arrests were made, including the one pictured above. Faced with what seemed to be an immovable objector, four officers teamed up to provide an irresistible force—not to mention a somewhat graceless human pyramid.
The culprit who knocked down some street signs and then drove through Jesse Harvey's fence and into her yard in Houston, Tex. isn't likely to get away unscolded. By the time the 77-year-old Mrs. Harvey came out of her house to see what the noise was, the driver of the 1972 Cadillac had fled. Undaunted, Mrs. Harvey chained the car to a tree. Until the driver surrenders and pays the damages, she vows, the car will stay right there.
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!