updated 08/21/2006 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 08/21/2006 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Lindsay Lohan plays nice with paparazzi (sometimes) ... Paul McCartney locks out Heather Mills McCartney ... Travis Barker and Shanna Moakler split ... Plus: Are MTV reality stars cursed?
The outfits! The hair! See snaps of Jessica Simpson, Ashton Kutcher and Angelina Jolie when they were unknowns—and had yet to meet a stylist
56 Phoenix police arrest two suspects in the terrifying Serial Shooter multiple-murder case, but the Baseline Killer continues to haunt the city
60 They're baaack! George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and the rest of the gang hit Las Vegas to shoot Ocean's Thirteen
62 Hope Moss wants to be a normal 6-year-old, but she has bones so brittle they can snap at the slightest touch
66 Michael Clarke Duncan of Talladega Nights tells how he lost 90 lbs.
69 Abraham Cherrix, 16, wants to choose his own cancer treatment. A judge had another idea
73 Weeds star Mary-Louise Parker talks about her favorite role: As single mom
87 Some people whose lost pets were adopted after Katrina are suing because new owners won't give them back
93 After battling alcohol and amphetamine abuse for years, country music star Joe Nichols reveals how treatment through psychotherapy helped him find a new path
96 A decade ago Carmella Ricciardelli founded a grass-roots movement that brings art supplies—and hope—to kids in tough neighborhoods around New Haven, Conn.
106 Her sister's brush with real-life serial killer William Bradford shocks CSI: Miami star Eva La Rue
108 Heading back on the road after battling breast cancer, singer Sheryl Crow dishes with her tourmate John Mayer
110 Alpha girls! BFFs! Bad boys! Laguna Beach is back with a fresh cast and a brand new pecking order
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
STAR TRACKS 10
PICKS & PANS 31
STYLE WATCH 101
ON THE COVER Photograph by John Paschal/Celebrity Photo. Insets (clockwise from top): Gio D'Angelico/LMK/Photolink; Nancy Kaszerman/Zuma; Kevin Mazur/WireImage; Edward Dougherty/WireImage; Splash News; Charlie Varley/Sipa; Monica Roberts