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updated 05/21/2007 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/21/2007 AT 01:00 AM EDT

23 SCOOP
Is Lindsay Lohan back to partying? ... Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes find their dream house ... Brittany Murphy's wedding shocker ... Plus: Billy Ray Cyrus gets the boot on Dancing.

104 COVER
Meet six real women who each lost 100 lbs.—and can't wait to slip into a swimsuit and hit the beach this summer!

62 After a Superior Court judge sentences her to 45 days behind bars for violating her probation, a stunned Paris Hilton may have to do time in a Los Angeles jail

66 Though the tornado that destroyed Greensburg, Kansas, was the largest to touch down in the U.S. since 1999, it didn't crush the spirit of the city's resilient residents

70 Dancing with the Stars' Laila Ali talks about life with her father, Muhammad Ali, and his battle with Parkinson's disease

77 On her fourth state visit, Queen Elizabeth charms Americans with a mix of dignity and compassion

81 Oscar-nominated Sideways actress Virginia Madsen fesses up to using Botox to avoid wrinkles

89 Tootie's a mom! The Facts of Life's Kim Fields and her fiancé Christopher Morgan welcome their first child, son Sebastian

93 Daytime staple Bob Barker gets ready for retirement after almost 35 years of hosting The Price Is Right

98 Just in time for Mother's Day, Heroes cast members like Adrian Pasdar, Masi Oka and Hayden Panettiere show some serious love for their favorite superfans—their moms

119 In the popular guide The Dangerous Book for Boys, brothers Conn and Hal Iggulden offer a primer on boyhood's lost arts, from making secret inks and building go-karts to skinning rabbits and mastering coin tricks

122 Known for her crossover hit "Tim McGraw," teen singer Taylor Swift wastes no time racking up honors as a budding country star

127 In New Mexico dads in prison find a novel way to stay close to their kids: recording themselves reading bedtime stories

130 Young adults with Down Syndrome enjoy work and friendship at Judy and Jerry Horton's Down Home Ranch

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

MAILBAG 10
PEOPLE.COM 13
STAR TRACKS 14
SCOOP 23
PICKS & PANS 37
INSIDER 61
PASSAGES 120
PUZZLER 124
STYLE WATCH 137
BODY WATCH 147
CHATTER 148

ON THE COVER Photographs by Troy Word. Hair: Joshua Barrett for Matrix, Gina Bertolotti for Oscar Blandi; Makeup: Lisa Garner for Sheer Cover, Anthea King/Artists by Timothy Priano; Stylist: Kate Moodie; Bathing suits: Eres; Insets (from left): Courtesy Camille Tirzah; Courtesy Kate Smith; Right insets: (Hilton) Howard Wise/JPI; (Tornado) Allan Detrich/Polaris; (Ali) Alison Dyer; (Madsen) Ondrea Barbe

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