STAR TRACKS 6
John F, Kennedy Jr. takes to the sea with a new woman. Anna Nicole Smith and Roseanne have a girls' night out. Paul Simon trades his guitar for a baseball bat, and more
38 With summer vacations drawing to a close, Dustin Hoffman, Prince Albert, Meg Ryan and Liam Neeson are rested, tanned, happy—and home from some distant hills
44 Charges of sexual harassment, fiscal irresponsibility and bad judgment lead the NAACP to oust executive director Benjamin Chavis
46 The pain of losing their daughter Jessica in a much-publicized custody battle with her birth parents is finally abating as Jan and Robby DeBoer await the adoption of a new baby
48 Claiming her name is hers and hers alone, Elizabeth Taylor tries to quash a miniseries on her life, now in production, by suing author C. David Heymann and NBC for $10 million
What she wanted was a child. But what artificial insemination gave Mary Orsak was HIV
What does a Major Leaguer do during the strike? San Francisco's Barry Bonds, for one, gets his court-mandated spousal and child payments cut by a third
Her Grammy is nice, but singer Melissa Etheridge considers her relationship with live-in lover Julie Cypher her greatest—and hardest won—prize
IN HER WORDS 63
Next week, despite opposition from both the Vatican and Muslim fundamentalists, the U.N.'s Dr. Nafis Sadik will open a conference to focus attention on the world's exploding population
Double Nobel winner Linus Pauling was both the century's preeminent chemist and one of its most tenacious peace activists
Both friends and enemies wonder whether a breakdown is in the offing after Princess Diana is accused of making anonymous calls to a handsome art dealer
TO THE TOP 79
Alabama writer Winston Groom strikes it rich when Tom Hanks takes his 1986 novel, Forrest Gump, to the movies
The latest in a long line of Aaron Spelling's acid queens, Kylie Travis actually has a model background for her role in Models Inc.
Pilloried when his college football players ran amok, former University of Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer gets a fresh start with the Dallas Cowboys
Jim Carrey and Lauren Holly, costars in an upcoming film comedy, have two things in common: a painful recent divorce and an intense interest in each other
Journalist Michael Frazier wrote a prize-winning piece on Lisa Whedbee's family. Now he is accused of trying to finish the story by helping her plot her husband's murder
AT EASE 110
Novelist Jackie Collins has another potboiler going—and it's not fiction. Would you believe meat loaf?
INSIDE PEOPLE 4
PICKS & PANS 13
THE INSIDER 37
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