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updated 10/10/1994 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/10/1994 AT 01:00 AM EDT

STAR TRACKS 6
Laura Leighton and Grant Show join Elton John's fan club. Dustin Hoffman courts new hits in L.A. Courtney Love gets punked with Drew Barrymore, and more

UP FRONT

42 Sunday, June 12, seemed full of promise for Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. A chronicle of their final hours—and those of their alleged killer, O.J. Simpson—shows how everything came undone

50 From Brian "Kato" Kaelin to Judge Lance Ito, a varied cast of characters will act out a very public drama in the so-called trial of the century

61 The biggest fight between prosecutors and the defense will be over the smallest evidence: DNA

63 Sloppy reporting and wild theories about the murders have bedeviled police, prosecutors—and the press

POLS 67
Backed by his glamorous author-wife, Arianna—and his $75 million fortune—Republican Rep. Michael Huffington threatens to unseat Democrat Dianne Feinstein as a U.S. senator from California

IN HER WORDS 71
In her new book, Talking From 9 to 5, Deborah Tannen argues that the different communication styles that plague husbands and wives at home can also hold women back at work

SEQUEL 77
With two blessed babies, an acclaimed new album and an upcoming tour, Anita Baker, the sultry diva of soul, is happy to leave all her anguish behind

ANGELS 86
Taking aim at pediatric AIDS, Michael Douglas, Johnny Depp and Hillary Rodham Clinton come out to play at a celebrity-filled New York City carnival

TUBE 91
Call it slackschtick. Korean-American comic Margaret Cho brings her cross-cultural, slacker humor to All-American Girl, TV's first series to star a primarily Asian-American cast

ON THE MOVE 94
Do you see Bill Clinton in your dreams? It turns out that nocturnally you're not alone, according to a recent book

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? 97
He was the dimpled, darling Little Ricky to millions of TV fans, but for Keith Thibodeaux life after I Love Lucy was not all laughs

INVENTOR 103
Richard Jurmain's crying doll Baby Think It Over gives teens a taste of parenthood by keeping them up all night

HAPPY 106
They have no abbot—and no Costelio, either—but the Benzedrine Monks of Santo Domonica are taking their chants

TROUBLE 109
9½ Weeks star Mickey Rourke, who faces trial for spousal battery this week, has squandered his fame, his fortune and his marriage to model Carre Otis

ROYALS 113
Lady Alethea Savile, who broke up with Di's phone pal James Gilbey after the "Squidgygate" scandal, succumbs to drugs and depression

PAST 117
Where there's no smoke, there's ire: The U.S. Postal Service starts a ruckus when it removes a cigarette from a new stamp honoring blues legend Robert Johnson

ANIMALS 118
Every dog has its day, but at the canine Frisbee world championships the day belonged to Soarin' Sam

AT EASE 120
An off-camera camera buff, actor Rob Morrow named his book of behind-the-scenes photos—what else?—Northern Exposures

INSIDE PEOPLE 1
MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 11
THE INSIDER 41
STYLE WATCH 82
PASSAGES 85
PUZZLER 100
CHATTER 124

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