In This Issue

updated 02/26/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/26/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 62
They were on top of the world and thought that they owned it. Now it's time for Trump: The Divorce. Amid rumors of big-league philandering by Donald and stories of a showdown spat on the slopes, Ivana sets the wheels in motion for a split that promises litigation to die for

UP FRONT 30-40

Been down so long nearly everything looks like up to them, third-place CBS suspends curmudgeonly Andy Rooney and dumps Kathleen Sullivan from CBS This Morning

The suicide of singer Del Shannon, who wrote the '60s hit "Runaway," leaves friends and fans mystified

In this corner, wearing the big grin and the even bigger belt, meet James "Buster" Douglas, whose close family ties inspired his shocking knockout of Mike Tyson, one of the greatest upsets in boxing history

Did he or didn't he? Covenant House, the refuge for street kids, carries on bravely as authorities look into allegations that its founder, Father Bruce Ritter, was sexually involved with several young men

BODY 44
Desperate dieter Nick Russo puts up $25,000 and says, "Catch me dining out if you can"

MAIN STREET 49
The Harmonica Man, Jim Prushankin, leaves a trail of music—and harmonicas—wherever he goes

SCREEN 58
Playing Bette Midler's treasured daughter in Stella, Trini Alvarado has audiences misting up and clutching their hankies

SONG 73
He won't wear gold, but rapper and USC economics grad Young M.C. isn't afraid of going platinum

BIO 77
In the smithy of his early years Nelson Mandela forged the courage and principle that helped him survive 27 years in prison

CRIME 81
Investigators charge that schoolteacher Carolyn Warmus shot Betty Jeanne Solomon nine times, then met her victim's husband for drinks and backseat sex

PAGES 84
Former White House speechwriter Peggy Noonan's memoir of the Reagan years is not exactly kinder or gentler

PARTY 90
Sting's "little cookout" to raise money for the planet's endangered rain forests turns into a night of 900 stars, including Goldie Hawn, Paul Simon and Bruce Springsteen

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
STYLE WATCH 27
INSIDER 29
STAR TRACKS 57
PASSAGES 88
CHATTER 92

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