ON THE COVER 72
In the aftermath of their steamy filmset affair, Sean Young and James Woods, two of Hollywood's most explosive talents, wage a court battle stranger than fiction over charges that she reacted to their breakup with a shocking plan for revenge
UP FRONT 44-54
Reacting to co-star Bryant Gumbel's intemperate memo, the Today show's million-dollar weatherman, Willard Scott, rumbles back with a few complaints of his own
Actress Meryl Streep, mother of three, spreads the word about pesticides that cause cancer in children
Weary of being branded a gold digger, Thierry Roussel, Athina's father, provides his own rosy-hued version of life with ex-wife Christina Onassis
As crack attacks the nation's capital, detective Joe Quantrille turns in his badge, claiming police lack the will and the means to win D.C.'s bloody drug war
TO THE TOP 71
Junior ice-skating champ Kristi Yamaguchi wants to make her figures add up to a grown-up world title
Blasting down vertiginous slopes at 136 mph, U.S. speed-skiing champ C. J. Mueller gets no argument when he says the C stands for Crazy
Can the desire for a baby drive a woman insane? Yes, said lawyers defending Linda German against charges that she stole newborn Lindsey Manns from a West Virginia hospital
Though he lost an arm 10 years ago on Mount Rainier, Dr. John Donlou finds the courage to climb once again
Drive, they said, so China Beach's Nancy Giles put the pedal to the metal and her career in high gear
With a tip of the bowler to his famous father, Charlie, bistro owner Sydney Chaplin tells colorful tales of his Hollywood past
The bereaved parents of Michigan teenager Michael Keys hold bodybuilding anabolic steroids to blame for their son's suicide
Sara Gilbert, Roseanne's tiny tomboy, gets her acting inspiration at home—from her sister, Melissa
Tony Smith, better known as rap star Tone-Loc, comes out of the closet where he recorded his chart-busting single, "Wild Thing"
MAIN STREET 116
At age 105, California great-great-grandma Gertrude Palmer still answers the call of the school bell
PICKS & PANS 15
TAKE ONE 43
STAR TRACKS 59
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