Table of Contents

UPDATED 08/04/1997 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 08/04/1997 at 01:00 AM EDT

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 15
THE INSIDER 39
PASSAGES 87
STYLE WATCH 102
PUZZLER 104
CHATTER 124

STAR TRACKS 6
Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Jackson reunite. Heather Locklear has great expectations. Brooke Shields and Sharon Lawrence have tea for two, and more

UP FRONT
40 Abandoned at birth, Julie Carr, Marv Kreider and Robert Andersen grew up with an aching sense of loss, wondering why they were thrown away

46 Alleged serial killer and outlaw Andrew Cunanan stirs new interest in the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list

48 MacGyverish American astronaut Michael Foale has found his dream job—playing Mr. Fixit aboard the damaged Russian space station Mir

ROYALS 57
Camilla Parker Bowles turns 50 and gets a very special present: a lavish birthday party from Prince Charles

CONTROVERSY 61
President Clinton thought he bought it last summer, but 83-year-old Margaret Reeb says her chunk of Montana mine land is not for sale

TOYS 65
Designing the hot-selling replica of the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft was far from child's play for Mattel's Keith Hippely and his team

TEACHER 67
Former substitute teacher Scott Yagemann turns his life in the blackboard jungle of L.A.'s public schools into a screenplay for the new movie 187

TUBE 73
Jack Russell terrier Soccer is having a ball as the canine star of PBS's hit kids' series Wishbone

SONG 75
At 26, punk-folk singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco has found success worth singing about—and she's done it on her own terms

CRIME 79
She was an ambitious, up-and-coming politician. But now Ruthann Aron is in jail, accused of hiring a hit man to knock off her physician husband

ANGELS 84
Bride Heather McCombs might never have made it to her wedding if not for a random act of kindness by tollbooth operator Walter Jeffries

COVER 90
When he's not battling the bad guys, Air Force One's Harrison Ford is communing with nature—and his wife and children—in Wyoming prove, beating the odds is what 40-year-old Los Angeles Dodger Brett Butler is all about

COPING 107
As comebacks from cancer and a broken hand prove, beating the odds is what 40-year-old Los Angeles Dodger Brett Butler is all about

TROUBLE 112
African millionaire and philanthropist Babani Sissoko faces jail after offering a customs agent what looked suspiciously like a bribe

ANIMALS 114
British Burmese Minnimore sneaks into neighbors' homes on little cat feet—and emerges with slippers, evening gloves and stuffed animals

ON THE JOB 117
Boxers who mess up in referee Mills Lane's ring know they're cruising for a bruising

GALLERY 120
Putting nostalgia aside, the business founded 118 years ago by F.W. Woolworth finally gives in and closes the era of the five-and-dime

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