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updated 08/03/1998 at 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/03/1998 01:00AM

44 Up Front
Seven inventors prove that ordinary people with extraordinary ideas, ingenuity and pluck can still strike it rich in the marketplace

50 On a single day, South African President Nelson Mandela celebrates a pair of milestones: turning 80 and marrying his sweetheart, Graça Machel

52 Amid pomp, circumstance—and controversy—Russians bury the remains of the nation's last czar, Nicholas II, and his family

59 Royals
A slew of suspects have been cited as possibly fathering Princess Stephanie's new baby girl, Camille Marie Kelly

63 Song
Scoffing at rumors of a rhythm and blues rivalry, 17-year-old songbird Monica unites with fellow teen singer Brandy for the chart-topping duet "The Boy Is Mine"

68 Controversy
Harvey Ball created the happy face, helped millions of Americans to Have a Nice Day, made no money and lived happily ever after

71 Crime
On trial for fashion scion Maurizio Gucci's murder, his ex-wife explains that she wanted him dead but did not have him killed

80 Cover
For Saving Private Ryan's Tom Hanks, ecstasy is more than winning an Oscar; it's dinner with wife Rita Wilson, downtime with his kids—and dreams of intergalactic travel

90 Screen
Ten-year-old Hatty Jones makes her movie debut as the title character in Madeline—and along the way develops a serious passion for acting

95 Host
At Le Bernardin in Manhattan, finicky chef Eric Ripert dishes out America's best fish—and wins the nation's top restaurant honors

99 Family
Taken from his bed by strangers and his own dad, David Van Blarigan, 16, found himself in the shadowy, disturbing world of behavior-modification camps

105 Tube
E! News Daily's Steve Kmetko delivers the dish about his Hollywood job and private life

108 On the Move
At 50, Rick Worley started running marathons each week—and hasn't stopped

112 Melody
Gov. Zell Miller hopes that classical music will help Georgia's babies wise up

4 Mailbag
8 Scoop
14 Star Tracks
21 Picks & Pans
43 Insider
79 Passages
110 Puzzler
114 Chatter

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