Table of Contents

updated 09/02/2002 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/02/2002 AT 01:00 AM EDT

48 Cover
Embattled Britney Spears dishes on Justin, partying and why she needs a break

54 Up Front
Hollywood's most amicable exes, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, make it a family summer

56 Let others judge the American Idol kids' singing; our style mavens know the fashion score

61 Update
Michael Jackson becomes a dad for the third time—to a baby boy

62 Family
The Kennedys go sightseeing at the clan's Massachusetts landmarks

64 On Trial
Convicted of adultery in northern Nigeria, Amina Lawal is sentenced to death by stoning

67 Trouble
Eleven-year-old Leah Henry's escape from a violent kidnapper offers hope during a season of fear

72 Party
The celeb set turns out in force for Bruce Springsteen in Las Vegas

74 Crime
With three known victims, a serial killer terrorizes Baton Rouge

78 Screen
The summer surf-flick Blue Crush gives an equestrian champion, 19-year-old Kate Bosworth, her big break—and more than a few big falls

81 Medics
Thanks to an innovative medical treatment developed in St. Louis, 4-year-old paraplegic Jessica Hill may, soon be taking her very first steps

95 Controversy
As millions compete for a few good waves, an outbreak of surf rage plagues the nation's beaches

99 Book Bonus
Princess Diana's bodyguard Ken Wharfe sheds new light on her sons, her beaus and her desperate bid for independence

107 To the Top
Actress Nia Vardalos takes the cake in her semiautobiographical sleeper hit My Big Fat Greek Wedding

108 Scene
There was no shortage of Elvis decanters at the world's longest yard sale

6 Mailbag
8 Online
10 Star Tracks
19 Scoop
27 Picks & Pans
47 insider
71 Passages
86 Puzzler
89 Style Watch
110 Chatter

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