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updated 10/24/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/24/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT

19 SCOOP
Nicole Kidman lunches with Keith Urban...
Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson head to Europe...
Jennifer Aniston catches Vince Vaughn's act...
Oprah Winfrey starts a war on fugitive predators

62 COVER Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
It's true—they're having a baby! Tom's sister gives PEOPLE the inside scoop on their impending parenthood

68 Earthquake
In Pakistan, a remarkable rescue for two quake victims

70 Crime
Police focus on an older friend in the murder of college freshman Taylor Behl

75 Tube
Down 80 lbs., Suzanne Mendonca goes from The Biggest Loser to bride-to-be

79 In Court
In captivity for 22 months, Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein finally faces trial

85 Coping
For the first time, rapper Foxy Brown talks about losing her hearing

90 Spirit
Shark attack survivor Bethany Hamilton inspires a fellow amputee

94 Ricky Martin
After traveling the world, the singer releases a new album

98 Eva Longoria
The Desperate Housewives actress and NBA star Tony Parker canoodle at a resort

100 How I Met Your Mother
One's a Doogie Howser, M.D. alum; another a Freaks and Geeks vet. Meet the spirited cast of the prime time hit

103 Jenn Lyon
The Survivor star talks about a new love and her bout with breast cancer

106 Book Bonus
What does A Day in the Life of the American Woman look like? In this excerpt, seven photographers offer up their visions

124 Man of the Week
Country music's Billy Currington shows off his tunes—and his chest

129 Martina McBride
The country singer has a new album, a new baby girl and readies for a U.S. tour

132 Q & A
Clinical trials show promise for a cervical cancer vaccine

134 Scene
Wilmer! Jared! Stavros! The romeos romancing all the Hollywood starlets

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MAILBAG 6
PEOPLE.COM 8
STAR TRACKS 10
SCOOP 19
PICKS & PANS 33
INSIDER 61
PASSAGES 93
STYLE WATCH 119
PUZZLER 126
CHATTER 136

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