12/27/2004 at 01:00 AM EST
After spending more than seven years in prison for having sex with her 13-year-old student Vili Fualaau, former sixth-grade teacher Mary Kay Letourneau, now 42, professed undying love for her young partner, with whom she has two children. The couple are now reunited, living in Seattle and planning to marry once they are financially stable. Appearing on Larry King Live in October, Letourneau, who has four children from a previous marriage, confided that her relationship with Fualaau "has always been a deep spiritual oneness."
CENTER OF A SCANDAL
Pfc. Lynndie England, 22, faces a court-martial in January, nine months after photos emerged of her posing with naked Iraqis at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison. In October she gave birth to a boy. She could serve up to 38 years in prison.
BIGGEST MAC ATTACK
Fans of the documentary Super Size Me saw Morgan Spurlock pack on 25 lbs. in 30 days eating only McDonald's. Afterward he "went into withdrawal" from burgers and fries, says the director, who spent 14 months losing the weight. "I had aches, sweating, the shakes."