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STAR TRACKS 8

Kevin Costner throws a fast one. Carolyn Bessette Kennedy bares her teeth. Bryant Gumbel gets teed off. Tom Cruise cozies up with Nicole Kidman, and more

UP FRONT

42 Looking for a place to stay in Washington? The Lincoln Bedroom at the White House has gotten some nice reviews

46 Composer Bill Whelan adds a Grammy to the acclaim for Riverdance, his Irish folk fest playing to packed houses around the U.S.

48 Howard Stern, radio’s king of bad taste, stops traffic in Manhattan for a Private Parts premiere and a party with Conan O’Brien and Joey Buttafuoco

50 After getting the pink slip as Broadway’s next Annie, 12-year-old Joanna Pacitti may be ready to bet her bottom dollar—in a lawsuit

52 In a dramatic rescue, L.A. Det. Tracey Angeles helps save a fellow officer downed by heavily armed bank robbers during a fatal shoot-out

SONG 57

A low-paying gig writing a snappy rock song for the Tom Hanks movie That Thing You Do! has left Fountains of Wayne bassist Adam Schlesinger holding an Oscar nomination

FAREWELL 60

Actor David Doyle, who costarred with Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson and the rest of Charlie’s Angels and who became familiar to young fans as the voice of Grandpa on Rugrats, dies at 67

JOCKS 65

Chasing his hoop dream all the way from Alaska, Duke guard Trajan Langdon is one of the best shooters—and hardest working students—in college basketball

STYLE 71

Sharon Stone, Paula Abdul, Teri Hatcher, Gwyneth Paltrow and other style-conscious celebs call L.A. stylist Laurent a shear genius

SCREEN 77

Absolute Power’s Dennis Haysbert heeds an admonition from his late brother and makes a name for himself in Hollywood

COVER 84

The ex-wives of Windsor—the Princess of Wales and the Duchess of York—strike out in different directions: Diana shows her class while Fergie sniffs out the cash

ENVIRONMENT 93

Green Party activist Jason Kirkpatrick may seem an unusual choice for vice mayor, but Areata, Calif., is an unusual town

BIO 99

Newsman, showman, family man: After 27 years in TV journalism, Geraldo Rivera still just wants what he cannot seem to find—a little respect

FAMILY 111

As his jobless parents battle for custody over Macaulay Culkin and his six siblings, a judge allows him to spend his own money to keep his family from being evicted

SCENE 112

Cuban leader Fidel Castro was hoping for a planeload of Hollywood celebs for the cigar bash in Havana, but plans went up in smoke

OUT OF THE PAST 114

Sunk off the coast of North Carolina 278 years ago, a ship sailed by the bloodthirsty pirate Blackbeard eluded detection, until now

PARTY 116

Head-turners Sheryl Crow, Seal and No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani, among others, hit the fashion high notes at the 39th annual Grammys

INSIDE PEOPLE 4

MAIL 6

PICKS & PANS 17

THE INSIDER 41

FIRST LOOK 62

PASSAGES 81

PUZZLER 108

CHATTER 120