By People Staff
December 13, 2004 12:00 PM

62 The Laci Trial

Laci Peterson’s family vents their pent-up emotions, as the jury decides if Scott should be executed

66 Prince Harry
The royal sizzles in Argentina with his sexy new girlfriend

68 Julia Roberts
Four weeks early the star delivers healthy twins, Phinnaeus and Hazel

75 Tragedy

NBC Sports executive Dick Ebersol survives a Colorado plane crash but loses his youngest son

79 Annette Bening

The Being Julia star plays a diva onscreen-and off-screen, mom to four kids

83 Controversy

To save her dream house, Susette Kelo fights all the way to the Supreme Court

89 Crime

A small Wisconsin town mourns after six hunters are killed in a rampage

93 Whoopi Goldberg

Twenty years wiser and still wisecracking, the comic returns to her stage roots

97 Coping

Like many G.I.s, Sgt. Mario Vega came home from Iraq to fight a war against posttraumatic stress

103 Martha Stewart

Making the most of prison life, the inmate is losing weight, studying ceramics—and even getting richer

105 Family

The Apprentice 2’s Kevin Allen helped his brother Eric beat cancer with a bone-marrow transplant

106 Wedding

After falling in love on Extreme Makeover, Kacie Searcy and James Bower make it official

110 On the Move

Ken Jennings’s long run as a millionaire Jeopardy! champ is now one for the history (and trivia) books

112 Nick & Jessica

The duo spread holiday cheer as they help light the Rockefeller Center tree

114 Pinups

Fund-raising community leaders in Batavia, N.Y., set tongues wagging by posing as calendar guys

117 Rescue

Some swimmers escape a great white shark—when they’re saved by dolphins

119 Teachers

Basketball coach Mike Zeillmann puts seriously ill kids on the court, lifting spirits and shooting hoops

123 Survivor

Disfigured by her ex, Carolyn Thomas speaks out to save other potential domestic-abuse victims

129 On the Job

Prosecutor Kelly Siegler reigns as Houston’s courtroom drama queen

133 Catching Up

The ’90s were their heyday, but Fran Drescher, Luke Perry, Michael Jordan, Lisa Loeb and others are still doing well, thanks

  • 144 Kin
  • Salma Hayek‘s brother Sami designs for both celebs and low-income Mexicans

155 Trend

Want to run a sports team from home? Fantasy football makes that a reality

159 Tube

Paula Zahn’s daughter and Kathie Lee Gifford’s son help deliver Teen/Kids News

165 Angels

Five big-hearted millionaires gave to the last drop

170 Style

Hollywood’s hottest blondes have a new hair color to dye for—brown

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