October 24, 2005 12:00 PM

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

IN EVERY ISSUE

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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