March 30, 2009 12:00 PM

23 SCOOP

Lindsay Lohan‘s wild week of partying and legal woes … Jennifer Love Hewitt’s costar courtship … Melissa Rycroft’s post-Bachelor boyfriend

56 COVER

Actress Natasha Richardson suffers a traumatic head injury March 16 while skiing at Canada’s Mont Tremblant

60 Caring for her own baby, Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska stands by daughter Bristol after the teen mom’s split from fiancé Levi Johnston

68 She’s happier these days at home with her three kids, but Julia Roberts returns to the big screen—and the spotlight—with Duplicity

71 With her breakup with John Mayer behind her, Jennifer Aniston rebounds with support from her pals

74 Kelly Osbourne opens up about the prescription pill addiction that landed her in rehab

81 Musicians—and rocker dads—from Joel Madden and Dave Grohl to Mick Jagger and Gavin Rossdale are embracing fatherhood and their softer sides

85 With twins on the way, actress Molly Ringwald returns to her teen-drama roots on TV’s cult phenomenon The Secret Life of the American Teenager

89 While Confessions of a Shopaholic makes light of out-of-control spending, meet three women who are putting their bad habits and huge debts behind them

94 HEROES AMONG US

In St. Louis Dannette Ward cultivates future scientists

108 The Biggest Loser’s Alison Sweeney brings home her new baby Megan and heads back to work

111 More and more teenagers are finding themselves in serious trouble after sending nude and seminude photos via cell phone, in a controversial practice called “sexting”

114 Remember the hairless cat from Austin Powers? The Legally Blonde Chihuahua? See them, plus five other animal superstars, again—in 3D!

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

MAILBAG 6

PEOPLE.COM 11

STAR TRACKS 12

SCOOP 23

INSIDER 28

REVIEWS 35

PUZZLER 96

SECOND LOOK 98

PASSAGES 101

STYLE WATCH 103

BODY WATCH 126

CHATTER 128

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