By People Staff
Updated July 06, 2009 12:00 PM
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21 SCOOP

Giselle Bündchen is expecting her first child…David Duchovny and Téa Leoni work on their marital woes… Is Benji Madden dating Pete Wentz’s sister?

54 COVER

As the world learns of her divorce, reality star Kate Gosselin talks about her heartbreak, her hopes and how her kids are coping

62 Jennifer Aniston and The Hangover’s Bradley Cooper spark talk of romance as they go on a dinner date in New York City

64 After her on-camera death, Neda Agha-Soltan, a young Iranian woman, becomes the public face of the protests in Iran

66 Four months after he assaulted Rihanna, Chris Brown pleads guilty to a felony and avoids jail time

68 Go ahead and ask! Country star Brad Paisley answers your questions on diaper duty, pranks and the secret to his happy marriage with wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley

72 Supermodel Adriana Lima and her husband, NBA star Marco Jaric, are getting ready for their first baby

76 After suffering financial hardship and a broken neck from a fall in his final years, TV host, commercial pitchman and Johnny Carson’s longtime Tonight Show sidekick Ed McMahon leaves behind a legacy of laughter

80 For one fun-filled week in June, young burn victims ages 6 to 18 can run, romp and play at a special camp in Texas where they can be free from worrying about their scars

87 In January six people in the nation’s fattest professions joined the PEOPLE Weight-Loss Challenge. Six months later some of them are successfully dropping pounds, while others struggle to stay motivated

93 Survivor producer Mark Burnett and actress Roma Downey show off the peaceful retreat they share with their three children on a hillside bluff overlooking the Malibu shore

98 Thirty years ago, when Chester Ross, then 65, became 7-year-old David Loughran’s big brother, he never imagined they’d become friends for life

101 From growing up in Hollywood to making Wall Street to wooing wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas looks back at his life and career in pictures

126 HEROES AMONG US

After her son Adam’s tragic shooting death in Iraq, Mary Conboy of Philadelphia found a way to help: by shipping 10,000 packages of fresh bed linens for thousands of troops

128 The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Danielle Staub and Caroline Manzo talk truth, lies and dramatic table-flipping as they continue their reality-TV rumble off the air

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

MAILBAG 6

PEOPLE.COM 8

STAR TRACKS 10

SCOOP 21

INSIDER 26

REVIEWS 33

PASSAGES 74

BODY WATCH 78

PUZZLER 108

SECOND LOOK 110

GREAT IDEAS 113

STYLEWATCH 119

CHATTER 130

ON THE COVER

Photograph by Peter Yang; Makeup: Deanna Bell/NARS Cosmetics; Stylist: Kathy Kalafut; Top: Banana Republic. Insets: (Jon Gosselin) Tom Meinelt-Jason Winslow/Splash News; (McMahon) Wenn; (Aniston) Tsuni/Gamma; (Cooper) Brian Zak/Sipa