Table of Contents
50 Up Front
It’s unthinkable: Andrea Yates allegedly drowned her five children. Could postpartum psychosis be the cause?
56 Actor Carroll O’Connor dies at 76, yet lives on in reruns as irascible, lovable bigot Archie Bunker
60 The death of blues guitarist John Lee Hooker strikes a sorrowful chord with the rock superstars he inspired
Blasting home runs at a blistering pace, Barry Bonds is enjoying a banner year—on and off the field
67 Where Are They Now?
Fame came early for Irene Cara, but she’s yearning for a repeat performance
Lawyer-turned-jewelry-designer Cathy Waterman makes the baubles stars like Gwyneth love to buy
Choreographer and Soul Food star Darrin Dewitt Henson keeps ‘N Sync and other hot acts on their toes
As part of a discrimination suit against her husband’s employer, Janice Avary holds the line on genetic testing
After her year of living dramatically, Meg Ryan puts scandal behind her and enjoys life as a single mom
With a role in Baby Boy, Omar Gooding—Cuba’s little brother—cruises into the Hollywood hood
Tamed by fatherhood and marriage, ex-bad boy Eddie Murphy scores with movies on the mild side
Steve and Karen Porath lost their home, and nearly their son’s life, to a silent, toxic menace: black mold
112 Oh, Baby!
Today’s Matt Lauer and his wife, Annette, welcome a bouncing baby boy named Jack Matthew
David Douglas Duncan’s snap decision to publish photos of Henri Cartier-Bresson has the two famed photographers feuding
The No. 1 pop hit “Lady Marmalade” gives hip-hop singer and dancer Mya a taste of sweet success
Jerry Rouleau built his unusual floating home to raise funds for cancer hospitals—and to honor his deceased wife
8 Star Tracks
29 Picks & Pans
95 Style Watch