November 10, 2008 12:00 PM

21 SCOOP

Is Lindsay Lohan feuding with America Ferrera? … Miley Cyrus defends her beau … DJ AM flies again … John Mayer awkwardly runs into Jessica Simpson

54 COVER

Jennifer Hudson copes with devastating grief as police investigate the murders of her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew

60 Britney Spears enjoys a pumpkin-picking trip with sons Preston and Jayden

62 Angelina Jolie leaves the family at home for her first humanitarian trip to war-torn Afghanistan

67 As their divorce battle continues, Madonna and Guy Ritchie lean on friends including Jerry Seinfeld and Jude Law

70 Saturday Night Live star Amy Poehler and husband Will Arnett welcome their first child:baby boy Archie

73 Grey’s Anatomy’s Chyler Leigh reveals how she beat drugs and became a wife and mom

77 High schooler BB Blanchard thought she just had a simple rash. The real diagnosis stunned her—she had leprosy

83 In a new biography, Sean Lennon shares memories of his dad

87 Zany on Dancing with the Stars, actress Cloris Leachman takes a look back at her colorful 62-year-career

90 High School Musical sweethearts Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens are spotted hitting the beach—and attending a wedding—in Hawaii

96 It’s a disturbing high school trend: teenage boys engaging in extreme eating to gain enough weight to play football. But such behavior could come at high cost to their health

98 Anjana the chimp plays surrogate mom to two tiger cubs

101 How do you get a kid to love reading? Best-selling scribe James Patterson and son Jack, 10, share their story

104 HEROES IN HARD TIMES

Von “Dallas” Gigrich donates heating oil to needy families

111 Alexa Ray Joel—daughter of Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel—reveals how songwriting helped her overcome shyness and cope with her mom’s bitter divorce trial and her own painful split

119 Next-gen 90210 star Adam Gregory talks love—on the set and off

126 What do rapper Lil’ Jon, rocker Vince Neil, skater Peggy Fleming and actress Lorraine Bracco have in common? They’re all celebrity winemakers

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

MAILBAG 6

PEOPLE.COM 9

STAR TRACKS 10

SCOOP 21

INSIDER 28

REVIEWS 37

PASSAGES 80

BODY WATCH 107

PUZZLER 114

SECOND LOOK 116

STYLE WATCH 121

CHATTER 128

ON THE COVER

Photograph by Karin Catt/Lime Foto. Inset: Bruce Glikas/Filmmagic. Right insets (from top): Marco Di Lauro/Reportage by Getty Images; Kwaku Alston; Yunghi Kim

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