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This Week's Edition
Stories by Lauren Streib
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For celebrities, pregnancy holds unique value.
Big Rocks are Back
What's driving the surge in giant gems?
Want to Win a Grammy?
The indie bands seen below followed seven easy steps to stardom. Mimic them and you'll be well on your way to the main stage.
Making Alabama Shakes
The lightning-fast rise of a soul-slinging Southern band.
An energy drink’s latest extreme sport.
Meow! Cat’s Comeback
Chan Marshall, better known as Cat Power, is a musician with a bit of baggage. Now she's 40 and embarking on a new chapter.
2012’s Best Colleges For You
Rowdy, rigorous, or most beautiful? We'll help you find the best fit.
1,000 Schools That Made the Grade
This year's report card rewards the schools that are leading the charge.
What Ryan Seacrest's Future Means for Television
The hardest-working man on the airwaves.
‘The Lady’ and Me
The actress reveals how her portrayal of the Burmese revolutionary changed her life.
Nina Jacobson's 'Hunger' Gamble
After Disney gave her the pink slip, she got her revenge. Now she sits on a $1 billion franchise.
Oktoberfest is here. Throughout the country and around the world, where does the beer flow most freely?