IF ANY CHILD SEEMED DESTINED TO GROW UP afraid of her shadow and just about anything else that moved, it was 2-year-old Marjorie. She was so painfully shy that she wouldn't talk to or look at a stranger.
ELIANA, 14 MONTHS OLD, REFUSES TO WALK. SHE has never attempted to stand alone, much less take a step. The other four children in her play group, however, have all earned the right to be called toddler: they started staggering on two feet right around their first birthdays.
The RMS Titaic sank 84 years ago, but there's a new wave of interest in the great ship. See the mini-series, hum the musical, buy the cookbook! WHEN EDITH BROWN HAISMAN last saw her daddy nearly 85 years ago, he was standing on deck, smoking a cigar and smiling at his wife and daughter. ""I'll see you in New York,'' he said confidently, as his family was bundled into Lifeboat No. 14.
Only months ago, Hillary Rodham Clinton portrayed drug makers as the villains of rising health-care costs. But even before the First Lady sharpened her scalpel, pharmaceutical companies were slashing prices to cut deals with companies like Medco Containment, the mail-order pharmacy whose clients include a slew of HMOs, insurance companies and state health plans.
When gift-industry mogul Russ Berrie celebrated his nuptials last month, he topped the cake with a pair of $15 baubles: bride-and-groom troll dolls. Dotting the reception tables at New York's posh Essex House were 160 more nine-inch gnomes with shocking pink and blue hair, one per guest.